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Museum fuer Fruehislamische Kunst (Museum for Early Islamic Art)
Information The exhibits are owned by the Bumiller Art Foundation and are located in a beautiful house from the 13th century.
City Bamberg (Bavaria)
Web Site N/A
Mailing Address Austrasse 29
96047 Bamberg
Phone 0951/871142
Working Hours May-October, Saturday 02:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.; Sunday 03:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Collections The museum holds the world's largest collection of early Islamic bronzes with objects from the 8. to the 11. centuries , mostly from Iran, Afghanistan, and Turkmenistan.



Museum fuer islamische Kunst (Museum of Islamic Art) Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
Information The museum is situated in the south wing of the Pergamon Museum. Its permanent exhibition is dedicated to the art of Islamic peoples from the eighth to the nineteenth century. The works of art originate from an area stretching from Spain to India. The collection's main focus is on the Middle East including Egypt and Iran.
City Berlin
Web Site
Mailing Address Museum of Islamic Art - Museum für Islamische Kunst
Am Kupfergraben
Entrance: Pergamon Museum
Berlin - Mitte
Phone 030/2090-5401
Working Hours Tues to Sun 10:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Thurs 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Collections The broad spectrum of art includes architectural decorations, applied arts and crafts and rare old books. The architectural decorations represent one of the major attractions with works in various media: stone (the façade from Mshatta), stuccoes (archaeological finds from Samarra), painted wooden paneling (Aleppo Room) and wall ceramics in various techniques (prayer niches from Kashan and Konya). The applied arts include works in all possible materials: ceramic vessels, metalwork, carvings in wood and bone, glasses, textiles, carpets. Within the area of books and ancient writings, the calligraphic works and miniatures from albums of Mogul times are of particular significance.



Hetjens-Museum/Deutsches Keramikmuseum (German Museum of Ceramics)
Information The Museum was founded in 1909 and shows the history of ceramics from the earliest beginnings till today all over the world.
City Duesseldorf
Web Site
Mailing Address Schulstrasse 4
40213 Duesseldorf
Phone 0211 - 89 - 9 42 10
Working Hours Tuesday, Thursday till Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m., Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Collections The broad spectrum of art includes an Islamic tiled dome about 1680 A.D., modern and antique ceramics.



Museum fuer Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt (Museum for Applied Art Frankfurt)
Information Extraordinary collection of European and Asiatic craftsmanship, book art, and graphics.
City Frankfurt
Web Site
Mailing Address Schaumainkai 17
60594 Frankfurt am Main
Phone 069/212 3 40 37
Working Hours Tuesday - Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 08.00 p.m.
Wednesday 10.00 a.m. - 08.00 p.m.
Collections There is a whole floor dedicated to Islamic craftsmanship.



Museum fuer Kunst und Gewerbe (Museum for Art and Craftmanship)
Information N/A
City Hamburg
Web Site
Mailing Address Steintorplatz 1
D-20099 Hamburg

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Phone 040 - 42854-2732
Working Hours Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Collections The Old Egyptian and Islamic Arts are shown by typical and representative objects



Museum fuer Lackkunst (Museum for Laquers Art)
Information Owned by the German Chemical Trust BASF, the Museum is mainly based on the large private collections of two former laquers producers.
City Muenster (North Rhine-Westfalia)
Web Site
Mailing Address Windthorststrasse 26
48143 Muenster
Phone 0251-418510
Working Hours Tuesday - Sunday 12:00 noon - 06:00 p.m.; Tuesday 12:00 noon - 08:00 p.m.
Collections The exhibition covers the development of laquers art from the Far East to Europe; it contains a large collection of Islamic objects.



Museum fuer Islamische Fliesen und Keramik (Museum for Islamic Tiles and Ceramics)
Information A private collection of Dr. Theodor Sehmer, mainly tiles from Turkey, Iran and Irak. About 300 objects are shown in a connection between two buildings of the Westerhoff Clinical Center.
City Tegernsee (Bavaria)
Web Site N/A
Mailing Address Westerhof-Klinik
Olaf-Gulbransson- Str. 19
83684 Tegernsee
Phone 08022-1810
Working Hours There are no working hours. Visitors need to call the phone number given above to schedule an appointment.

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