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Museum Folkwang is an art museum in Essen with an art collection with 19th- and 20th-century art. The collection of the museum contains works of impressionism, expressionism, surrealism and other styles of modern art. In addition, Museum Folkwang holds objects of the arts and crafts, a graphic and a photographic collection. Museum Folkwang incorporates the Deutsche Plakat Museum (the German poster museum), that holds a collection of around 340,000 posters related to politics, economy and culture.

Museum Folkwang
Museumsplatz 1
45128 Essen

Museum type(s)

Art & Design


Modern art Contemporary art

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 08:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 08:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm


Closed: Rose Monday, Christmas Eve, December 25, New Year's Eve

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This museum has no entrance fee!

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  • Wheelchair accessible


Museumsplatz 1, Essen, Germany


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