The catalogue of the Museum of the Bavarian Kings provides an insight to the history of the House of Wittelsbach, which ruled Bavaria from 1180 until the end of the First World War in 1918.
The focus is on the monarchs of the Kingdom of Bavaria (1806 - 1918). Special attention is paid to the builders of Hohenschwangau Castle and Neuschwanstein Castle, King Max II and Kind Ludwig II.
How have they coined the village. the landscape and the inhabitants? What significance do medieval legends have in the furnishing of both royal castles? What happend to their descendants until this day?
These questions and other aspects are answered by high-quality illustrations and vivid descriptions of the exhibits. After a general summary of the history of the House of Wittelsbach, the catalogue accompanies you through the museum´s exhibition. Each chapter is introduced by an introductory text. Afterwards the exhibits will be explained.
An essential reference book for your private library.
You have the possibility to buy the catalogue of the Museum of the Bavarian Kings before your visit at the cashier desk or afterwards in the museum shop.
available in English or German