39 Museums, Endless Discoveries

Historisches Museum Frankfurt, Photo: Stefan Maurer
Historisches Museum Frankfurt © Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Photo: Stefan Maurer

It does not matter whether you are looking for contemporary art or Old Masters, Goethe or his literary heirs, cultures of the world or the world of money, caricatures or sculptures, design or local history: Our 39 museums and exhibition venues offer a wide and unique variety of much that is quaint and spectacular, loud and quiet, ranging from small and precious finds to broad overviews.

Prepare to be amazed by the Museumsufer, one of the most notable museum worlds globally, boasting exceptional institutions scattered along both sides of the River Main – not to mention the entire city. The cultural ensemble offers much in terms of architecture and programming, as well as a great many opportunities for exploration and cultural experiences all year round. And into the bargain they also offer you islands of calm and tranquility where you can relax on the Museumsufer in the heart of the City of Frankfurt.


Children and young persons under the age of 18 can visit all of Frankfurt's 16 municipal museums for free.

The 16 municipal exhibiton sites are:

Archaeological MuseumInternal Link, Caricatura Museum FrankfurtInternal Link, German Museum of ArchitectureInternal Link, Hindemith Kabinett im Kuhhirtenturm, Historical Museum FrankfurtInternal Link, Icon MuseumInternal Link, Institute for the History of FrankfurtInternal Link, Jewish MuseumInternal Link, Junges Museum FrankfurtInternal Link, Porcelain Museum in the Kronberger HausInternal Link, Museum of Applied ArtInternal Link, the three dependancies MUSEUM MMK für Moderne KunstInternal LinkTOWER MMKInternal LinkZOLLAMT MMKInternal Link, Museum JudengasseInternal Link, and Weltkulturen MuseumInternal Link.