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Museum Folkwang

Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8845444
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Excellent Museum for Introducing Youngsters to the Art World

This museum, for which there is no admission charge (supported by the Krupp Foundation), is a good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Larry M
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Vancouver, Canada
A lot of modern painting and it's free !

The building itself is a piece of art. It' difficult to navigate but that adds to the experience of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DEOBO
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Puerto de Santiago, Spain
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Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 201 8845444
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"van gogh"
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"permanent collection"
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"modern art"
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"famous artists"
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"otto dix"
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"no charge"
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"paintings and sculptures"
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"main collection"
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"photo exhibition"
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"new wing"
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"major city"
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"great architecture"
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"day trip"
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"audio tour"
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"worth a trip"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum, for which there is no admission charge (supported by the Krupp Foundation), is a good venue to start an art education for younger people, as well as a pleasant site for us oldsters. Unlike the "Big Name" museums, the gallery is of a...More

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building itself is a piece of art. It' difficult to navigate but that adds to the experience of the museum. You will see modernist paintings you don't expect to sit there. Reserve two hours at least and put in some time for sitting and...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

also for kids, because it's just the right size and mix - speaking of the general collection which is free.

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Folkwang is a museum for classical modern art. Its collection also includes a small Egyptian collection of sculpture and tomb objects raning in age from middle empire to greek period. A stunning display allows the visitor to look at objects quite close. The main collection...More

1  Thank JohnSt_2
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Folkwang Museum in Essen has a beautiful collection of Impressionists and post-Impressionist. The peaks of the collection including Van Gogh, Otto Dix, Chagall, Rodin and many other important artists are impressive. The Munch exhibition was rather small beyond expectations. The organization of the museum is...More

Thank Dan R
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I visited here for watching Renoir's painting. This is better than I had expected. Except for Renoir, there are some good impressionists work. In this museum, there are some free-day. Please check before visiting.

1  Thank tomocha
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

At first I must say I wansn't quite interested in it, but after going inside, my mind changed. Several stunning paintings from famous artists are displayed there, making it worth the time.

Thank Sergie A
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Very nice museum. Van Gogh, Renoir, Monet. A lot of well known paintings. A lot of security guys and all of this - for free.

Thank Oskars Z
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Superb collection of modern art - as good as any other gallery in Europe. Well displayed in large halls. Free admission to all normal exhibitions. Cafe and shop. Reception and cloakroom staff very friendly and helpful. Gallery attendants are appalling. The pictures are behind glass,...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

This large museum offers an excellent art collection from the 19th century to today. You'll find many famous artists here. Particular pieces from the 20th century were stunning. The building has a modern design with many courtyards with beautiful trees. The museum entrance is free...More

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