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Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen

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Neighbourhood: Altstadt
As featured in 3 Days in Dusseldorf
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Address: Grabbeplatz 5, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 4902 118381
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
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The city's premier art museum features works by greats such as Picasso and...

The city's premier art museum features works by greats such as Picasso and Matisse, as well as works by local talent.

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I didn't expect it to be that rich with modern art. They have some very worldwide known paintings. You can easily spend hours here. It was not too busy, so we had time to enjoy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't expect it to be that rich with modern art. They have some very worldwide known paintings. You can easily spend hours here. It was not too busy, so we had time to enjoy every piece. Otto Fix exhibition starts as of 11 Feb.

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Surrey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited K21. I can say that it was a bit too modern for me as I prefer late 19th to early 20th century art, but it was still quite enjoyable. I made sure that I had the combo ticket and instead of waiting for the free shuttle, I walked to the K20. The collection is superb. 20th century... More 

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Oundle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the K20 and, although not massive fans of modern art, we enjoyed many of the paintings. The visit was somewhat spoilt by the surly staff who insisted that we stand at a metre from the paintings or an alarm would go off. If I have paid to see the exhibits I want to be able to lean in... More 

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Can't believe we almost overlooked this art gallery; it doesn't get the publicity it warrants. It has a huge tick list of German expressionists and American 20C artists. Well presented to show off each piece properly, be it widely spaced in huge rooms, or side by side. Don't overlook it.

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

There are three houses that fall under the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen banner, this one on Grabbeplatz 5, is known as K20. You can, as I did buy a combined ticket for K20 and K21. A free shuttle is available to transport you from one museum to the other. K20 collection features modern art and it's a good one. Highlights included their... More 

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Tonsberg, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly extensive and delicately presented in a beautiful building. A place you have to visit when in Düsseldorf

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Firstly, it seems there are all kinds of pictures and reviews of the K21 mixed in here. They are completely different and at opposite ends of the city! The K20 is the main gallery and has one of the best collections of early 20th Century German Expressionism you will see. If you're into this kind of art, which I am,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Day off and Look where I go. I was expecting really big place with a lot offers but not so interesting. U can see everything in 15 min. It's museum but this show was not so in showing too much. Maybe I'm not expert in this but really, 7 visions for 15 min in big space.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I visited this museum to spend a relaxing mid-summer afternoon. The exhibition of Andreas Gursky photos was well organised and interesting, even if there weren't a lot of pictures. The section dedicated to '900 paintings was nice but not so exciting, there aren't famous artworks even if the artists are well known. The highlight of the visit was the temporary... More 

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Langhorne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Not a huge fan of modern art, but I very much enjoyed this collection. The special collections were brilliant, the regular collection was distinguished, and the staff were very helpful (they were also quite polite when I unknowingly overstepped bounds...twice). I have a new appreciation of 20th century art. Highly recommended.

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