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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  • Across the river from Frankfurt Cathedral, across the bridge is the Museum Street, which is lined with museums and museums, and is at one end of the list of German Architectural Museums. I use a modern arrangement of an old building. When it comes to museums about architecture, it's easy to imagine a big building, but it's so small and i was surprised. The contents of the exhibition are a lot of miniatures because the building is small.
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  • I usually like the exhibitions in the DAM very much, but in many buildings not very detailed, only a floor plan without cut etc. is shown. In addition, the permanent exhibition does not encourage re-viewing, as it is not particularly extensive. However, the temporary exhibitions are always worth a visit and also change completely every 4 months.
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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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