Schaumainkai, the quay on the southern bank of the Main between Friedensbrücke and Dreikönigskirche, is also known ... More
Schaumainkai, the quay on the southern bank of the Main between Friedensbrücke and Dreikönigskirche, is also known as Museumsufer (Museum Bank). Seven important museums are clustered here, most of them housed in magnificent 19th-century mansions. The Liebighaus, Städel Art Institute, Communications Museum, National Museum of Architecture, National Film Museum, Museum of Popular Culture and the Museum of Applied Arts are all dotted around the wonderful landscape gardens which were originally laid out in the 19th Century. In September the quay hosts the three-day Museumsufer Festival, one of Frankfurt's most popular open-air attractions.
Located in a beautiful villa on the Museumsufer, the Museum der Weltkulturen was fully renovated and reopened in 1998. The
museum now houses temporary exhibitions devoted to different regions, cultures and ways of life, with the aim of promoting ...
Frankfurt's main train station (Frankfurter Hauptbahnhof) was opened in 1888 after five hard years of construction work. It is still
one of the largest train stations in Europe with 25 platforms and over 1,500 trains departing every day. The ...