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The best 6 ideas for school trips in Munich

Monika Ebner, Head of Operations & Client Service im Portrait
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Monika Ebner
Hotel expert at tripmakery.com

Organising a school trip to Munich can be a challenge as the variety of options can be overwhelming. We have put together the best ideas for an unforgettable school trip in this fascinating city, this selection offers something for everyone. Below we present 6 excursion destinations for school trips in Munich.

Note: The selection was made according to our experts' own criteria and experience and does NOT contain paid advertising!


  • 1. Deutsches Museum

    The Deutsches Museum in Munich, one of the largest and oldest science and technology museums in the world, is a perfect destination for a school trip. With a myriad of exhibits ranging from astronomy to computer technology, it provides an inspiring environment for students of all ages. Here, students can experience the wonders of science and technology firsthand, while stimulating their curiosity and creativity. It's also a great opportunity to bridge the gap between theory and practice, transforming the classroom into a world of discovery. The museum also offers special guided tours and workshops that are perfectly tailored for school groups.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening timesDaily 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    AddressMuseumsinsel 1, 80538 Munich
    Arrival byTram 18 (Stop: Deutsches Museum), Subway U1/U2 (Stop: Fraunhoferstraße)
    Websitehttps://www.deutsches-museum.de/en
    Suggested accommodations
    A&O München Laim ($10.00 - $25.00 / night)
    harry's home München Moosach ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Hotel Prinzregent München ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 2. English Garden

    The English Garden, a green haven in the heart of Munich, is a perfect destination for school trips. This extensive park offers not just relaxation and nature, but also cultural landmarks like the Chinese Tower and the Japanese Tea House. Students can explore the importance of urban green spaces for the quality of life in big cities while enjoying the fresh air. The garden also offers numerous activities such as boating, picnicking, and watching the surfers on the Eisbach river. It's an ideal place to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing and to appreciate the beauty of nature.

    CategoryPark
    Opening timesOpen all day
    AddressEnglish Garden, 80538 Munich
    Arrival byVarious bus and tram stops around the park
    Suggested accommodations
    A&O München Hauptbahnhof ($10.00 - $25.00 / night)
    A&O München Hackerbrücke ($10.00 - $25.00 / night)
    MASEVEN München Messe Trudering ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)

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  • 3. BMW Museum

    The BMW Museum in Munich offers an exciting journey through the world of mobility, making it a great choice for a school trip. Students can explore the history and future of automotive technology, being inspired by groundbreaking designs and innovative technologies. The museum not only showcases classic and modern BMW vehicles but also features interactive exhibits that stimulate thoughts about mobility and the environment. It's a perfect opportunity to teach students about the importance of engineering, design, and innovation in today's world. Additionally, the museum offers educational programs specifically tailored for school groups.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening timesTuesday to Sunday, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    AddressAm Olympiapark 2, 80809 Munich
    Arrival bySubway U3 (Stop: Olympiazentrum), Buses 173, 177, 178
    Websitehttps://www.bmw-welt.com/en/locations/museum.html
    Suggested accommodations
    Novotel München City ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    ACHAT Hotel München Süd ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Munich Marriott Hotel (~ $333.09 / night)

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  • 4. Nymphenburg Palace

    Nymphenburg Palace, with its majestic architecture and tranquil parklands, is a wonderful destination for a school trip. This baroque masterpiece provides insights into Bavarian history and culture. Students can explore the lavish rooms of the palace, admire the impressive art and historic furnishings. The palace park, one of the largest and most beautiful in Europe, is perfect for relaxing strolls and offers numerous photo opportunities. A visit here enhances understanding of art history and architecture and is an inspiring experience.

    CategoryHistorical Site
    Opening timesDaily 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    AddressSchloss Nymphenburg 1, 80638 Munich
    Arrival byTram 17 (Stop: Schloss Nymphenburg)
    Websitehttps://www.schloss-nymphenburg.de/en/
    Suggested accommodations
    Leonardo Hotel City South ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    ibis Muenchen City Nord ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    B&B Hotel München City West ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)

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  • 5. Olympiapark

    The Olympiapark in Munich, known for its futuristic architecture and sporting history, is an exciting destination for school trips. Students can explore the sites of the 1972 Olympic Games and learn about the significance of major sporting events. The park offers a variety of leisure activities, from boat rides on the lake to events in the Olympiahalle. The park's unique architecture and the Olympic Tower provide ideal opportunities to delve into the world of design and engineering. A visit to the Olympiapark is not only educational but also inspiring, offering diverse opportunities for physical and cultural education.

    CategoryLeisure Park
    Opening timesOpen all day
    AddressSpiridon-Louis-Ring 21, 80809 Munich
    Arrival bySubway U3 (Stop: Olympiazentrum)
    Websitehttps://www.olympiapark.de/en/
    Suggested accommodations
    Leonardo Hotel & Residenz München ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Hotel Am Moosfeld ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)

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  • 6. Pinakothek der Moderne

    The Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich is a must-visit for school groups interested in art. This museum houses an impressive collection of modern and contemporary art, design, architecture, and works of graphic art. Students can experience works by world-famous artists like Picasso, Kandinsky, and Warhol, and be inspired by the diversity of artistic expression. The museum also offers educational programs that encourage critical engagement with art. A visit to the Pinakothek der Moderne not only broadens cultural horizons but also stimulates creative thinking.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening timesTuesday to Sunday, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Thursday until 08:00 PM
    AddressBarer Str. 40, 80333 Munich
    Arrival byTram 27, 28 (Stop: Pinakotheken), Subway U2 (Stop: Theresienstraße)
    Websitehttps://www.pinakothek.de/en
    Suggested accommodations
    Hotel Europa ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)
    Hotel München City Center Hotel ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)
    INNSIDE München Parkstadt Schwabing ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)

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