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Museum Folkwang

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A real gem of an art gallery

I didn't know what this was as it sounds like a folk museum but is actually an art gallery with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fulksman
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Good collection, confusing navigation

A fine collection of (modern era) art, rooms are spatious enough. Somehow it is not easy to make... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wouter K
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't know what this was as it sounds like a folk museum but is actually an art gallery with a very extensive collection of impressionist and modern art. Even as a poor Philistine I could recognise many of the works by very famous artists....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fine collection of (modern era) art, rooms are spatious enough. Somehow it is not easy to make sure you navigate properly. Some of the staff were a bit rude-ish. All in all worth a visit. Main exhibition is free.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wouter K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best modern art museum. Rich collections of works of all know a d famous artists of the last centuries with detail descriptions of the art styles and periods. It would have been better if there e were also English descriptions of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

I went into see the free exhibitions which included works by Rodin and Monet. It is well organised and diverse collection. There were so many themes to explore...perhaps I should have asked for guidance or a leaflet?

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Museum Folkwang is just nearby the Mercury Hotel in Essen. Entrance is free and exhibits paintings of well known painters such as Van Gogh, Gaudin, Monet, Ernst, Picasso, Kandinsky to name a few. There are also specific exhibitions dedicated to one artist. The minor...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Beautiful collection of art-work in a lofty museum. Paintings of great artists are on show, it is nice walking through the halls full of sun-light. What is important to know is that there is no entrance fee.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Do you want to see paintings by Cezanne, Dali, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Picasso, Rubens, and Van Gogh? Well, here they are. And it won't cost you a penny. Also, a very interesting description of the evolution of art around the 19th and 20th centuries.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FredMadrid67
Reviewed 29 August 2018

See great rt by popular artist such as Van Gogh, Monet, Macke, Franz Marc, Chagall and many more. Entrance to the collection is free. Special exhibitions require an entrance fee, but are usually reasonnably priced.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Be K
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Gaughan, Monet, Klee, Van Gogh, Kandinsky, Rodin and lots more .audio guide in different kanguages. Nice restaurant and temp exhibits.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KathleenJulia
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We went there on a weekend and it was lovely to walk through the halls and look at the different art styles and epochs they exhibit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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