Weltkulturen Museum

Weltkulturen Museum

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Weltkulturen Museum

Weltkulturen Museum, external view © Weltkulturen Museum, Photo: Wolfgang Günzel

The Weltkulturen Museum, housed in three 19th century villas on the banks of the River Main, is a hub of interdisciplinary collaboration. With its changing exhibitions, events and rich educational program it fosters intercultural exchange and understanding for other cultures. The museum collection comprises around 65,000 objects from all continents and island states as well as over 100,000 ethnographic photographs and films and a public library with 50,000 international books and magazines.


The Weltkulturen Museum is the only ethnological museum in Hessen. Its education department has a hands-on collection available for workshops.


Municipal museum of the City of Frankfurt

Free admission for children and young persons under 18

Schaumainkai (Museumsufer) 29-37
60594 Frankfurt am Main