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Museum Folkwang

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The museum was absolutely a pleasant surprise. Great collection of modern art, children friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Athens, Greece
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Splendid museum of modern art

This is a really great museum, one of our favorites in Germany. They recently modernized the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Delft, The Netherlands
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Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum was absolutely a pleasant surprise. Great collection of modern art, children friendly staff, luminous expro spaces, easy underground parking! Absolutely recommended

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really great museum, one of our favorites in Germany. They recently modernized the building and put some new paintings and sculptures in the various halls. A great app will accompany you along all the beautiful and tempting pieces of art

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarcNL015
Reviewed December 26, 2018

The museum offers a nice mix of all kinds of arts (mostly modern), with very famous painters but also less famous ones. Both for young visitors as well as older visitors very cool. It was also quiet spacious, so it did not feel like you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rolien d
Reviewed December 2, 2018

I didn't know what this was as it sounds like a folk museum but is actually an art gallery with a very extensive collection of impressionist and modern art. Even as a poor Philistine I could recognise many of the works by very famous artists....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fulksman
Reviewed November 12, 2018

A fine collection of (modern era) art, rooms are spatious enough. Somehow it is not easy to make sure you navigate properly. Some of the staff were a bit rude-ish. All in all worth a visit. Main exhibition is free.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wouter K
Reviewed November 6, 2018

One of the best modern art museum. Rich collections of works of all know a d famous artists of the last centuries with detail descriptions of the art styles and periods. It would have been better if there e were also English descriptions of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kos1000
Reviewed October 5, 2018

I went into see the free exhibitions which included works by Rodin and Monet. It is well organised and diverse collection. There were so many themes to explore...perhaps I should have asked for guidance or a leaflet?

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 954MarkG
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The Museum Folkwang is just nearby the Mercury Hotel in Essen. Entrance is free and exhibits paintings of well known painters such as Van Gogh, Gaudin, Monet, Ernst, Picasso, Kandinsky to name a few. There are also specific exhibitions dedicated to one artist. The minor...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Kris S
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Beautiful collection of art-work in a lofty museum. Paintings of great artists are on show, it is nice walking through the halls full of sun-light. What is important to know is that there is no entrance fee.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 69Traveltraveltravel
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Do you want to see paintings by Cezanne, Dali, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Picasso, Rubens, and Van Gogh? Well, here they are. And it won't cost you a penny. Also, a very interesting description of the evolution of art around the 19th and 20th centuries.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FredMadrid67
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