There are masterpieces from 600 years of art history in this 150-year-old, newly renovated, modernised and expanded building on the edge of the ramparts, next to the Theater am Goetheplatz.
Due to various exhibitions, the Bremen Kunsthalle has become one of the most important art museums in Germany in recent years. In addition, it is the only museum in Germany with an extensive art collection from the 14th to 21st century that is still in private ownership. Since 1977, the Kunsthalle has been a listed building.
The most visited exhibitions in the Kunsthalle include the Van Gogh exhibition of 2002/2003 (more than 320,000 visitors) and the Monet exhibition 2005/2006 (more than 230,000 visitors).
And should you ask, when visiting the Kunsthalle, who the four stone figures above the entrance area are: Raphael, Michelangelo, Dürer and Rubens, created by the sculptor, Adolph Steinhäuser.