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The Kunstareal district in Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) has much to boast about already; however, with the addition of the Museum Brandhorst it is truly becoming a center of modern culture. This Munich museum displays 700 works of art and literature from the collection of Udo and Annette Brandhorst, heirs to the Henkel fortune. Some of the modern artists featured in the Museum Brandhorst's collection include Bruce Nauman, Andy Warhol, Joan Miró, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Damien Hirst, among many more. All add a special multi-culturalism to Munich'salready unique nature.
Along with the impressive collections of modern art is the equally impressive architecture of the Museum Brandhorst building itself. With an ecological design in mind Berlin (Berlin vacation rentals | Berlin travel guide) architecture firm Sauerbruch Hutton have designed a two-story, multi-colored façade which complements the collection it houses. Make sure to take a walk around the building to fully appreciate the inner contents it holds.
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- Regular admission (Tues - Sat) is 7 € and Concessions 5 €
- Sunday admission is 1 €
- Dayticket is 12 € and is good for for the Museum Brandhorst, all three Pinakothek Museums, the Schack-Galerie and the Branch Galleries of the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, no special exhibitions, no further Concessions
- 5 ticket packs are 29 € and are good for the Museum Brandhorst, all three Pinakothek Museums, the Schack-Galerie and the Branch Galleries of the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, no special exhibitions, no further Concessions
- Yearly season passes are 90 €, Concessions 60 € and are good for the Museum Brandhorst, all three Pinakothek Museums, the Schack-Galerie and the Branch Galleries of the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen
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