You wouldn't go to this museum all for itself, but if you are already in the area, it merits an hour.
Fist, a word about the area. Along the banks of the Main (pronounced MYN) river are several museums in a cluster, sort of like the Smithsonian but on a much more modest scale. The "big" museums are the History and the Staedel (Art, mostly old masters), but there are several others.
The Film Museum is in two parts. The first focuses on the history of mechanisms for recording and projecting still and motion pictures. The second includes film memorabilia; an amusing "green screen" that lets you put your live cam image into an alien landscape and watch yourself get eaten by a giant mantis, or undersea to pilot a submarine; and a very entertaining montage of famous movies.
Staff are pleasant and clearly enthused by the subject matter.
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