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Hetjens Museum (Deutsches Keramikmuseum)

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The Cerqmics museum is a must. It has 4 levels showing the history of ceramics, both European and... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2019
Perth, Australia
Only Ceramics

You only come here only if you like ceramics. The museum goes through ancient use of clay up to the... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2019
Ketchum, Idaho
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Schulstrasse 4, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 211 8994210
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

The Cerqmics museum is a must. It has 4 levels showing the history of ceramics, both European and Asian. Beautifully set out .

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Normanp54
Reviewed May 20, 2019

You only come here only if you like ceramics. The museum goes through ancient use of clay up to the present time. Lots of beer mugs and a lot more, China, Japan, French, Byzantine, Turkish, Islamic and more. Porcelain plates and a few very contemporary...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

My wife and I were visiting Dusseldorf. We were very lucky that while walking near the Rhine River we came upon this wonderful museum. Again, because it was Sunday we were fortunate that the admission was free on that day. We had no idea how...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Greg M
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We found this museum by accident, we were looking for the film museum which is next door (more or less). My wife and I both enjoyed our visit and were impressed by the range of ceramics on view. There is a lot of Meissen (including...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leslie B
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The Hetjens museum is located in the Aldstadt (Old City). Opened every day except Monday. The museum shows the universal history of ceramics from all continents and throughout the ages, from its beginnings to the present. When I visited there was a specific exhibition on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lugano22
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

So we decided to pop in as we had bought the Düsseldorf card and this museum was free. Thank god we did! Beautiful collection of ceramics, some many thousands of years old... and right up to the present day. Really interesting range in the collection...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Moffattini
Reviewed March 1, 2017

There are not too many museums dedicated to porcelain in Germany, but this museum is worth visiting. Of course, if you've been to Limoges, France, the porcelain museum there is absolutely the best, but this museum does an excellent job of presenting different German porcelain...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank JeffR2560
Reviewed February 12, 2017

A visit to this museum can really be recommended, even if you are not really interested in ceramics. This may change once you see the wonderful objects being displayed on three levels. The building is larger than you might think when you see it from...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Johnny19039
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Unexpectedly wonderful, Russian, Chinese, Islamic and European ceramics. Sadly my visit was towards the end of the day and I really had to run through the collections. I'd say the Russian and Islamic ones facing the street are the most impressive.

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank Maltrueno
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

This museum on ceramics is housed in an extended old manor house in the Altstadt near the little harbor. The collection is great, covering beautiful unique ceramics from all over the world of the past 8000 years. The new exhibition on 'Gluck Auf', mining related...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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