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Museum of Art and Cultural History
Museum of Art and Cultural History, Dortmund
The museum - founded in 1883 - is the oldest of its kind in the Ruhr area and presents precious, rare, typical and ordinary objects in an elegant setting. Themes include
Everyday life and special occasions of yesteryear,
Back to the Stone Age,
Trades and Guilds,
The Biedermann Salon,
The Grand Ball in the Town House. The Roman gold treasure, the Romanesque triumphal cross, the Renaissance rarities collection, silvery cutlery and finest porcelain are among the museum's most precious exhibits. The art collection contains works by leading 18th and 19th century artists such as Caspar David Friedrich, Spitzweg, Feuerbach, Liebermann, Slevogt and Corinth. The exhibition on the history of surveying presents rare geodesic instruments and much more.
Address: Hansastraße 3, 44137 Dortmund
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Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. Its population of 587,830 (20 June 2005) makes it the 7th-largest city in Germany, and 34th-largest in the European Union.
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