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Museumsufer, Frankfurt

The Museumsufer, which translates to Museum Riverbank, is the embankment along the banks of the Main River in Frankfurt which is home to 15 museums.

The Museumsufer, which translates to Museum Riverbank, is the embankment along the banks of the Main River in Frankfurt which is home to 15 museums. Originally proposed in 1977, the concept of the museum area was developed in the 1980s with the expansion of existing museums and addition of new ones. The south bank of the river in Sachsenhausen between the Eiserner Steg and the Friedensbrücke has 10 museums – Ikonenmuseum, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Museum der Weltkulturen, Deutsches Filmmuseum, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Museum für Kommunikation, Städel, Liebieghaus, Museum Giersch, and Portikus. The north bank along Schaumainkai has the Jewish Museum, Historical Museum, Kunsthalle Schirn , Museum of Modern Art , and the Archaeological Museum.


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About Museumsufer

 Metzlerstraße 19, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Museumsufer and Nearby Sights on Map

Museum für Angewandte Kunst

The Museum for Applied Arts and Design hosts just that in a beautiful Richard Meier designed building

Museum der Weltkulturen

Due to a lack of space and funding, the Museum of World Cultures currently doesn't display its permanent ethnographic collection but rather shows well-made exhibitions

Deutsches Filmmuseum

The German Movie Museum displays—as the name implies—the art and history of film making

Architektur Museum

The Architecture Museum displays various types of exhibits about buildings and architecture

Eiserner Steg

The Eiserner Steg or Iron Bridge in Frankfurt connects the city centre and Römerberg with Sachsenhausen on the south bank of the Main River

Historisches Museum

Historic museum of the city of Frankfurt and its citizens

Museum für Kommunikation

Formerly known as the Postal Museum, it explains the history of communication with a strong focus on postal services and telecommunication

Römerberg

Römerberg or Town Hall Square is the heart of Frankfurt's Old Town that dates back to the 12th century

Paulskirche

This was the seat of the first democratically elected parliament in Germany in 1848

Archaeological Museum Frankfurt

Located in the late-Gothic building of the former Carmelite monastery in Frankfurt's Old Town, the Archaeological Museum Frankfurt traces the history of the city and its surroundings in archaeologically relevant epochs, from the Prehistoric era through Roman, Medieval and more recent periods