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Museum Folkwang

Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8845444
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Excellent art collection

This large museum offers an excellent art collection from the 19th century to today. You'll find... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
via mobile
Nice Museum. Pretty decent collection

We had a great viewing time here. As there were not too many people so strolling around was super... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Chris G
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Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8845444
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This large museum offers an excellent art collection from the 19th century to today. You'll find many famous artists here. Particular pieces from the 20th century were stunning. The building has a modern design with many courtyards with beautiful trees. The museum entrance is free...More

Thank MES_London
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We had a great viewing time here. As there were not too many people so strolling around was super nice.Good collection of art and a decent mix.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

the old and new wings of the museum go very well together due to chipperfields great architecture. even if it is crowdy (which happens frequently) you hardly feel unconfortable because of the natural light which always appears through huge glas walls.

Thank I710ESthomass
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Very nice museum with an impressive collection covering the art epochs since the mid 1800s. Also exciting special exhibitions. Always worth the visit

Thank byemyselftravels
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A gem of a museum. Paintings and sculptures are well placed for viewing. Lots of natural light inside. A pleasure to have a drink on the outside patio.

Thank VPMarketing
Reviewed 15 August 2017 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 1 May 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

1  Thank dar268
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
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