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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.
Metzlerstraße 19, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The Museum for Applied Arts and Design hosts just that in a beautiful Richard Meier designed building
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
The German Movie Museum displays—as the name implies—the art and history of film making
The Architecture Museum displays various types of exhibits about buildings and architecture
The Eiserner Steg or Iron Bridge in Frankfurt connects the city centre and Römerberg with Sachsenhausen on the south bank of the Main River
Historic museum of the city of Frankfurt and its citizens
Formerly known as the Postal Museum, it explains the history of communication with a strong focus on postal services and telecommunication
Römerberg or Town Hall Square is the heart of Frankfurt's Old Town that dates back to the 12th century
This was the seat of the first democratically elected parliament in Germany in 1848
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