This is a special exhibition of French and German war art. The art on show is wonderful especially Otto Dix drawings and self portraits exploring the transformation through war. The French art was less dynamic than I expected. For anyone interested in the war, art or culture this is well worth a visit. However....
Be aware: There are no subtitled captions or English guides so be warned unless you have some competence in German or French you might lose the meaning. Students on a budget take some form of identification to reduce the price of entry. At 12€ for normal entrance, some might find too much for the overall content. The guidebook is 25€, only in German and is simply a rip-off of what's available on the internet. Take a note of the objects and search afterwards. The staff are intrusive and prevent all attempts at photography.
Poor rating: Comes down to poor welcome and dreadful attitudes. Quite possibly the least friendly museum in the entire Ruhr area.
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