Kunstareal München

Cultural history in the heart of Munich
Several people on the lawn next to Matti Suuronen’s FUTURO in front of the Pinakothek der Moderne, 1965-67.
© München Tourismus, Andreas Heddergott

Kunstareal Munich is one of the most important cultural ensembles in Europe. Having developed continuously over 200 years, it now presents more than 5,000 years of cultural history in the heart of Munich. Located between Königsplatz and Theresienstrasse, the Kunstareal hosts an extraordinary variety of museums with works spanning a period from the high culture of Egypt, through Classical Antiquity, to the present day. This tightly-packed cluster incorporates no fewer than 18 museums and exhibition halls, over 20 galleries, two churches, six universities, and numerous cultural institutions.

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Prof. Dr. Angelika Nollert, Director of Die Neue Sammlung, and Guido Redlich, Chairman of the Förderkreis Kunstareal, in conversation with Markus Stampfls from Culture Talk, 2021.
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The Pinakothek der Moderne, home of Die Neue Sammlung, is not only the largest museum in the Kunstareal but also its gateway for anyone arriving from the old town.

Nestled in the lively setting of Maxvorstadt, with its trendy street cafés and restaurants, inviting green spaces, and historical and heritage-listed gardens, Kunstareal Munich is an unforgettable experience that can be truly addictive!



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