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Address: Schaumainkai 71, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 696500490
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Housed in a castle-like structure, this art museum holds an impressive...

Housed in a castle-like structure, this art museum holds an impressive collection of classical, Renaissance and Baroque sculptures.

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Many quality exhibits in a great location

This museum contains many excellent exhibits in an impressive villa set in pleasant grounds. Many exhibits are of Greek or Roman origin and you probably get more out of your visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Beverley, United Kingdom
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum contains many excellent exhibits in an impressive villa set in pleasant grounds. Many exhibits are of Greek or Roman origin and you probably get more out of your visit if you know something about ancient mythology or you hire an autoguide. The exhibits are very well displayed in a number of rooms often with side rooms off those... More 

Thank Latin1954
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to see an exhibition of Ancient Greek art. It was extremely well put together, though it was strange that some of the captions were bilingual (German & English), whereas others were German only. While we thoroughly enjoyed the art, the building that houses it is well worth seeing, too.

Thank Oceans242
Chestnut Ridge, New York
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of all the museums we've visited during our 2 weeks stay in Frankfurt, this museum was our favorite. Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Asian .... it's all in one roof! Don't forget to get an audio guide!

1 Thank mac_and_mini
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

From the outside this villa looks and feels impressive set in nice grounds, there was a special exhibition on about Athens, so much of the usual artefacts aren't on show. At 10 euro it is a tad expensive, given the size and compared to other museums, but what's on display is interesting and fantastic. A pleasant way to spend an... More 

1 Thank taffymhd1968
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The place is grand .. From the outside! Very promising special exhibition about Athens. Inside : small rooms, explanations only in German for the artworks, guided tours see you as disturbance, signage to the collection is not least clear, regrets. And expensive compared to the Staedel next door. What a pity !

Thank Denis1170
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The building itself is quite spectacular, a 19th century riverside mansion with a pretty garden. The collection inside is beautiful, ranging thorough all periods of sculpture up to late 18th century. English explanations are very minimal. On our recent visit, most of the medieval pieces were in storage to make room for a fabulous exhibit about the building of the... More 

Thank tallpinesCO
Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

This is an old villa, which is transformed now to a sculpture museum. It has a wide range of sculpturs, from old Egypt, through Greek and Roman periods, till today. We visited a very interesting special exhibition about the FRench rococo. Amazing sculpturs!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

This smaller museum is an absolute delight. There are 3 floors, each holding their own surprises, and is exceptionally well curated. On the first floor, and following on from ecclesiastic gothic there is a room with dark heavy curtains, which takes the visitor from the 1500's straight to the 1700's. The upper floor contains some tiny beautiful porcelain statues and... More 

Thank mcpinder
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

It's an interesting sculture museum, very near the other famous museums in the city. The downside is that you have to pay to get in. It's small, you can finish it in one hour.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

It had a nice collection of statues and different types, Asian and Eygptian, then of course the classical ones. It is small but we didn't go to the bottom area - couldn't find it where they stored them. If you have time check it out.

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