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K21 Kunstsammlung NRW

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FABULOUS BUILDING AND GROUNDS BUT READ UP ON INSIDE BEFORE YOU PAY

This is a fabulous looking building set in large picturesque grounds with a nice statue and lake to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jordanellie41
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Modern Art that can be challenging and / or fun

K21 is a spacious art space that allows its curators to experiment with ideas. The art of Tomas... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2019
PaulLuehrmann
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Added in early 2002 as the second main pillar of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen and accommodating contemporary art was the Standehaus am Kaiserteich, until 1988 the seat of the Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia. Four wings with continuous...more
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Staendehausstr. 1, 40217 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a fabulous looking building set in large picturesque grounds with a nice statue and lake to it's rear. Unfortunately I was hugely disappointed with what you got for the 10 euros entrance fee and thought it to be a complete waste of my...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this museum while my sister was staying with me in Düsseldorf and we hoped to do something pleasant for the afternoon. The art work was very average and the staff were extremely rude, unpleasant, antagonizing and aggressive. It was a very uncomfortable experience....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 28 January 2019

K21 is a spacious art space that allows its curators to experiment with ideas. The art of Tomas Saraceno called "in orbit" gives you that feeling. Walking on a flexible steel wire mesh gives one the impression of flying. The large spheres could be clouds,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank PaulLuehrmann
Reviewed 22 December 2018

Amazing space, with super informative attendants, some were more like curators. The top floor has a steel mesh structure, quite fun to go on.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank caillebo
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The venue is located in the city centre of Düsseldorf, next to the old town but in it. The building was the old home of the parliament of North Rhine Westphalia. After relocation of the parliament, it was totally renovated, remodelled and is a museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

We are really fan of modern art museums. This one however was very strange. Absolutely nothing in this place it worth will to visit. On top of that they are very unfriendly. Waste of money

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank erich459
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The main appeal of the gallery is their amazing exhibit, 'In Orbit', where you can balance high over the piazza on a steel net. The design was inspired by a spiders web and it was very visually spectacular when we walked in. We looked around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My bf took me here and it was nice. We went they had evening hours and were able to explore different exhibits. It had a nice range of different exhibits.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This museum is FUN! The internal courtyard has fine old architectural details and installation-type exhibits but the huge glass roof has a net underneath where adults can become children again and bounce around 30 metres above the floor! I LOVED it!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Richard P
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We went at 9:55 to be early for the In Orbit and to our delight, we had the whole experience to ourselves. It was my husband’s favorite thing ever, and I had a little vertigo, but it passed quickly and it was so wild and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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nerubianlviv
2 February 2019|
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Response from PaulLuehrmann | Reviewed this property |
The two museums are on opposite ends of Dusseldorf. The travel time takes about 30 minutes including wait time and possible traffic. If you assume 2 hours per museum, you should reserve at least 5 hours to do both.
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leezetdyon
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Response from Antoine B | Reviewed this property |
Reduced fee for students ( need to show student ID) 10€, for children is 2,5 and 12 € for adults ( if there is a temporary exhibition ) but you get good value for the money !
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