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The Hetjens museum is located in the Aldstadt (Old City). Opened every day except Monday. The museum shows the universal history of ceramics from all continents and throughout the ages, from its beginnings to the present.
When I visited there was a specific exhibition on...More
So we decided to pop in as we had bought the Düsseldorf card and this museum was free. Thank god we did! Beautiful collection of ceramics, some many thousands of years old... and right up to the present day. Really interesting range in the collection...More
There are not too many museums dedicated to porcelain in Germany, but this museum is worth visiting. Of course, if you've been to Limoges, France, the porcelain museum there is absolutely the best, but this museum does an excellent job of presenting different German porcelain...More
A visit to this museum can really be recommended, even if you are not really interested in ceramics. This may change once you see the wonderful objects being displayed on three levels. The building is larger than you might think when you see it from...More
Unexpectedly wonderful, Russian, Chinese, Islamic and European ceramics.
Sadly my visit was towards the end of the day and I really had to run through the collections. I'd say the Russian and Islamic ones facing the street are the most impressive.
This museum on ceramics is housed in an extended old manor house in the Altstadt near the little harbor. The collection is great, covering beautiful unique ceramics from all over the world of the past 8000 years. The new exhibition on 'Gluck Auf', mining related...More
We honestly didn't expect as much, but this museum covers an amazing diversity of styles and periods. Although not fans of ceramics, we found many areas that we appreciated a lot. There is quite a lot of information on technical points as well. The presentation...More
Really good ceramics museum offering a very wide selection of ceramic art. From ancient to modern, sculptures to tiles to cups and saucers. The temporary exhibition on Chinese ceramics alone was worth the visit - still on, 'till january 17th!
But there is so much...More
We had the pleasure of seeing the permanent collection of ceramics spanning centuries and variety from all over the world. In addition, the museum is currently showing a temporary exhibition go Kangxi ceramics. A must visit for any ceramics collectors. A real gem of a...More
This was by far one of the best museums. I felt there display case numbers could be integrated better. A bit shoddy in basement areas. Those areas which had displays and the Chinese exhibition 20th Century Ceramics were excellent. Nice gift shop and pleasant staff....More