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German Architecture Museum

Schaumainkai 43, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 21238844
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Very interesting Architecture museum

When we visited in December 2016, there was an AMAZING exhibit about adapting architectural... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
interesting look at german architecture...

The German Architecture Museum (Deutsches Architekturmuseum) (DAM) is located on the Museumsufer in... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Stephan G
Frankfurt, Germany
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One of the world's leading museums for building design and architecture.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible1%
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Schaumainkai 43, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 21238844
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

When we visited in December 2016, there was an AMAZING exhibit about adapting architectural elements to help overcome extreme habitats, such as very hot islands or very cold snowy mountains. I thought this was extremely interesting and we spent a few hours here just on...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

The German Architecture Museum (Deutsches Architekturmuseum) (DAM) is located on the Museumsufer in Frankfurt. It is housed in an 18th-century building, though only the outside wall were preserved and the interior has been re-designed by Oswald Mathias Ungers in 1984. It is like a set...More

1  Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This very good museum is one of the series of the museums on the other side of river Main opposite to the side of the Römer and the cathedral (Dom) of Frankfurt. The 3 floors above the ground floor include pictures and miniatures of the...More

Thank 352deeb
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I spent a couple of hours here. It's a small museum, but this exhibition is extraordinary. It describes what attributes a city has to make a good arrival destination for immigrants. Well thought out, with some interesting surprises. Buy the book, Making Heimat. In fact,...More

Thank Persnickety2014
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We went in with the expectation to learn about German architects or architecture, either old or new. The steep entry price for this small museum certainly increased our expectations, and the building itself has an interesting layout. Unfortunately, the only worthwhile thing was a floor...More

2  Thank cityflo
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Permanent exhibit here is pretty small, but that have some great traveling and special exhibits like the annual German Architecture Prize finalists or "Offenbach is almost all right" which is on now. You'll enjoy if you care about architecture.

Thank Mainzigartig
Reviewed 31 May 2017

the architechture museum is basically ok, especially when there is the LEGO playground for children, which happens usually once in a year.

Thank Franco F
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It was one of the best museums I have ever visited. I don't realy know a lot about the architecture, but it was really interesting for me. I have learnt a lot of new facts, there is a lot of information. It took me 2h...More

Thank rossyiwanowa
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The Saturday that we visited the DAM the entrance fee was waived (i.e. it was free). I do not know if this was a one of or normal for Saturdays. The display on adaptation of architectural design to provide for peoples' needs was very interesting,...More

Thank AWorldVoyager
Reviewed 16 September 2016

For showing architecture, one needs space. And here, there is not much of it. The exhibit of the development of achitecture during human history is interesting but in the end very simplified.

1  Thank Jochen-v-S
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