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Museum Folkwang, Essen

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Founded in 1922, Museum Folkwang in Essen is one of Germany's best-established 19th- and 20th-century art museums. During the 1920s and '30s, this featured one of the leading modern art collections in the world--but the artworks were designated "degenerate art" by the Nazi Party and subsequently sold off or destroyed. In recent years, the museum has undergone a major redesign and has reclaimed its status as a leading gallery through its display of German Romanticism, heroic landscape art from the Late Classicist period, French Impressionism, German Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. The collection also incorporates the German Poster Museum, with approximately 340,000 posters from politics, economics, and culture. Make Museum Folkwang a part of your Essen vacation plans using our Essen trip itinerary maker.
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  • The Museum Folkwang is one of the greatest museums of 20th-century art I have ever been in, and I’ve been in dozens. The building is absolutely perfect for viewing the works on display: beautiful natu...  read more »
  • Sometimes pass a remarkable exhibition, sometimes tedious. You choose. If the exhibition did not like, you can go to the same place to mourn about the wasted time spent.
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  • Often featured exhibitions. My recommendation: A leadership not so wildly expensive... about €10 P.p.. If you are running in a group. The Guide informs often interesting aspects and backgrounds of the exhibition. We speak always a number of acquaintances and then you have a nice, more private round... then really real food go 5 minutes walk in the Ampütte.
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  • Not my usual sort of thing, but interesting and a pleasant enough way to pass an afternoon.
  • a strange little Museum: exhibits and very strange modern art exhibitions. Impressed the presence of Salvador Dali (1kartina) and entry prices. Democratically available to all Students discounts!. In any case, I advise you to visit this place, you will not regret
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  • The art here is well sorted and make fun of the Museum to stroll. It is unfortunately to find nothing except a museum shop and a library. The entry in the domestic exhibition is free to visit thanks to the Foundation.
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  • Very interesting Museum with works of great authors. From Friedrich, through Van Gogh and ending with a Pavilion set up by the Cuban artistic group the carpenters. Highly recommended to visit it.
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  • Impressive and modern. Always worth a visit. In Museum there is still a bookstore! This is absolutely worth a visit.
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