The Schirn and Minischirn concept is just brilliant in our opinion and we are slightly confused as to why more museums and exhibition halls don’t introduce similar programs. The idea is that with any adult ticket your kids are allowed to enter the Minischirn (for a maximum of 90 minutes – it’s not a substitution for daycare) where they too can explore and learn. Hence leaving you the adult free to explore the exhibitions, with the good knowledge that your children are well taken care of. As a consequence both adult and child have a truly immersive and enjoyable experience!  Also, kids develop a positive attitudes cultural activities and museums rather than ideas of boredom, futility and resistance!

About Schirn in their own words

“The SCHIRN KUNSTHALLE FRANK­FURT is one of most impor­tant exhi­bi­tion venues in Europe. Since opening in 1986, it has presented more than 240 exhi­bi­tions on around 2,000 m² of floor space and can boast a total of more than 8.8 million visi­tors. The SCHIRN focuses on art-histor­ical and historico-cultural themes, discourses, and trends from a contem­po­rary perspec­tive. Its range of offers is multi­fac­eted, inter­na­tional, and progres­sive; it attempts to open up new points of view and to break open tradi­tional patterns of recep­tion. The exhi­bi­tions are devoted in equal measure to contem­po­rary stances in art and art of the modern era.”


The Schirn continues to to tell powerful stories with some of our favourite exhibits being  Fantastic Women, Lee Krasner and Gilbert and George


60311 Frankfurt am Main


Monday  Closed
Tuesday & Weekends 10am-7pm
Wednesday & Thursday 10am-10pm

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Price Guide: admission fee varies depending on the exhibition, € – €€