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Museum Folkwang

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Good collection, confusing navigation

A fine collection of (modern era) art, rooms are spatious enough. Somehow it is not easy to make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wouter K
The Hague, The Netherlands
A fantastic collection of art work

One of the best modern art museum. Rich collections of works of all know a d famous artists of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kortenhoef, The Netherlands
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Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8845444
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Wouter K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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?

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

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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.

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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.

Thank FredMadrid67
Reviewed August 28, 2018

See great rt by popular artist such as Van Gogh, Monet, Macke, Franz Marc, Chagall and many more. Entrance to the collection is free. Special exhibitions require an entrance fee, but are usually reasonnably priced.

Thank Be K
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Gaughan, Monet, Klee, Van Gogh, Kandinsky, Rodin and lots more .audio guide in different kanguages. Nice restaurant and temp exhibits.

Thank KathleenJulia
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We went there on a weekend and it was lovely to walk through the halls and look at the different art styles and epochs they exhibit.

Thank Evyzet
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We had limited time, so only visited the permanent collections, which are free. The Galleries are spacious, and the art well displayed, so that it is possible to stand close to look at details, and to stand back for the overall effect. We visited mid...More

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