The best museums in Frankfurt in June 2023

These are the top 20 best museums in Frankfurt, Germany, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Frankfurt, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Frankfurt.

These are the best museums in Frankfurt:

  1. Staedel Museum1

    Staedel Museum

    The Städel Museum (Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie) is a museum in Frankfurt with one of the most important art collections in Germany. The museum holds around 2,700 paintings of which 600 are on display in the museum, a collection of graphic work (100,000 drawings and graphics) and
  2. Senckenberg Natural History Museum2

    Senckenberg Natural History Museum

    The Naturmuseum Senckenberg (Senckenberg Natural History Museum) is the largest museum of natural sciences in Germany, located in Frankfurt and housed in a building that was built between 1904 and 1907. The Naturmuseum Senckenberg holds the largest collection of large dinosaurs in Europe. One specif
  3. Frankfurt Zoo3

    Frankfurt Zoo

    The Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt Zoo) is the zoo of Frankfurt am Main that was opened in 1858, making it the oldest zoo in Germany after the Berlin Zoo. The zoo is home to over 4,500 animals with over 500 species on more than 11 hectares. Three buildings house most animal species
  4. German Film Museum4

    German Film Museum

    The German Film Museum (Deutsches Filmmuseum) is one of seven film museums in Germany. The museum is located in Frankfurt and housed in a listed historic villa. The German Film Museum is dedicated to film. The origins of the film, its development and future are the theme of the permanent exhibition,
  5. Schirn Kunsthalle5

    Schirn Kunsthalle

    The Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is an exhibition hall located on the Römerberg in the Altstadt district of Frankfurt am Main. The Schirn Kunsthalle is among the most renowned in Europe and regularly organizes exhibitions with international museums. The Schirn Kunsthalle was designed by Architekturbü
  6. Goethe House6

    Goethe House

    The Goethe House is a writer's house museum in Frankfurt. The Goethe House was the residence of the Goethe family until 1795. When the house was bought by geologist Otto Volger in 1863, it got restored to the condition the Goethe family had left it in. The house was destroyed during World War II, bu
  7. Dom-Museum7


  8. Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt8

    Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt

    The Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt (Museum of Communication Frankfurt) is a museum in Frankfurt that is dedicated to communication. The main exhibition of the museum is located on the underground level of the modern building. Here the history of the development and spread of various methods of c
  9. Liebieghaus9


    The Liebieghaus is a late 19th-century castle-like villa in Frankfurt that was built in 1896, in a palatial, Historicist style, as a retirement home for textile manufacturer Baron Heinrich von Liebieg. The Liebieghaus is home to a sculpture museum, the Städtische Galerie Liebieghaus. The museum hold
  10. Historical Museum10

    Historical Museum

    The Historical Museum (Historisches Museum) is a museum in Frankfurt am Main that holds and exhibits cultural and historical objects relating to the history of Frankfurt and Germany. These objects are displayed in permanent chronological exhibitions, namely: Medieval Frankfurt, the Late Middle Ages,
  11. Klassikstadt11


    Klassikstadt is a center for classic cars in Frankfurt. Visitors can experience Automobile Culture in this world of automotive emotions and treasures. Glass workshops for restorations, repair work and engine construction as well as a watchmaker invite you to look over the shoulder of the expert and
  12. Museum of Modern Art12

    Museum of Modern Art

    The Museum of Modern Art (Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, MMK) is a modern art museum in Frankfurt am Main. The building was designed by the Viennese architect Hans Hollein and was nicknamed 'Tortenstück' (the cake tip). The basis of its modern art collection is the legacy of collector Karl Strö
  13. Jewish Museum13

    Jewish Museum

    The Jewish Museum Frankfurt am Main (Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt) is the oldest independent Jewish Museum in Germany. The museum collects, preserves and communicates the nine-hundred-year-old Jewish history and culture of Frankfurt from a European perspective. It includes a permanent exhibition in tw
  14. Caricatura Museum Frankfurt14

    Caricatura Museum Frankfurt

    The Caricatura Museum (Caricatura Museum für Komische Kunst) is a museum in Frankfurt for comic art. The museum has works by artists of the Neue Frankfurter Schule on display as well as works by contemporary artists in temporary exhibitions.


    The Experiminta (EXPERIMINTA) is a science center and interactive museum in Frankfurt am Main, that comprises about 130 interactive experimental stations. It is an educative "try and touch" museum letting visitors learn about mathematics, computer science, natural science and technology (MINT). The
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    Dialog Museum

    The Dialog Museum in Frankfurt exists since 2005 and offers beside the exhibition "Dialog im Dunkeln" also "dark workshops" as well as various events. Visitors can experience what it is like to be unable to see and try out some daily actvities in total darkness.
  17. Struwwelpeter Museum17

    Struwwelpeter Museum

    The Struwwelpeter Museum is a museum in Frankfurt that is dedicated to the favourite fairytale figure 'Shockheaded Peter' and its author Heinrich Hoffmann. Books, images, and other documents tell the story of Hoffmann’s multifaceted life and career.
  18. German Architecture Museum18

    German Architecture Museum

    The German Architecture Museum (Deutsches Architekturmuseum) is a museum in Frankfurt, that is housed in an 18th-century building with re-designed interior by Oswald Mathias Ungers from 1984. The museum holds a collection of around 180,000 architectural drawings and 600 models. The collection includ
  19. Frankfurt Archaeological Museum19

    Frankfurt Archaeological Museum

    The Frankfurt Archaeological Museum (Archäologisches Museum Frankfurt) is a museum in Frankfurt in Germany housed in the former Carmelite monastery that illustrates the history of Frankfurt in archaeologically relevant periods. In addition, it has an exhibition of the Middle East and objects from an
  20. Icon Museum20

    Icon Museum

    The Icon Museum of the City of Frankfurt displays sacred art of Orthodox Christianity, presenting the art and ritual of icons from the 15th to the 20th century. The museum is housed in the former refectory of the Deutschordenshaus and holds a collection of over 1,000 exhibits.

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