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Historical Museum (Historisches Museum)

Neighbourhood: Altstadt
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Address: Saalgasse 19 | Römerberg, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
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+49 69 21235599
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10:00 - 18:00
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Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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Great for the history buff

This is a very well organized museum and is well worth a visit. They have a great collection of fine art, coins, weapons, armor, and even a room dedicated to models of the city of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Mallow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a fine museum and good value four of us for twenty Euro spent a good two hours there lots to see well worth a look and would recommend it for families .

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very well organized museum and is well worth a visit. They have a great collection of fine art, coins, weapons, armor, and even a room dedicated to models of the city of Frankfurt. A trip to the top of the toll tower toward the end of the tour is well worth the steep steps. Exhibit descriptions posted... More 

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Thank Paul L
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't planned to visit but the pouring rain and sideways blowing winds encouraged us to find a spot to hide in for a while. Located just by the Romer, this was a perfect spot and at just 7 EUR each it wasn't too expensive. The lady on the desk was lovely and friendly - which can be somewhat of... More 

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Thank TeaAndToffee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is more of a collections of items from former Frankfurt aristocrats as opposed to a museum of the city's history. It's a nice collection, but not what we were expecting.

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Thank Emily M
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Explores the modern history of Frankfurt. Lots of great paintings, armour, and other things from history. Also a section on the war. Building was pretty cool as well, and wasn't too crowded either.

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Thank MrDavetheSarks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I managed to kill an hour in the museum. The historical foundations and tower are very interesting and give some history to the city of Frankfurt. After that, there seems to be a random collection of items from armour to a plastic apple... as far as I could work out things the dynasty "families" of Frankfurt didn't want any more!... More 

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Thank Andrew G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place to get familiar with Frankfurt's history and at the same time fantasize you are in the middle of a scene out of "game of thrones" :) Cost 7€. Spent there about 2 hours.

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Thank Benjo M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Located inside a former 13th century fortress on the banks of the Main River, this museum presents events, personages and artifacts from 800 years ago to the present day. All of the exhibits are accompanied with English translations and logically organized. There are 5 floors along with carefully restored passageways and tower turrets used during the Middle Ages. The museum... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Historisches Museum stands next to Frankfurt am Main. Founded in 1878, it showcases cultural and historical exhibits that relate to the history of Frankfurt and Germany. From the Mediaeval Era, the Late Middle Ages, the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries, the nineteenth-century city to modern history from 19th Century onwards, spend 1 to 1.5 hours to experience the historical changes here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I hadn't planned on going to this museum, but I stumbled onto it while walking around the old part of town and it was free that day so I went inside. It was interesting and there were some cool displays with both English and German signs in a lot of the museum (though not all). There's 800 years of German... More 

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