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Went here for the In Orbit, and loved the art galleries, too!

We went at 9:55 to be early for the In Orbit and to our delight, we had the whole experience to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
san francisco
High Art and High Spirit mixture

Eventually it took us some courage and up to 30 minutes to make a decision to climb on that crazy... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Alexander B
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Added in early 2002 as the second main pillar of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen and accommodating contemporary art was the Standehaus am Kaiserteich, until 1988 the seat of the Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia. Four wings with continuous...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went at 9:55 to be early for the In Orbit and to our delight, we had the whole experience to ourselves. It was my husband’s favorite thing ever, and I had a little vertigo, but it passed quickly and it was so wild and...More

Thank mcargas
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Eventually it took us some courage and up to 30 minutes to make a decision to climb on that crazy net called by Tomás Saraceno In orbit. We saw several young girls walking on that net as if it was a solid ground. Why can't...More

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Make sure you put K21 in your to-do list in Dusseldorf. I always visit it if I am there and they never disappoint me with their exhibitions. As fas as I understood, Tomas Saraceno's In Orbit will be there on the regular basis. This installation...More

Thank Yulia L
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Wonderful place to visit. Free after 6pm on the first Thursday of the month. However watch out for the shuttle bus driver (there is a free service from K20). Very unfriendly and on a 28 degree day he didn't even bother to turn the AC...More

Thank ickyrowne
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Amazing exhibitions, beautiful architecture and Saraceno's spider net is one of the most amazing things to do in town.

Thank Antoine P
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Unexpectedly housed in some kind of neo-classical palace, K21 is a must see museum of contemporary art. The building alone is worth a visit: smartly renovated it offers all occasions to let sip in the confrontation with the exhibited works of art. The works are...More

Thank Matthieu B
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The building itself is more attractive than the museum itself. Nice modern art collection, especially Klee is well represented here. Worth a short visit. Combine ticket with Kunstsammlung.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I visited during the Carman Herrera exhibit and found myself completely underwhelmed by that and the contemporary works set out on the first floor. Sorry, just not my taste, but I guess some folks may like it. Then, I found the second floor and my...More

Thank cigarron
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We have been visiting the K21 just recently and I was really surprised by the creation on display. We have seen an exposition of Tomas Saraceno in the rooftop architecture of the building. The title is "in orbit" and is a construction of steel wire...More

Thank PublicProfile
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The art center is located in an old,classic building.It named by the arts work which create in after 1980s-morden art. The most interesting thing is on the top floor,the spider net.For people who have fear of height,it's not recommended place. Also don't wear dress or...More

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30 June 2017|
Response from Antoine B | Reviewed this property |
Reduced fee for students ( need to show student ID) 10€, for children is 2,5 and 12 € for adults ( if there is a temporary exhibition ) but you get good value for the money !
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