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State Gallery of Stuttgart

Konrad-Adenauer-Strasse 30-32, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 711 470400
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Stunning gallery, free of charge

SO many great works of art are here - a great way of spending a few hours. There are also free... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Silvia M
Really good museum with a wide range of pictures

Stonishing museum with lots of pictures from Old German to Contemporary ones. It is free for... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
MrMru
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With its rich collection of masterworks dating from the fourteenth century to the present, the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart is among Germany’s most popular museums. Both its impressive museum complex and its holdings mirror the link between tradition and modernity. The Staatsgalerie Stuttgart presents its superb collection on some 9,000 square metres of exhibition space offered by the old building of 1843, the famous post-modern Stirling Building, and the Steib Halls constructed in 2002. Among the prominent holdings are the approximately 400,000 works belonging to the Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, Early Swabian panel painting and outstanding examples of nineteenth-century Swabian Neoclassicism. The chief emphasis of the museum collection is undoubtedly the Classical Modern period with art spanning the years from 1900 to 1980. Special highlights here are Oskar Schlemmer’s Figurines for the Triadic Ballet of the early 1920s, Henri Matisse’s famous Backs (1909-‒30), numerous works by Picasso including the sculptural group The Bathers (1956), and the Joseph Beuys room installed by the artist himself.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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Konrad-Adenauer-Strasse 30-32, 70173 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Oberer Schlossgarten
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SO many great works of art are here - a great way of spending a few hours. There are also free lockers, free wifi and a brilliant shop.

2  Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Stonishing museum with lots of pictures from Old German to Contemporary ones. It is free for students and the museum is not too long, you can visit it with 2 hours. I strongly recommend the Old German section and the Netherlands too.

1  Thank MrMru
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The Staatsgalerie is a real gem. Lots and lots to see, and all really well laid out. The entrance fee is good value, but if you can get there on a Wednesday, it's free all day. The coffee shop/restaurant is nice too. Great apple pie!

1  Thank xydancer
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Don't miss it! It's a beautiful museum with full of paintings and sculptures of great artist through ages! It's really big and a little complicated. Don't forget to ask for the map.

1  Thank Deniz A
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Sundays in Germany can be a challenge, the shops are shut and so are most places of entertainment, restaurants are mostly closed except for some cafes and gelaterias. If you find yourself in a city at lose ends like we did on a Sunday the...More

2  Thank DiningStar
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Do not miss this museum when visiting Stuttgart!!! I would categorize this museum among the top 3 attractions in the city. The collection is absolutely amazing. A solid survey of German and European art from the 13th century to the present (they have a few...More

1  Thank William G
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I found it a little tricky to understand how this gallery was organised to begin with, and I was also shunted to the French impressionists for some reason. Study the plan and make sure you start where you want. There's an excellent range of 20th...More

1  Thank Whonose
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

If you want to enjoy modern art, rather than old masters, go directly to the second floor and start the tour from there. There is a lot of to see there, the exhibition contains master pieces and it's nicely arranged. Enough space for the art...More

1  Thank PavelSuk
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went on a Wednesday as we had read the gallery was free that day. We had a very helpful woman who let us know that we could also see the special exhibition for free (which normally costs extra) after 5:30 for the last 30...More

2  Thank Zoe I
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I found this gallery very boring and spent less than an hour here. The saving grace was that my hotel had offered complimentary tickets so it wasn't a case of lost money.

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Christina H, Marketing & PR at State Gallery of Stuttgart, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you very much for your're comment. Could you please explain why you didn't enjoy your visit so that we can improve ourselves?

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