The Best Museums in Frankfurt

Frankfurt is one of Germany‘s top destinations with excellent museum options.

The city has museums that house famous works of art, modern works of art, ancient sculptures, and historical remnants of times past.

Best Museums to Visit in Frankfurt

1. Frankfurt History Museum

Historisches Museum Frankfurt©Historisches Museum Frankfurt

The museum has special exhibitions and permanent exhibitions such as “Frankfurt Once” and “Frankfurt Now”. The exhibitions show the city’s history and explore the present day and the future of the city.

The museum also has a café and shop.

Saalhof 1, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: Tue-Fr: 10:00am-6:00pm, Sat-Sun: 11:00am-7:00pm.

Site: historisches-museum-frankfurt.de

Price: 12 Euros

2. Naturmuseum Senckenberg

Naturmuseum Senckenberg

The Senckenberg Museum of Natural History is another popular museum in Frankfurt. It is considered one of the most modern natural history museums and has the largest exhibition of large dinosaurs in Europe.

The museum hosts special and permanent exhibitions. The place also has a bistro and shop.

Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: Mon-Tue-Th-Fr 9:00am-5:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-8:00pm, Sat-Sun: 9:00am-6:00pm.

Site: museumfrankfurt.senckenberg.de

Price: 10 Euros

3. Städel Museum

Städel Museum©Städel Museum

The Städel Museum is an art museum that houses a collection with more than 3,100 paintings, 660 sculptures, more than 4,600 photographs, and more than 100,000 drawings and prints

The museum provides a rich survey of 700 years of European art, spanning the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Baroque, Classical Modernism, and the art of the present.

The place also has a shop, restaurant, and cafe.

Schaumainkai 63, 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays 10:00am-6:00pm, Thursdays and Fridays 10:00am-9:00 pm.

Site: www.staedelmuseum.de

Price: 14 Euros

4. MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst

MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst

The MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst is a museum of modern art also located in the historic center of Frankfurt.

The museum houses special exhibitions and its collection houses more than 5,000 works of contemporary art dating from the 1960s to the present. The collection is considered one of the most important of its kind in the world.

Domstraße 10, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesdays 10:00am-8:00 pm.

Site: www.mmk.art

Price: Museum + ZOLLAMT 12 Euros

5. Goethe House

Goethe House Frankfurt

Goethe House is the home of the famous German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, where he lived from his birth in 1749 until 1765.

The museum has several rooms decorated with period furniture and paintings, providing an authentic and impressive impression of the environment in which Goethe spent his youth.

Großer Hirschgraben 23-25, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat: 10:00am-6:00pm, Sundays 10:00am-5:30pm.

Site: www.goethehaus-frankfurt.de

Price: 7 Euros

6. Archäologisches Museum Frankfurt

Archäologisches Museum Frankfurt©Archäologisches Museum Frankfurt

The Archäologisches Museum Frankfurt is an archaeological museum located in a Carmelite Monastery built in 1246 and had a modern annex added.

The museum is dedicated to researching, presenting, and reporting on prehistoric, Roman, medieval, and more recent archeology of Frankfurt and its surroundings.

Karmelitergasse 1, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesdays 10:00am-8:00 pm.

Site: www.archaeologisches-museum-frankfurt.de

Price: 7 Euros

7. Deutsches Architekturmuseum

Deutsches Architekturmuseum©DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum – Uwe Dettmar

The Deutsches Architekturmuseum was opened in 1998, it is the first architectural museum in Europe.

The museum houses temporary special exhibitions and its collection has around 180,000 architectural drawings and 600 models, including works of modern and contemporary classics, as well as a reference library with approximately 25,000 books and magazines.

The place has a shop and cafe.

Schaumainkai 43, 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesdays 10:00am-8:00 pm.

Site: www.dam-online.de

Price: 9 Euros

8. DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum©DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum is dedicated to the cinematographic medium, showing its history and present.

The museum has temporary and permanent exhibitions.

Schaumainkai 41, 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Opening Hours: Tue-Sun: 12:00pm-6:00m.

Site: www.dff.film

Price: 6 Euros

With the Frankfurt Card, 50% Discount is offered on Several Museums + Other Benefits

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