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East Wall Museum (Museum am Ostwall)

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Address: Ostwall 7 | Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, 44135 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 49 (0) 231 50-23247/8
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I really liked this place, the installation I assisted to was interactive and very interesting. I was not expecting much but was gladly surprised. This is a place to spend a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Gaby C
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Gateshead, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The art installations here are separate entities and therefore priced individually. This could prove costly if you wanted to see everything as there was no "all in one" ticket available. This was not made clear when we entered also.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I really liked this place, the installation I assisted to was interactive and very interesting. I was not expecting much but was gladly surprised. This is a place to spend a Saturday or a rainy day.

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Thank Gaby C
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

After heading into the museum, not knowing what to expect, and wandering around for a while, I came across a music exhibition and must have spent a good couple of hours watching videos, playing with the interactive displays, and listening to a diverse range of great music. It was a great place to spend an afternoon.

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Worth noting: the museum is no longer located at Ostwall 7. Great selection of contemporary artists. Interactive exhibitions are really well-thought.

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Thank Piotr G
Dortmund, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This museum is a must see if you like contemporary art and ideas. It also has a few great Picasso 's. We saw the 'industrial' exhibition which incorporated some interesting perceptions about the world finance ecology and de-instrialisation. Anyway it was challenging. Allow a good couple of hours. The U building is close to the train station and you can... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Dortmund is not a major travel destination in Germany: it's known more for its football and beer rather than culture. The Museum am Ostwall has moved into a former 1920s beer brewery that has been thoroughly modernized and is on a ring road at the edge of the city. It's not the most inspiring location. The museum is part of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

When i got a map of central dortmund and my hotel it showed this museum in Ostwall.Well its not there any more.I asked 5 people for directions and they all got it wrong.It wasnt until i went in an Art Gallery that i got directions that were roughly correct.The building has a giant U on the top and is in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013 via mobile

Website says Paul Klee stuff there. 6 year old has studied Klee at school and is therefore excited about visit. Ask staff where the Klee is. They have none! Somewhat disappointed.

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