Bonn´s main attraction for art and culture amateurs from all over the world is the Museum Mile that counts more than one million visitors per year:
The Haus der Geschichte presents German contemporary history in a concrete way with a clear message. The permanent exhibition of photography, documents, and many original objects of German post war history covers 4000 square meters.
Two of the major collections of the Kunstmuseum Bonn (Bonn Art Museum) are "August Macke and the Rhenish Expressionists" and works of internationally recognised representatives of German art since 1945. The works are housed in a spectacular building designed by the Berlin architect Axel Schultes.
The Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn), designed by Gustav Peichl, is a venue for contemporary exhibitions in the heart of Europe that emphazises trends of national and international cultural developments, taking into account also scientific and technological aspects.
Museum Alexander Koenig is one of the best zoological museums in Germany. After a fundamental reorganisation it has been re-opened in October 2003 and has been enlarged by an ecological information centre called "The Blue Planet - Living in a Network" (Der Blaue Planet - Leben im Netzwerk).
Milestones of German research discoveries enduring the last 50 years are on exhibit in the Deutsches Museum Bonn (German Museum Bonn). In the Wissenschaftszentrum about 100 original items - from the magnetic "Transrapid" to the Nobel Prize winning ion trap are to be admired on a surface of 1500 square meters.
Last update: April 2, 2015