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German Film Museum (Deutsches Filmmuseum)

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Neighborhood: Sachsenhausen-Nord
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Address: Schaumainkai 41, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 49 69 96 12 20 0
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: A museum dedicated to film history and technology. The museum also hosts...
A museum dedicated to film history and technology. The museum also hosts film screenings.
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Klein aber fein

Compact but informative journey through the history of German and international film. Great exhibition of photos of ruined N.American movie theaters. Recommended...

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Compact but informative journey through the history of German and international film. Great exhibition of photos of ruined N.American movie theaters. Recommended...

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We spent 2 solid hours exploring this museum. We found the details of movie-making fascinating. We never realized we were interested in anything but watching the finished product! Had a great time poking around. This museum is very hands-on. Lots of fun!

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Velburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I really enjoyed my time at the museum it took me back to when I use to do some of these things as a kid when I was curious and in to art and making my own flip book animations. This is a rare find for those into wanting to see how things work in the movie and tv world.... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Really interesting museum for those who like movies and films. It has some cool stuff like the original King Kong model and a Darth Vader helmet.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The German flm museum is great place to spend 2-3 hours. You can see lot of movie tricks, you can be a part of the movie. You can explore the whole alchyme of the movie filming and creating. It is greate place for the visiting. It is not just a museum. Is interactive exhibition for all ages. From the children... More 

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Frankfurt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Worth the visit just to see the medley film they have produced! It is simply amazing. Some parts inappropriate for small children

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We actually only stopped by the museum because Germany was in the middle of a heat wave and we wanted reprieve from the heat. However, we were pleasantly surprised by how great this museum was. It has a TON of interactive exhibits that would be great for kids and adults alike. It wasn't too long so you knew you didn't... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Deutsches Filmmuseum successfully manages to consistently offer an interesting program of old films. It contributes significantly to enhancing Frankfurt's cultural scene.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This little gem of a museum is on the Museum Strip that runs along the river in Frankfurt. We went there mainly because my 10-year old is into movies. It's a must-see if you are interested in moving images. I especially liked the concept behind the organization of the permanent exhibits over two floors. The first floor is devoted to... More 

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Villaviciosa, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

As soon as we knew it was a film museum in the city, we decided to go as we love cinema. The museum is very well organized, with 2 floors with different themes. The first floor is all about the invention of cinema form the 18th century onwards, with explanations, original objects and reproductions you can touch and use. There... More 

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Additional Information about German Film Museum (Deutsches Filmmuseum)

Address: Schaumainkai 41, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 49 69 96 12 20 0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Sachsenhausen-Nord
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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