Old Pinakothek (Alte Pinakothek) Tours and Tickets
Munich's Old Pinakothek, or Alte Pinakothek, is an illustrious art museum displaying more than 800 works by European painters, dating from the 14th to the 18th centuries. Seek out the gallery specifically designed to showcase The Last Judgement by Peter Paul Rubens.
Get acquainted with Munich the easy way on a fun, flexible hop-on hop-off city bus tour. Choose a 24-hour Express Tour to check out Munich’s main highlights or a 24-hour or 48-hour Grand Tour ticket to widen your sightseeing net. Either way, settle aboard an open-top double-decker bus, listen to the enlightening onboard commentary, and enjoy panoramic views of sites such as the Marienplatz, Hofbrauhaus, Viktualienmarkt and more. Hop off at the stops that interest you, explore on foot and then re-board the bus at any stop you wish.
Get the most out of your visit to Alte Pinakothek Museum by securing a place on a guided tour with a professional artist. The museum is home to over 700 paintings, so exploring it with a guide ensures you don’t miss any of its highlights. Along the way, hear fascinating commentary about artists from all over Europe, as well as painting techniques, and stories about politics.
To get intimate with Munich, you’ll need a local guide—and with this flexible tour, there’s an option that fits your schedule. From two hours to six hours, you’ll get a private, guided adventure around Old Town, opting to spend time discovering Frauenkirche, Theatine Church and Residenz, too. Regardless of your itinerary, you’ll level up your trip with local insight and, hopefully, fall in love with this Bavarian capital.
As Versailles is to France, so is Munich’s Residenz to Germany. A royal palace from 1508 to 1918, it’s the largest city palace in the country, filled with extravagant (and sometimes hidden) rooms, crowns and jewels, piles of wealth, and centuries of scandals, stories, and secrets. With a private guide, you’ll get the most out of this fascinating experience, a true only-in-Munich adventure.
Discover the Capital of Bavaria on an open top hop-on hop-off bus sightseeing tour. From landmarks like Munich’s famed Marienplatz and the world reknown Hofbrauhaus, you can see all the sights to explore Munich at your own pace on a flexible sightseeing tour.
This tour is designed to show you the city center, where you can hop on and off as many times as you’d like throughout the duration of your ticket.
You will enjoy panoramic views of famous landmarks and traditional Bavarian architecture. Board the Green Line where you will travel city center. Finish your tour with the Orange Line and see the must see Schloss Nymphenburg, a spectacular baroque palace. From there you can venture further to the north side and visit the sports ground of Olympiapark built in 1972 for the summer Olympics.
Art fans—this one’s for you! Visit Munich’s renowned Alte Pinakothek art museum with a private guide to teach you about the exhibits. To help you make the most of the day, skip-the-line entry is included, which saves time wasted waiting at the entrance. Once inside, you can admire over 700 pieces, including work by Durer, Rubens, and Da Vinci.
Cover more ground in less time on this 3-hour Segway tour of Munich’s Old Town. Ideal for those with limited time, this tour allows you to explore Munich on a state-of-the-art, self-balancing Segway. It’ll take no time at all to get acquainted with the simple controls of your Segway, suitable for both adults and children over 15. Glide past the English Garden, Odeonplatz, and Deutsches Museum, stopping intermittently to capture photographs and listen to commentary. Small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
Cover lots of ground in a short amount of time by exploring Munich on a Segway. This half-day tour delves into the brewing culture in one of the world's most famous beer-centric cities; your guide will provide facts and figures about Germany's brewing history as you travel. Even beginners can enjoy riding this two-wheeled, self-balancing electric scooter with all instruction included.
In a city filled with so many notable churches, it can be hard to know where to start sightseeing in Munich. This private guided tour of the city will take you straight to the truly outstanding Munich churches, including St. Peter’s, Frauenkirche, and St. Michael’s. Along the way, you’ll learn about the history and architecture of each place and visit other essential Old Town landmarks such as Marienplatz and the Rathaus-Glockenspiel.
Discover a remarkable collection of paintings by Old Masters, from Lochner to da Vinci, at the Alte Pinakothek art museum in Munich!
Choose one of our excellent tour options tailored to your needs and interests.
2-hour: Alte Pinakothek Tour
See the remarkable art collection of the Alte Pinakothek art museum in Munich. Includes skip-the-line tickets.
3-hour: Alte Pinakothek & Transfer
This option includes skip-the-line tickets to Alte Pinakothek and a 1-hour round-trip car transfers between the museum and your accommodation in Munich.
4-hour: Alte Pinakothek & Old Town Tour
See the remarkable art collection of the Alte Pinakothek art museum in Munich with skip-the-line tickets and discover Old Town highlights such as Odeonsplatz and Marienplatz.
5-hour: Alte Pinakothek, Old Town & Transfers
This option includes skip-the-line tickets to Alte Pinakothek, Old Town walking tour, and 1-hour round-trip car transfers between the museum and your accommodation in Munich.
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This is an outdoor tour for small groups of maximum 8 people. We are not going inside museums. Just the Glockenspiel is optionally available.
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In this tour I bring the participants closer to the sponsors of art and culture in the country and give a first impression of contemporary art in the city of Munich.
Reserve a seat for my popular Welcome Tour through Munich.
Visit places like Viktualienmarkt hearing about our comediants, Isartorplatz, Red Riding Hood fountain, the royal residence.
I tell exciting stories about Munich and its history and you get exclusive tips for your stay and shopping in Munich.
The tour progress depends on the group and it is not a marathon. We walk comfortably through the planned course and no one will experience unanswered questions here.
You will get a brief introduction to the individual galleries (without interior visits). What building was an innovation for European museum architecture at the time? You will continue your tour to Neue Pinakothek. You will see the selection of masterpieces of the 19th century. You will be inspired by Pinakothek der Moderne with its few museums. How many artworks are displayed in Museum Brandhorst? The Glyptothek (antique sculptures from Greek and Roman times), the State Collection of Antiquities, Lenbachhaus gallery, the State Collection of Egyptian Art and the Crystal Museum are also noteworthy. During the walk, our professional guide will encourage participants to visit the various museums on their own, where they will encounter a unique density of world-renowned art.
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Q:What are Old Pinakothek (Alte Pinakothek) hours of operation?
Old Pinakothek (Alte Pinakothek) hours of operation: Wed - Sun 10am - 6pm, Tues 10am - 8pm. Closed Mondays and holidays. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.