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MMK 1 Museum of Modern Art

After the museum’s founding in 1981, the architect Hans Hollein was commissioned to design a building for it in Domstrasse.

MMK 1 - Museum for Modern Art
MMK 1 - Museum for Modern Art - © MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst


For the triangular parcel he created a triangular structure which, owing to its unusual shape, is affectionately referred to by the Frankfurters as the “piece of cake”. Thanks to the spatial expansion brought about by the new branch in the TaunusTurm, the main building can now feature the Collection’s highlights and classics on a permanent basis. In addition to the presentation of works from the holdings, the MMK also uses ist post-modern architectural icon to stage major changing exhibitions and retrospectives of prominent artists of the present from all over the world.

Main entrance accessible via a ramp. Certain parts of the exhibitions accessible via three 17-cm steps only.
Wheelchair, wheeled walker and mobile seats available.
Guided tours in siŽgn language, for blind and vision-impaired visitors and in plain lanŽguage upon request and at standard times.
Please inform staff of guide dogs in advance.
Handicapped parking space in front of the building.


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