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Municipal Gallery in Lenbach House

Luisenstr. 33, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 23332027
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The Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus was established in the former residence of the artist Franz von Lenbach and is most known for its world-class and unique collection of works by the artists of The Blue Rider, such as Franz Marc, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Gabriele Munter, accented by eminent works of the Art Nouveau and New Objectivity, the art of the 19th century as well as international contemporary art.
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Luisenstr. 33, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

The Lenbachhaus has a very interesting collection of German art from the nineteenth century into the twenty-first. It also has notable special exhibitions, such as one right now by Stefan Dillemuth. Not my cup of tea, but it may be yours. My favorite section displays...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking the Munich metro, and finding the right line, is well worth the effort to get to the Lenbachhaus Gallery and Museum. The setting is wonderful, and the art displayed with just the right amount of text to describe the art. The free audio guide,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful laid building with its history and structural design and offer an hour of stay to enjoy the area.

Thank Jun J
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

This formerly small and provincial museum acquired overnight fame as in 1957 Kandinsky's widow pledged his collection and a lot of other works. The represent the works of The Blue Riders. Amazing and beautiful collection.

Thank Dick Z
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

I have visited Munich probably 20 or 30 times but in all the times I've been in the capital of Bavaria I've never visited the Lenbachhaus. Recently a member of the staff at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, recommended that I visit this small...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

A great place for modern and contemporary art lovers. They have an excellent collection of early 20th century art: Blue Rider, a lot of Kandinsky, a whole room of Paul Klee. But they also host temporary exhibitions of local living artists and rethink their 19th...More

Thank Nadezhda L
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

As I am a great fan of the Blue Rider expressionistic group, this museum has been a great target for me. The museum shows one complete floor of works of those, in particular Franz Marc and Vassily Kandinsky. The museum visit was a great experience...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

One of the best museums i have been to if not the best with good collection of blue rider. I recommend this in case you are in munich. A great way to know about bavaria art.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Excellent collection. A must for the fans of "Der blaue Ritter"! Take your kids there and show them something extraordinary - free entrance for under 18.

Thank dolnamalina
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Highly recommend this gallery. Excellent collection of Bleue Rieter works and beautifully presented and curated floors. The old studio of Lenbach is inside. He must have been v successful to have had such a palatial home!

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