Whether you’re inspired by science or culture, Frankfurt offers museums for every taste. Immerse yourself in a world of art, and history and experience unique exhibitions that will entertain you. Come rain or shine - these fabulous museums will keep you busy.
Culture in Frankfurt
As the name suggests, the Historische Museum offers a large collection of fascinating historical objects. The programme of exhibitions covers a variety of subjects and opens windows to our interesting pasts.
Over 200 exhibitions have been shown here and visitors can expect great works of art from every corner of the world. The Schirn Kunsthalle enjoys an excellent reputation and is one of the most renowned exhibition venues in Europe. It is an absolute must for art lovers.
The Städel is considered one of the most important art museums in Germany and contains works by Picasso, Rembrandt, Monet and many other artists. The exhibits span more than 700 years of European art history. You will find lots of fantastic art to inspire you!
Museum für Moderne Kunst
The Museum of Modern Art, opened in 1991, boasts an impressive collection of over 5,000 works. The three-storey building not only displays an extraordinary spatial concept, but is also attractive from the outside.
Frankfurt’s natural history museum houses an extensive permanent collection of flora and fauna. Particularly appealing to families, children love the dinosaurs and fossils.
Immerse yourself in the world of film and experience film history from its beginnings to the present. Film-lovers will rejoice as they can learn everything about the industry’s techniques and technology. This wonderful film museum is suitable for young and old.
Museum für Kommunikation
Originally opened as an exhibition of the Deutsche Bundespost, today the Museum of Communication is devoted to the general world of communications. There is also a gallery displaying artworks and a children's workshop.
Jüdisches Museum (Jewish Museum)
The Jewish museum is a fascinating place if you are interested in Jewish history. While this museum is currently under construction, you can also visit the Museum Judengasse, which deals with Jewish history before 1800.
The former police prison directly at the Konstablerwache in Frankfurt informs in a permanent exhibition about the history and inmates of Klapperfeld.
Explore the popular permanent exhibition "Dialog im Dunkeln" "Dialogue in the Dark". Ever wondered how it feels to be completely in the dark? You can experience it here first hand, when you will be guided through a course by blind guides in complete darkness. A great experience that you should definitely have had once.
Geldmuseum (Money Museum)
In Germany's only money museum, the Deutsche Bundesbank is showcasing an exhibition that focuses on the history of money. Don't miss this impressive collection of coins and paper money. Admission is free.
Weltkulturen Museum (World Culture Museum)
In changing exhibitions, the Museum of World Cultures shows collector's items from all parts of the world. Let yourself be enchanted by different cultures and explore other ways of life!
The palatial villa is home to some 3,000 sculptures from Ancient Egypt to Classicism. The Liebieghaus is one of the most important sculpture museums in the world and is surrounded by a beautiful garden with a café.
Delve into the world of Struwwelpeter, the iconic children's book character which was invented by a Frankfurt doctor. Your children will love this museum! This museum will reopen: summer 2019.