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".
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 "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...
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.