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The Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK in short) is a modern art museum in Frankfurt. Founded in 1981 and opened in 1991, the museum is popularly called "peice of cake" because of it's trangular shape. This is one of the newest museums in Frankfurt and it's permanent collection comprises of over 4,500 works of international art, from 1960's to the present.

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Frankfurt Cathedral

Frankfurt Cathedral

0.14km from Museum für Moderne Kunst

This Roman Catholic Gothic church is placed in the center of Frankfurt. It is the largest religious building in the city and was a former collegiate church. Despite its common English name, it has never been a true cathedral, but is called the Kaiserdom (an "imperial great church" or imperial cathedral) due to its importance as former election and coronation church of the Holy Roman Empire.

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

0.19km from Museum für Moderne Kunst

Schirn Kunsthalle is an art gallery located between the Römer and the Frankfurt Cathedral. The gallery exhibits modern and contemporary art, and it is the main venue for temporary art exhibitions in Frankfurt.

Frankfurter Kunstverein (Frankfurt Art Association)

Frankfurter Kunstverein (Frankfurt Art Association)

0.19km from Museum für Moderne Kunst

Frankfurter Kunstverein (Frankfurt Art Association) is an art museum located in the center of Frankfurt. It was founded in 1829 by a group of influential residents of the city and today it is situated on a gothic building from 1464 called "Steinernes Haus (Stone Building)". The museum has no permanent collection, but its contemporary art exhibitions are internallionally renowned.

Römer

Römer

0.26km from Museum für Moderne Kunst

This medieval building is located in Altstadt district in Frankfurt, Germany. It is one of the most important landmarks in the city. The Römer has been Frankfurt's city hall for over 600 years.

Museum Applied Art(Museum Angewandte Kunst)

Museum Applied Art(Museum Angewandte Kunst)

0.68km from Museum für Moderne Kunst

Museum of Applied Art(Museum Angewandte Kunst) is located in Frankfurt am Main, and it is a part of the Museumsufer - the collection of museums in and around the banks of river Main. More than 60,000 objects are included in it's collection, ranging from Eropean handicrafts, graphics, Islamic and East Asian art. The collections dates from twelfth to the twenty first century.

Main Tower

Main Tower

0.9km from Museum für Moderne Kunst

This 240 meters skyscraper in Frankfurt is named after the nearby Main river. The tower has five underground stories and two public observing points. It is the only skyscraper in Frankfurt with a public viewing observatory. The tower's design features what appears to be two connected towers. The smaller of the two is of a cuboid shape, a design common to 1970s architecture. The second and taller is a circular tower with an entire blue glass exterior which features the transmission tower on top.

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Hessen

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Situated in west-central Germany, The state of Hesse is bordered by six German states. Most of the population of Hesse lives in the southern part, in the Rhine-Main Area. The countryside is hilly and has numerous mountain ranges. Hesse is the greenest state in Germany, as forest covers 42% of the state.

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Nele Lenze

Nele Lenze

2021-12-11

The museum of modern art consists of three different buildings and I only had time to go to the main building. Soon I would like to visit the MMK Zollamt and MMK Tower too because this museum is awesome. The exhibition Crip Time was beautifully curated and touched me on many levels. Several floors on issues around bodily disfunctionalities expressed in contemporary art really invite the visitors to think about the issues from new perspectives. You should plan for two hours because there is a lot to explore..
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