Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt

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#17 of 37 in Museums in Frankfurt
Tour one of the world's leading exhibits for building design and creation at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum. Housed in a neo-Renaissance villa, the museum outlines the evolution of German architecture with a collection of 180,000 drawings and 600 models. View replicas of 22 of the country's most famous buildings in the Prize for Architecture exhibit, or tour the permanent From Primitive Hut to Skyscraper exhibit to understand the development of human housing. Walk down the banks of the Main River after your visit to find a variety of cafes and other museums. Plan your visit to Deutsches Architekturmuseum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Frankfurt trip planner.
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  • You can buy a 2 day pass to see all of the Museums along the river for 21 Euros. I highly recommend it. Very interesting displays and depictions of the progression of how we as a people have changed.....  more »
  • Located near Willy-Brandt-Platz this museum is devoted to architecture lovers. It presents several modern projects and maquettes through times. Interesting for Frankfurt part.  more »
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  • Lovely displays on three levels. The permanent exhibition on architectural themes were educative. The photography competition in architecture was memorable. And the story of architectural renaissance in Bangladesh, titled Bengal Stream was really good to read and the models and photographs on display brought in significant realisticness.
  • It's complicated - the permanent exhibition is very nice, impressive, detailed and the craftsmanship is of high quality. The current addition of local stage designer was great idea, but done too "thin". Biggest current exhibition about Bangladesh was a real mess...got lost in it, overload of ideas, confusing design...disorientation unavoidable. The other current exhibition, architecture of joy, was the reason we came - again, great concept, nicely presented in this case, though simple, but really only a small portion was relevant to the title, in my opinion. Fun fact - men's toilet have mirrors all around (see photos) interesting choice...
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