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Museum Mile

Museum Mile
Museum Mile, Bonn

An impressive cultural center has sprung up at the heart of the city, with institutions such as the Bonn Art Museum, the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Deutsches Museum Bonn (technology), the Haus der Geschichte (history of the Federal Republic of Germany) and the Alexander Koenig Zoological Research Institute and Museum.

The Haus der Geschichte presents German contemporary history. The permanent exhibition of photography, documents, and many original objects of German post war history covers 4.000 square meters.

Two of the major collections of the Kunstmuseum Bonn (Bonn Art Museum) are August Macke and the Rhenish Expressionists and works of internationally recognized representatives of German art since 1945. The works are housed in a spectacular building designed by the Berlin architect Axel Schultes.

The Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn), designed by Gustav Peichl, is a venue for temporary exhibitions in the heart of Europe that emphazises trends of national and international cultural developments, taking into account also scientific and technological aspects.

Museum Alexander Koenig is one of the best zoological museums in Germany. It was enlarged in 2003 by an ecological information center called The Blue Planet - Living in a Network

Milestones of German research discoveries during the last 50 years are on exhibit in the Deutsches Museum Bonn (German Museum Bonn). In the Wissenschaftszentrum about 100 original items - from the magnetic rail Transrapid to the Nobel Prize winning ion trap are to be admired on a surface of 1.500 square meters.

Check with each musuem for location, hours, and admission prices.

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Address: 53113 Bonn
Tags: Bonn, Museum, Art, History, Technology, Zoology

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