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Hetjens Museum (Deutsches Keramikmuseum)

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Huge museum, plenty of hidden pieces

The Hetjens museum is located in the Aldstadt (Old City). Opened every day except Monday. The... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Lugano22
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Lausanne, Switzerland
Excellent Ceramics Museum!

A visit to this museum can really be recommended, even if you are not really interested in... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Johnny19039
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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8 Aug 2018
“Huge museum, plenty of hidden pieces”
16 Apr 2017
“Absolutely brilliant!”
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Hetjens museum is located in the Aldstadt (Old City). Opened every day except Monday. The museum shows the universal history of ceramics from all continents and throughout the ages, from its beginnings to the present. When I visited there was a specific exhibition on...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

So we decided to pop in as we had bought the Düsseldorf card and this museum was free. Thank god we did! Beautiful collection of ceramics, some many thousands of years old... and right up to the present day. Really interesting range in the collection...More

1  Thank Moffattini
Reviewed 2 March 2017

There are not too many museums dedicated to porcelain in Germany, but this museum is worth visiting. Of course, if you've been to Limoges, France, the porcelain museum there is absolutely the best, but this museum does an excellent job of presenting different German porcelain...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

A visit to this museum can really be recommended, even if you are not really interested in ceramics. This may change once you see the wonderful objects being displayed on three levels. The building is larger than you might think when you see it from...More

1  Thank Johnny19039
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Unexpectedly wonderful, Russian, Chinese, Islamic and European ceramics. Sadly my visit was towards the end of the day and I really had to run through the collections. I'd say the Russian and Islamic ones facing the street are the most impressive.

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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This museum on ceramics is housed in an extended old manor house in the Altstadt near the little harbor. The collection is great, covering beautiful unique ceramics from all over the world of the past 8000 years. The new exhibition on 'Gluck Auf', mining related...More

1  Thank Catharina50
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We honestly didn't expect as much, but this museum covers an amazing diversity of styles and periods. Although not fans of ceramics, we found many areas that we appreciated a lot. There is quite a lot of information on technical points as well. The presentation...More

1  Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Really good ceramics museum offering a very wide selection of ceramic art. From ancient to modern, sculptures to tiles to cups and saucers. The temporary exhibition on Chinese ceramics alone was worth the visit - still on, 'till january 17th! But there is so much...More

1  Thank x0chitl
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We had the pleasure of seeing the permanent collection of ceramics spanning centuries and variety from all over the world. In addition, the museum is currently showing a temporary exhibition go Kangxi ceramics. A must visit for any ceramics collectors. A real gem of a...More

Thank liming
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This was by far one of the best museums. I felt there display case numbers could be integrated better. A bit shoddy in basement areas. Those areas which had displays and the Chinese exhibition 20th Century Ceramics were excellent. Nice gift shop and pleasant staff....More

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