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Bavarian National Museum – collection of works of art and cultural and historical values in Munich. The museum was founded by Maximilian II, the Bavarian king, in 1855. The eclectic museum building is located on Prinzregentenstrasse. It was built according to the project of Gabriel von Seidl, the court architect, in 1894-1899. at the entrance to the museum there is an equestrian statue of the Bavarian prince-regent Luitpold, made by Adolf von Hildebrand.
On the first floor of the museum there is an exhibition telling about the Bavarian and South German history of culture and art from the Middle Ages to the present ... Sculptures of Erasmus Grasser, Hubert Gerhard, Tillmann Riemenschneider, Hans Leinberger, Adam Kraft, Ignaz Gunter, Giovanni da Bologna, Adrian de Vries, Johann Baptist Straub, Ferdinand Tietz, Simon Troger and Ludwig Schwanthaler. The famous Zeon Madonna is also kept here. The second floor displays an extensive collection of porcelain, ivory, gold and silver jewelry, clocks, textiles, wood inlays and stained glass windows.
The museum also has a basement where exhibits are located, telling about rural life in Bavaria. Particularly popular is the collection, the largest in the world, of sculptural images of a biblical Christmas story with a manger in a barn.
In 2005, the 150th anniversary of the Bavarian National Museum was celebrated, in honor of this date, the eponymous exhibition.
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