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Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art by Hans Hollein

MMK Building in Hesse, mid Germany architecture design by Hans Hollein Architect, Austria

post updated 18 Mar 2021

Frankfurt Museum Moderne Kunst

Frankfurt Museum Moderne Kunst
photo © Adrian Welch

Location: northeast side of city centre, Frankfurt-am-Main

Architect: Hans Hollein

Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, MMK, was founded in 1981. The museum was designed by the Viennese architect Hans Hollein. Because of its triangular shape, it is called “piece of cake”.

Address: Domstraße 10, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Phone: +49 69 21230447

Exterior of the Frankfurt Museum Moderne Kunst:
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photos © Adrian Welch

Interior of the Museum Moderne Kunst:
Museum Moderne Kunst interior
photo © Adrian Welch

In 1983, architect Hans Hollein won the architecture competition for the Museum für Moderne Kunst; three years earlier, his proposal for the city’s Museum für angewandte Kunst had finished a close second behind Richard Meier’s prize-winning design. The ground-breaking was delayed until 1987, and the new museum was eventually built at a cost of about $38 million. Established in 1981, the building opened in 1991.

Hans Hollein Architect, Vienna, Austria


Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main
Domstraße 10
60311 Frankfurt am Main
Telephone +49 69 212 30447
Fax +49 69 212 37882
Email: mmk(at)

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