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German Film Museum (Deutsches Filmmuseum)

Schaumainkai 41, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 9612200
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Learn about the history of film in a fun, interactive way.

First off, it was a hot, humid day and after a long walk from the cathedral, it was blessedly cool... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Had fun! :D

Never felt bored in any moment. Very informative and and well organized. Temporary exhibition about... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yun Ji J
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A museum dedicated to film history and technology. The museum also hosts film screenings.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Schaumainkai 41, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 9612200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, it was a hot, humid day and after a long walk from the cathedral, it was blessedly cool inside. Why? Air conditioning!!! A rarity in Germany, but much appreciated. The museum opened at ten and since we didn"0't have breakfast, we went straight...More

Thank coolcatToronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never felt bored in any moment. Very informative and and well organized. Temporary exhibition about the color red was also good

Thank Yun Ji J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The best part of the Film Museum is on the middle floor where the themes of cinema are presented in clips from loads of familiar films. The lower floor covers the history of film, how the idea of moving pictures came to be. The top...More

1  Thank nuclearx2
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is another great museum in Frankfurt that kept our children engaged for hours. The museum covers the development of film and the various elements of film making. The staff also helped us to get a ticket for all the museums that you can...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

there are always some interesting movies to see here, which you may to find elsewhere. We enjoy coming here also sometimes with our children.

Thank Franco F
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The best bits currently are the excellent temporary exhibition about the use of colour in film and the green screen interactive area which is a bit of fun. The temporary exhibition includes lots of extracts from films to make its point and some clever use...More

1  Thank simono1958
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Two permanent galleries (on separate floors) tell, firstly, the story of the development of motion pictures from pre-cinema to the 1900s; and then, secondly, how films are made. A third floor features a temporary exhibition. Labels are in English and German. There plenty to interact...More

Thank mikeyp3
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

A great little museum, especially for those who are interested in film/photography. It is informative and also has some good interactive exhibits which makes it good fun for all. All information is in English as well as German.

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I went to this museum on a short weekend trip to Frankfurt to visit a friend as a spur of the moment decision on a slightly gloomy day. It absolutely did not disappoint. The ticket prices for the permanent exhibition were very reasonable (6 euros...More

Thank Srl1793
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Deutsches Filmmuseum in Frankfurt am Main is dedicated to the medium of film, showcasing its history and its present, its aesthetics and influence in a multitude of ways through exhibitions and screenings in its own cinema. Permanent Exhibition On two floors, covering an area...More

1  Thank Stephan G
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