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Museum Folkwang

Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8845444
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I'm not the standard museum kind of person, but as a cheap traveller, this museum did get on my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Apocalyptic6
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Went for the Richter exhibit. Stayed for the 60-s culture exhibit

Made the trek to Essen for one particular wing of the museum, but found many of the other works to... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
KittenDoggy
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Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm not the standard museum kind of person, but as a cheap traveller, this museum did get on my list. It was a diverse museum with interesting interactive parts. It has a wide variety of art from around 1600-now. It was a great visit, and...More

Thank Apocalyptic6
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Made the trek to Essen for one particular wing of the museum, but found many of the other works to be interesting as well. There is an audio tour available for about a quarter of the pieces, and the museum staff was very friendly. For...More

Thank KittenDoggy
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Beautiful exposition room for works, museum with interesting collection of modern art (free, no charge). Especially German art groups and artists are quite well represented. Have 1 piece of quite a few big (American) names in modern art.

Thank Rudy950
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A wonderful art gallery. I was staying in Düsseldorf and, after a little research, decided it was worth a trip. Really pleased I did. Essen is a sleepy former coal mining town, which you wouldn't suspect having such an outstanding gallery. The train ride was...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Set with typical Germanic efficiency, this museum has a lot of excellent work tucked away within its utilitarian structure. Though it would be better to take along someone who could explain the art to you, unless you're an aficionado yourself.

Thank vijai_vmc
Reviewed 15 April 2017

the folkwang museum is certainly one of the leading german museums. both, permanent collection, actual shows and the architecture of the old and new wing create a great cultural ambience.

Thank I710ESthomass
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My family wanted to go and I didn't know what to expect. It is one of the few free museums in Germany. There was a really good modern art exhibition (incl Lichtenstein, Warhol...) and a huge and very varied selection of paintings from all styles...More

Thank Johanna B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Beautiful exhibit, always worth a visit. It is uncrowded and the rooms have a nice flow. The cafe is nice as well.

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I went here as a relative suggested I check out a photo exhibition that was on there whilst I was in town for a day. It's five euro for entry and that includes all the exhibits. Bag and coat storage is free. The photo exhibition...More

Thank ripvanmarlowe
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Had a few hours to kill in the morning,so went to this museum. Beautifully laid out, excellent ,well trained staff. The collection is stunning, all the big names. We were so pleased to have visited this. Excellent and well worth the visit if your in...More

Thank JeffZ1
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