Kaiserin Elisabeth Museum


This small exhibit in the grand surroundings of the former royal waiting rooms of the historic Bahnhof Possenhofen, now the S-Bahn station, focuses on Empress Elizabeth, aka Sisi, and the time she spent summering by the shores of Lake Starnberg.

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