Historical Museum Frankfurt

Historical Museum Frankfurt

Museums at a glance

Historical Museum Frankfurt

The Historical Museum on the Römerberg © Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Photo: Stefan Maurer, KUS

The Historical Museum Frankfurt (Historisches Museum Frankfurt) is the city’s oldest museum and one of the largest in Europe. Located in the heart of Frankfurt’s old town, it comprises the 800-year-old Saalhof as well as the new building inaugurated in 2017. Eight exhibitions spread across 6000 m² address topics related to the city’s past, present and future. Changing special exhibitions and the participatory City Lab address topical questions. The award-winning museum also includes the Junges MuseumInternal Link with its special program for children and the Porcelain MuseumInternal Link with its collection of porcelain.


The museum rooms in Haus zur Goldenen Waage, one of the most beautiful Renaissance half-timbered houses in Frankfurt’s new Old Town, are also part of the Historical Museum Frankfurt.


Municipal museum of the City of Frankfurt

Free admission for children and young persons under 18

Saalhof 1
60311 Frankfurt am Main
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