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Center for Art and Media

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The ZKM is a former ammunition factory 3 storey tall. It is converted into a set of 6 museums in... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Rome, Italy
'Open Codes' until 5 August 2018

A mind-bending experience! The free booklet, 'Living in Digital Worlds', looks like a good read... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Andrew C
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

The ZKM is a former ammunition factory 3 storey tall. It is converted into a set of 6 museums in interesting fashion. Due to limited time we saw the code museum. It has facial recognition, bitcoin production and a robot which writes legal documents. It’s...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

A mind-bending experience! The free booklet, 'Living in Digital Worlds', looks like a good read. Don't worry about what the experience is about - if you can spare an hour, go! There's no entrance charge. A couple of moans: the outside signage to the main...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Certainly not my cup of tea. First of all, I didn't understand what this place actually was, an art museum, a social club, a workshop? Some reviews call it the German Centre Pompidou. There is some similarity in the architecture of the building, but nothing...More

Thank Maltrueno
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite galleries in the world. This is a really massive space so if you look at the website and like all of the exhibitions, it needs a day to see it all. Exhibitions cover the crossover between IT, communications, art and geography,...More

Thank Art20thC
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We have been there a few times but the variety of shows is always great. ZKM offers such a diverse mixture of media and installations, as you can hardly see somewhere nearby.

Thank SteveGoldgap
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

ZKM is rated one of the best places in Europe for digital media. For the average tourist, it has not much to offer. Located in a refurbished huge industry complex, the architecture is worth a 15 min walk from downtown. There is however no permanent...More

Thank trooper92
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Nice, large museum of contemporary art. I totally recommend the interactive game play exhibition on the upper floor... Totally hilarious when you visit with friends.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Big museum with 4 different galleries and 4 different expositions. Accesible with a beautiful architectonic ensemble

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Many locals have recommended that we check out this museum and so we did. There were two main exhibitions going on and it costs adults €6.00 for one or €10.00 for both (Combi ticket). Students pay €4.00 for one but not 100% sure how much...More

1  Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Experience Art and Media from another perspective - from the root. Various surprising exhibitions will plant new input into anybody entering.

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