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Address: Marienstr. 10a, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 4976 12012583
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Charming small museum for modern art

We entered the museum on a Sunday. Very inviting small museum. They had just opened a special exhibition for Herbert Meier including his incredible collection of 500 watercolors... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a good space for exhibiting, but pot luck as to whether there is something on worth seeing when you go. When we went it wasn't that great - a few intriguing exhibits, but on the whole not particularly worth the visit. However a museum pass is only a few euros for the day and covers about 6 or 7... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We entered the museum on a Sunday. Very inviting small museum. They had just opened a special exhibition for Herbert Meier including his incredible collection of 500 watercolors. The same 7 euro ticket was valid for other museums as well.

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Zug, Switzerland
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169 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Located within the old town, the museum has a small modern and contemporary art collection. However, it makes up for it by mounting interesting special exhibits, like the current "Istanbul-Freiburg" show (which by the way, also depicts the lack of freedom in Turkey).

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

I love this museum in Freiburg. It is charming and unexpected. It has a diverse selection of art and I have always enjoyed going there. It is a perfect activity on a rainy day and you will not have to plan a whole day to do so. As others mentioned, it is on the smaller side so if you take... More 

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Nottinghamshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Usually I accompany my husband to modern art galleries and find something I like to focus on. However we both failed to engage with this museum. The changing exhibitions may just mean we didn't stick lucky, but being small and only a few strange displays, it didn't hit the spot for us.

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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

Having lived in London and Florence, our expectations might have been too high for this extremely small museum. If not for the temporary contemporary art exhibition, it would not have been worth visiting.

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Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

Exhibitions that inspire and provoke thought - and make you question "what is art?" It's the perfect balance of pushing-the-limit and retaining dignity. Worthwhile - and when you buy a ticket for the Augustine museum you get free entry into the other museums.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

exhibitions are thoroughly chosen, book free tours when you come with a school class! nice staff that is helpful and children-proofed =)

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2012

This is not a large collection but contains works by some of Germany's best painters of the 20th Century including remarkable works by Otto Dix.

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