This museum contains three vast floors of sculpture, painting, folk art, ceramics, furniture, and textiles, in addition to clocks and scientific instruments. The objects on view are among Bavaria’s greatest historic and artistic treasures, but to be honest, this isn’t the most thrilling museum in terms of how the collections are displayed, and a visit can be both overwhelming and underwhelming at the same time if you try to see everything, so choose what interests you and skip the rest. A major highlight is the Riemenschneider Room, which contains works in wood by the great sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider (1460–1531). The museum also contains a famous collection of Christmas Nativity cribs from Bavaria, Tyrol, and southern Italy.