House of the Arts (Haus der Kunst), Munich

3.9
#19 of 54 in Museums in Munich
A venue for temporary and travelling contemporary art exhibitions, House of the Arts (Haus der Kunst) was originally built under the Nazi regime as the House of German Art--thus, the swastika-motif mosaics in the front portico's ceiling panels. Take a guided tour of the exhibitions, available in German several times a week and in English once a week. Interestingly, the gallery has no permanent collection of its own. Satisfy additional curiosity at the onsite bookstore (which includes children's books), and end your visit with at the sumptuous Golden Bar. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to House of the Arts (Haus der Kunst) by using our Munich tour planner.
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  • An art space with changing exhibitions, in a building with a very rich (dark) history. By far, the best art space in Munich for contemporary art. Each exhibition has a 'guide' book as you enter, or...  more »
  • The Haus der Kunst is fascinating! The history of the building was very compelling and the temporary exhibits were beautifully put together. The architecture of the building alone is worthy of a...  more »
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  • I visited the exhibition about African artist El Anatsui at this museum. The whole presentation of his works was amazing. They were very well presented and amended with a lot of details.
  • Very interesting work on several material... The exhibition place is huge but friendly with a nice bar on the back...

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