Museum Embankment Festival

23th August – 25th August 2024

Annually held along Frankfurt's majestic River Main on the last weekend in August, the three-day Museum Embankment Festival blends art, culture, music and cuisine into a captivating celebration beyond compare, attracting thousands of visitors from near and far.

Offering countless museum highlights, numerous stage productions and an array of live-music performances, the Museum Embankment Festival is one of Europe's largest and most popular cultural celebrations.

For more information, please visit the official Museums Embankment Festival website.


Official opening with City Councillor Elke Voitl and the Consul General of the Republic of Korea Kyungsok Koh

Friday, 25th August, 6:00 pm, at the Host Country Korea Stage

The Festival itself starts at 3:00 pm


Opening hours:

Friday, 25th August 2023, 3:00 pm – 01:00 am (End of musical programme: Midnight)
Saturday, 26th August 2023, 11:00 am – 01:00 am (End of musical programme: Midnight)
Sunday, 27th August 2023, 11:00 am – Midnight (End of musical programme: 10:00 pm)


Fireworks display

Sunday, 27th August 2023, 10:00 pm

The Museum Embankment Festival is traditionally concluded with a spectacular fireworks display on the River Main, taking place on Sunday evening and harmoniously accompanied by classical music.


Site map:  

 MUF_23 Festplan Flyer_Web  (pdf - 689.96 kB)


Museum Embankment Festival Flyer 2023:

 MUF 2023 Fold-Out Flyer  (pdf - 729.39 kB)


Official festival website

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Museum Embankment Festival Button € 7.00

  • Holders of the festival button enjoy free admission to all participating museums.
  • The pin-on button is available at all participating museums as well as the Tourist Information Offices Römer and Main Train Station.


Using public transport to get to the Museum Embankment Festival:

Subway lines (U-Bahn) U4 and U5, exit at Dom/Römer or tram lines (Straßenbahn) 11 and 12, exit at Römer/Paulskirche


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