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German Architecture Museum

Neighbourhood: Sachsenhausen-Nord
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Address: Schaumainkai 43, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: +49 69 21238844
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11:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Tue 11:00 - 18:00
Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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One of the world's leading museums for building design and architecture.

One of the world's leading museums for building design and architecture.

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Thought provoking Museum on Architectural Design

The Saturday that we visited the DAM the entrance fee was waived (i.e. it was free). I do not know if this was a one of or normal for Saturdays. The display on adaptation of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Saturday that we visited the DAM the entrance fee was waived (i.e. it was free). I do not know if this was a one of or normal for Saturdays. The display on adaptation of architectural design to provide for peoples' needs was very interesting, making you realise how much we depend on energy to control our environments and make... More 

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

For showing architecture, one needs space. And here, there is not much of it. The exhibit of the development of achitecture during human history is interesting but in the end very simplified.

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Province of Fermo, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful architectural museum. Central position, near the river. This museum is perfect for architecture lovers!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

regardless if you are a fan of architecture. it tells stories which are interesting for everybody. and if you love architecture it is a must!!! sometimes they have social exhibitions...also very interesting.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This museum has nothing special whatsoever except the fact that a house is built inside the museum itself...

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

There are 4 floors, 3 of which are reserved for exhibitions, 1 is for the permanent collection. One needs to study architecture to be even remotely interested in those exhibitions, and the permanent collection is for the for amusement of school children, or people who have the attention span of those kind of visitors...

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Thank RollsUK
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

German architectural history is very rich, but don't think you find a lot of it in this museum. It is small, and I suspect also their budget is small since the exhibitions are very basic and really not worth spending any money for.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

3 floors and all completely different takes on architecture! The communal living display was really inspiring and thought provoking. I loved the walk through time..Stone Age to modern day human settlement.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

I work in the architecture field, so I found the exhibitions and models interesting and worth a look. That being said, I have a hard time believing that everyone would find it interesting, especially children. The collection is relatively small (1 permanent exhibition of architectural models on level 1, rotating exhibitions on the other floors), but as I said, worth... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

It's locating on the Main river in an historical building. Three floors of Architecture displays. Ground floor is for the famous Architecture buildings in Germany, China, France, and more. Here you can find all the study models for amazing and iconic buildings all over the world. It's showing the development of the idea step by step until doing the final... More 

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