Art Nouveau in Darmstadt

Not only on the Mathildenhöhe you will find "Art Nouveau". Darmstadt's central station also displays numerous Art Nouveau elements, as does the Art Nouveau Bath - which already bears the term in its name. In the Hessische Landesmuseum Darmstadt, a whole department is dedicated to "Art Nouveau".

Exhibition Hall on the Mathildenhöhe

Ausstellungsgebäude Mathildenhöhe

The "Hochzeitsturm“ (Wedding Tower) and the Exhibition Hall (1907-1908) were the work of Joseph Maria Olbrich. Hidden under the hall is the fascinating vault of a walled water reservoir, a technical masterpiece. The...
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Address

Olbrichweg

64287 Darmstadt

Large Glückert House

Großes Haus Glückert

The "Large Glückert House“, designed in 1901 by Joseph Maria Olbrich for the furniture maker Glueckert, served him as an exhibition room until the break-up of the Artists‘ Colony. Since 1971, the Large Glückert House has...
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Address

Alexandraweg 23

64287 Darmstadt

Main Station

Hauptbahnhof

When Darmstadt's main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) was opened in 1912, it was the first through station in Germany. The building, designed by Friedrich Puetzer, contains many Art Nouveau elements. Artists of the...
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Address

Platz der Deutschen Einheit

64293 Darmstadt

Behrens House

Haus Behrens

Peter Behrehs, painter and craftsman, built with his first work an architectural monument. For the first exhibition of the Artists‘ Colony in 1901, he designed his own home with complete interior fittings – an example...
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Address

Alexandraweg 19

64287 Darmstadt

Deiters Haus

Haus Deiters

In 1902, Olbrich built for Wilhelm Deiters, director of the first exhibition of the Artists‘ Colony, the house with the distinctive corner tower at the east entrance to the Mathildenhoehe. With a surface area of 8.9 by...
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Address

Mathildenhöheweg 2

64287 Darmstadt

Habich House

Haus Habich

House Habich was the residential home with studio of the Darmstadt sculptor Ludwig Habich, designed by Joseph Maria Olbrich for the exhibition in 1901. Destroyed in the war, it was re-built in 1951 in a somewhat...
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Address

Alexandraweg 7

64287 Darmstadt

Olbrich House

Haus Olbrich

The residence of the architect Olbrich was built in 1901. It was damaged in the second world war and in a much simpler form, re-built in 1950/1. Today, only the blue and white tiles on the facade remind one of the...
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Address

Alexandraweg 28

64287 Darmstadt

Ostermann House

Haus Ostermann

The villa on the edge of the Mathildenhoehe was built in 1908 for Paul Ostermann, the director of the collection of the grand duchy, by Alfred Messel, the architect of the state museum. The classsical style of the villa...
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Address

Eugen-Bracht-Weg 6

64287 Darmstadt

Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt

Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt

The art and natural history collections of the counts and grand dukes are the foundation of today’s Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt (HLMD, Hessian State Museum). With its mixture of art, culture and natural history...
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Address

Friedensplatz 1

64283 Darmstadt


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Wedding Tower

Hochzeitsturm

The Hochzeitsturm (Wedding Tower), with its famous five fingers profile, was a wedding present from the city of Darmstadt to Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig and Princess Eleonore von Solms-Hohensolms-Lich in 1905. It is a...
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Address

Olbrichweg 13

64287 Darmstadt


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Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt

With the Mathildenhöhe App you go on a journey through time on Mathildenhöhe. Historical views are superimposed with current images and illustrate how the Mathildenhöhe developed during and after the Artists' Colony.

Online shop of Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt