HALLOWED HALLS: The Beer and Oktoberfest museum is located in Munich's oldest residential building.
You’ll find the Museum Stüberl, a small bar, on the ground floor. For a bargain 4€ you can combine your museum ticket with a voucher for a beer and a snack and the Stüberl. The museum is located in Munich’s oldest surviving residential house (1340), a worthy tourist attraction in its own right.
It’s a multi-storey rabbit warren with low ceilings, exposed brickwork and rickety stairs. The staircase on the right of the house is one of a kind. Dubbed the “Stairway to Heaven” it’s narrow, straight and reaches right to the top of the house.
Location: The Beer and Oktoberfest Museum (German: Bier und Oktoberfest Museum) is at Sternecker Strasse 2. It’s down a side street between Marienplatz and Isartor.
Phone: 089 24 23 16 07
Cost: 4€, concession 2.50€, family ticket 6€. Tickets for groups of six or more are 3€ each.
Open: The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 1pm to 5pm, but can stay open later if there’s a group reservation.
The bar/restaurant is open Tuesday to Saturday from 6pm to midnight.
Directions: It’s a 10min walk from Marienplatz or a 5min walk from the Isartor S-Bahn station. See here for a map.
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