Culture and museums in Frankfurt

Explore the best cultural sights and museums in Frankfurt.

Opera Frankfurt

The famous old opera house (Alte Oper) was built in 1880. One of the major opera houses in Germany until it was heavily damaged in World War II. Fortunately, due to public demand, it was finally fully reconstructed and reopened in 1981. The inscription on the frieze of the Old Opera says: "Dem Wahren, Schönen, Guten" ("To the true, the beautiful, the good").

  • Interesting details and information
  • Live performances, concerts and shows
  • Beautiful building

An insight into the programme over the upcoming months:

  • Bonnie Tyler (01st of June 2019)
  • CHICAGO - The Musical (18th until 23rd of June 2019)

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Senckenberg Museum

The Senckenberg Museum is one of the largest natural-history museums in Germany and exhibits the recent biodiversity of life and evolution of organisms, as well as the changes that have taken place to Planet Earth over millions of years.

  • Interesting details and information
  • Exhibition
  • Museum
  • special exhibition: Coral Reefs- Endangered treasures of the oceans (08 June 2018 - End of 2019)

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Illustration: Vincent van Gogh, self-portait, 1887, Joseph Winterbotham Collection, Art Institute of Chicago

Städel Museum

The Städel is one of the leading and most famous art museums in Germany. 700 years of European history are represented in a vast collection ranging from Rembrandt, Monet, Van Gogh to Matisse and Picasso.

Take a look at the temporary exhibitions as "Picasso. Printmaking as Experiment" from  April 3rd until June 30th, 2019 with more than sixty masterpieces.

From 23th of October 2019 until 16th of February 2020 the temporary exhibition "Making Van Gogh" will take place. The exhibition will focus on Van Gogh's oeuvre in the conext of its German reception. Germany played a key role in the Dutch painter's success story.

  • Picasso, Van Gogh, Rembrandt and much more
  • On the riverside of Frankfurt
  • Art museum
  • Exclusive exhibitions

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Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

The Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is an internationally renowned exhibition hall which cooperates closely with the world´s most famous museums. Discover numerous temporary exhibitions and works of art from different art periods.

The following exhibitions will take place over the coming months:

  • John M Armleder. CA. CA. (07th of June until 01st of September 2019)
  • Big Orchestra (19th of June until 08th of September 2019)

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