German Film Museum Frankfurt


The museum pened in 1984 as the first film museum in Germany. The building of the Deutsches Filmmuseum opened in 1984 – an institution of the Deutsches Filminstitut – DIF since their fusion in 2006 – used to house an exhibition area with a permanent exhibition and two spaces for temporary exhibitions, the text and image archives, a cinema as well as a film library.

After the redesign, the permanent exhibition, in addition to the history of film since its early days, includes 21st century developments in film technology and film culture. Larger public areas are used for thematic exhibitions. The space can also be rented for external special events.

The cinema showsa broad and multi-faceted programme consisting of classics, experimental films as well as current productions.

Deutsches Filmmuseum
Schaumainkai (Museumsufer) 41
60596 Frankfurt am Main
Phone +49 (0) 69 961220 220
Fax 49 69 961220 999