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Humpismuseum, Ravensburg, Germany

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 13th of August, 2009
If you are at Ravensburg and you like history, you´have to visit the city`s new mseum, called Humpis Museum. It´s name derives from an old medieval trading company.
There you can see the history of the town, connected with the family Humpis, that owned the trading company. The museum itself is located in some houses, dating back to medieval times.
It´s definitely worth a visit!

Address:
Museum Humpis-Quartier
Markstraße 45
88212 Ravensburg

Telefon +49-751-82820
Telefax +49-751-82822

Price:
Entrance is free.

Opening Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday: 11-18 o'clock
Thursday: 11-20 o'clock

 
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