Centrally located, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart is a work of art in itself. Its modern cuboid design transforms from a glass hexahedron during the day to reveal a colourful skeletal interior when lit up at night. Opened in 2005, the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart is renowned for its prestigious collection of work by Otto Dix, the famous German artist remembered for his realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war. The colourful and abstract art of Willi Baumeister and the mixed media work of contemporary artist Dieter Roth are also on display at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, along with ever-changing international exhibitions. Don't miss the museum shop and bookshop, or have a light snack at the onsite restaurant.
The museum will be closed briefly between 15 October and 9 November 2012 to allow for the installation of new exhibits.
Address: Kleiner Schlossplatz 1
Telephone: 711 216 2188
Transport: Bus 42 or 44 to Schlossplatz or underground lines U5, U6, U7 and U15 to Schlossplatz
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 6pm, Friday 10am to 9pm. Closed Mondays. Reduced hours on some public holidays - see website for details.
Admission: €5 (adults), €3.50 (concessions). Free for children under 12.