Museums & sights

Franz Marc Museum / art from the 20th century
A multi-faceted collection about Franz Marc within the context of 20th century art and many other artists from this period. Changing special exhibitions and a sculpture park (including Tony Cragg, among others).

Franz Marc Park 8-10, 82431 Kochel am See, ; Tel. +49 (0)8851-924880;  Opening times: April to October: Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays 10 am – 6 pm; November to March: Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays 10 am – 5 pm; closed on 24.12. and 31.12.

Glentleiten Open-Air Museum
“Upper Bavaria in one place” could be the motto for southern Bavaria’s largest open-air museum in Großweil. Discover over 70 historic buildings from 5 centuries – from farms to mills to charcoal kilns and its very own brewery.

An der Glentleiten 4, 82439 Großweil, ;Tel. +49 (0)8851-1850;  Opening times: 19th March to 11th November: June to end of September Tue – Sun, 9 am – 6 pm, also open on Mondays when public holidays/during the Bavarian holidays. Closes at 5 pm after the summer period.

Walchensee Museum
Opened in Urfeld, in the former Hotel Post, to mark the 150th birthday of Lovis Corinth. Around 300 sketches of Corinth‘s, paintings by local german artists, local history collections from the Kochelsee and Walchensee lakes, Jachenau valley and the Herzogstand and Kesselberg mountains.

Urfeld 4, 82432 Walchensee, Opening times:

Benediktbeuern Abbey
The oldest abbey in Upper Bavaria, founded in 739, is located in Benediktbeuern. Storms and wars destroyed the sites of abbey`s facilities in various epochs. Today‘s basilica, in the early Italian Baroque style, with onion domes, was built between 1681 and 1686.

Don-Bosco-Str. 1, 83671 Benediktbeuern, ; Tel. +49 (0)8857 880