Top 20 Museums in Frankfurt

In Frankfurt, seeing a museum is a must. The city has an amazing array of museums that will be sure to catch your interest. We have picked twenty of the best museums in Frankfurt that are all easily accessible from the Park Inn by Radisson Frankfurt Airport.

Städel Museum 

The Städel Museum situated in a stately Gründerzeit building, the Städel houses one of the most important collections of fine art in Germany.

Museum Für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt

The Museum Für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt was founded in 1981 and opened in 1991 this is one of Frankfurt’s newest museums. The museum is also one of the most important museums of contemporary art.

Naturmuseum Senckenberg

The Naturmuseum Senckenberg is a must-see for families with children. The museum features particularly extensive collection of large dinosaur bones and fossils.

Deutsches Filminstitut Filmmuseum

The Deutsches Filminstitut Filmmuseum is a must for cinema buffs, the Filminstitut features permanent exhibitions on film history and techniques, travelling exhibitions covering iconic directors, as well as an in-house cinema. Be sure to take a look at the monthly movie schedule to see what films are playing.

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

The Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is located between the Römer and the Frankfurt Cathedral. The Schirn exhibits both modern and contemporary art work.

Goethe house in Frankfurt

Liebieghaus Skulpturen Sammlung

The Liebieghaus Skulpturen Sammlung is a 19th century villa that contains a wide range of classical, Renaissance and Baroque sculptures.

Deutsches Architeckturmuseum

The Deutsches Architeckturmuseum is a world-renown architecture museum and a must for those interested in 20th century German buildings.

Frankfurt Zoo

Thehe Frankfurt Zoo is one of the oldest and most important zoos in Europe, the Frankfurt Zoo contains over 5,000 animals!

Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum is one of the most visited museums in the city, the Jewish Museum covers the history of the Jewish community in Frankfurt. If you’re interested in seeing more, be sure to visit its other branch, the Museum Judengasse, which covers the history of the Jewish ghetto up to the 18th century.

Money Museum

The Money Museum is not to be missed since Frankfurt is an international finance capital, money is what keeps the city going. If you’ve ever wondered about the flow of finance around the world and what money actually does, the Money Museum is an excellent place to find out.

Frankfurt Zoo

Frankfurter Goethe-House

The Frankfurter Goethe-House, Located in the Innenstadt district is the house that the author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born in. You can visit the study where he penned his early works and learn about his life.

Dialog Museum

The Dialog Museum is one of the more unique museums on the list, the Dialog Museum offers a 90 minute trip into complete darkness.


The Palmengarten is The Frankfurt Botanical Gardens and has 50 acres to explore.

Museum Für Post und Kommunikation Frankfurt

The Museum Für Post und Kommunikation Frankfurt was Founded in 1958 as the Federal Postal Museum.  It moved building and became the Museum of Communication in 1990. It has many exhibits that look to explore the way communication has evolved.

Archaeologisches Museum

The Archaeologisches Museum houses a huge collection of Prehistoric, Roman, Medieval and more recent archaeological  finds from Frankfurt and its surrounding countryside.

Ceiling of the schirn kunsthall cultural centre in german city Frankfurt

Ernst May Haus und Museum

Ernst May Haus und Museum – Fans of German architecture between the World Wars will find much to love
in this two story house in Römerstadt.

Caricatura Museum Frankfurt

The Caricatura Museum Frankfurt  features cartoons and comics drawn many German artists.


The Heimatmuseum  was founded in 1877/78 and has been focused on the preservation, scientific investigation and mediation of historical objects and images of Frankfurt.

Kinder Museum Frankfurt

The Kinder Museum Frankfurt offers hands-on activities for children to study history. Take a workshop and learn a few new creative skills.

Historisches Museum

The Historisches Museum is a traditional German building that hosts the city’s collection of art going back to the 15th century.

Historical Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany