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Kunstmuseum Stuttgart

Kleiner Schlossplatz 1, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 711 21619600
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it is mostly modern Art, but very interesting. Great look of Stuttgart from the top floor of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
gleiwitz
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Overrated, disappointing, Pink Panther staff follow you

Had bit of spare time so 4 of us decided to have look into this art house, which is set in a large... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
a_suthers
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scotland, uk
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Welcome to the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart. Located in the heart of the city, between the Kleinen and the Grossen Schlossplatz, directly on the bustling Königstrasse, the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart has long since become one of Stuttgart’s landmarks. No only its location but also its architecture contribute to the museum’s success. The glass cube houses three floors of exhibition space reserved for special exhibitions. Yet this part of the museum, visible from the exterior, comprises only one-fifth of the institution’s in total 5,000 square meters of exhibition space. Most of the museum is situated underground in a former traffic tunnel system. Presented on the ground and lower levels are highlights of the municipal art collection. Smaller thematic or monographic special exhibitions within the collection expand upon key aspects or set counterpoints. The »Frischzelle« series features young contemporary art.
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Kleiner Schlossplatz 1, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 711 21619600
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Reviewed 4 days ago

it is mostly modern Art, but very interesting. Great look of Stuttgart from the top floor of the building

Thank gleiwitz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had bit of spare time so 4 of us decided to have look into this art house, which is set in a large glass cube structure. The lower level used to be an old underground station. From buying our tickets and handing in rucksacks, staff...More

Thank a_suthers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only interesting bit is one room with Otto Dix paintings. If you’re interested in modern stuff, then this small museum might be for you, but I prefer pre-WW2 art and then only the Dix collection is interesting. We luckily were there when entry was...More

Thank Midrac
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

When we walked around for the first time, I thought it's a modern shopping mall. Apparently, I was wrong. The building is nice, the collection is not huge, yet I really enjoyed it (except the art from food, it looked awful). HINT: If you want...More

Thank PavelSuk
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I went there with a friend who almost knew nothing about art and surprisingly he loved this place. There are a lot of funny activities to do and interesting things to see. I really appreciated this museum!! Recommended.

Thank 951miao
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This beautiful gallery houses a fantastic collection of German concrete art, including installations, video work and sculpture. The collection is unique and worth a full day if you get chance. The gallery is open late on Friday evenings and it's great to have a look...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This has a limited free section for those on a budget and a nice shop for books. The price of some exhibits might put you off - try buying a tourist card if you are going to visit a few museums in a couple of...More

Thank MixMasterMoll
Reviewed 4 January 2017

While this building is very interesting from an architectural standpoint, and the special exhibition that I saw when I visited was also pretty interesting, the permanent collection in this museum is very regionally based, with little in it outside of this area of Germany. I...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great building, with fine spacious galleries, well exhibited paintings. Nice bar to take a drink in...short visit only but well worth a look.

Thank Peppa07
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The best way to see this museum is to walk by it at night. When lit up, it looks like a stone building inside a glass cube. The collection was disappointing. A few German expressionists, and some unimpressive contemporary works. Spend your time at some...More

Thank traveler070847
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