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Who makes the museum? And which ideas does the museum pursue? You will find all important background information here.

The Junges Museum Frankfurt  (Young Museum) shows interactive exhibitions created especially for young people aged 6 to 14. The Porzellan Museum in the Kronberger Haus in Höchst has been presenting around 1,800 Höchst faiences and porcelain since 1994, mainly from the Rococo and Neoclassical periods.

The guiding principle of the museum

The HISTORICAL MUSEUM FRANKFURT is the city’s oldest museum, collecting and preserving, researching, conveying and exhibiting Frankfurt's cultural heritage. As a city museum it is a centre of knowledge and critical information, reflection and discussion on the past, present and future of Frankfurt; as a history museum it links local town issues with broader social history.
The museum is open to everyone. Its Young Museum offers opportunities tailored specifically to families and schools. The museum draws upon the wealth of experience and knowledge from Frankfurt’s people and their guests, working in a participatory and inclusive manner. It invites everyone living in the city to participate in the museum as a cultural forum and help shape it. Multiple perspectives and diversity play a central role in this context. The diversity of urban society is reflected in its collections, exhibitions and communication.
Based on current topics of debates, historical objects are scientifically researched and linked to subjective stories and points of view; this includes all relevant artistic, city-researching as well as everyday-life perspectives. Additional museum objectives include expanding and consolidating its digital strategy and its networks within the city and the region.

The museum preserves the cultural heritage of its urban community for future generations. It features extensive collections of art and the history of everyday life, with outstanding inventories at its disposal. The museum team carefully preserves the objects and manages their conservation. Important priorities include the digital documentation and publication of collections, and the researching of provenances.
Our museum team fosters a cooperative and respectful working environment. Together with the colleagues of the Young Museum and the Porcelain Museum, we form a team comprised of diverse expert skills that complement each other and allow for differing views. The museum team is active in international museum networks. We are an open-minded and learning institution: we are curious, work on an interdisciplinary basis, and confront the challenges of a constantly changing urban society.

 

Directorate

Dr. Jan Gerchow
Director
Tel +49 69 212-33371
jan.gerchow(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Dr. Wolfgang P. Cilleßen
Deputy Director
Curator of graphics/paper, paintings and sculpture collections
Tel +49 69 212-36721

wolfgang.cillessen(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Heidrun Czarnecki
Secretary to the Director
Tel +49 69 212-37773

heidrun.czarnecki(at)stadt-frankfurt.de
 

Museum Communication

Karin Berrío
Management Museum Communication
Tel +49 69 212-37776

karin.berrio(at)stadt-frankfurt.de
 

Visitor service and renting

Sandra Baetzel
Event management and visitor’s service
Tel +49 69 212-31672

sandra.baetzel(at)stadt-frankfurt.de
 
Susanne Angetter
Visitor’s service, information and booking tours
Tel +49 69 212-35154

besucherservice.historisches-museum(at)stadt-frankfurt.de
susanne.angetter(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Tanja Martinho Alves
Visitor’s service
Tel. +49 69 212-73072

besucherservice.historisches-museum(at)stadt-frankfurt.de
tanja.martinhoalves(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Krasimira Peneva
Reception and ticket desk
Tel +49 69 212-35599

krasimira.peneva(at)stadt-frankfurt.de
 

Curators

Dr. Frank Berger
Collections on numismatics, militaria, science and research, technology and industry, and models and dioramas.
Tel +49 69 212-34499

frank.berger(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Lisa Brackmann
Mediation and exhibitions at the Young Museum Frankfurt
Tel. +49 69 212-34630

lisa.brackmann(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Dr. Wolfgang P. Cilleßen
Deputy Director
Curator of graphics/paper, paintings and sculpture collections
Tel +49 69 212-36721

wolfgang.cillessen(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Martina Dehlinger
Mediation and exhibitions at the Young Museum Frankfurt
Tel +49 69 212-48785

martina.dehlinger(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Anne Gemeinhardt
Education and mediation
Tel +49 69 212-34611

anne.gemeinhardt(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Susanne Gesser
Head of Young Museum Frankfurt
Head of education and participation
Tel +49 69 212-35633

susanne.gesser(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Dr. Nina Gorgus
Exhibition coordination and collections
Collections: Toys, daily life and housekeeping II (from 1880), childhood and youth culture
Tel +49 69 212-46550

nina.gorgus(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Dr. Maren Christine Härtel
Manager of documentation and restoration workshops
Curator of collections on furniture, historical musical instruments, fashion and textile
Tel +49 69 212-35487

maren-christine.haertel(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Puneh Henning
Migration und diversity management
(360° agent – Fund for New City Cultures)
Tel. +49 69 212-47738

puneh.henning(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Laura Hollingshaus
Mediation and outreach of the Young Museum Frankfurt
Tel. +49 69 212-32936

laura.hollingshaus(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Dr. Angela Jannelli
Library of the Generations, CityLab
Tel +49 69 212-33814

angela.jannelli(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Dr. Dorothee Linnemann
Graphic collection, photography, media und communication
Tel. +49 69 212-42069

dorothee.linnemann(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Patricia Stahl
Director of Porzellan Museum Frankfurt in Kronberger Haus
Collections: Daily life and housekeeping II (to 1880),
Trade and industry
Tel +49 69 212-36712

patricia.stahl(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Ismahan Wayah
Migration und diversity management
(360° agent – Fund for New City Cultures)
Tel. +49 69 212-34273

ismahan.wayah(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Danica Brenner
Scientific Trainee
(lab.Bode – Initiative zur Stärkung der Vermittlungsarbeit in Museen, ein Programm der Kulturstiftung des Bundes und der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz)
Tel. +49 69 212-30698

danica.brenner(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Susanne Thimm
Scientific Trainee
Tel. +49 69 212-47770

susanne.thimm(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Lisa Voigt
Scientific trainee
Tel. +49 69 212-33832

lisa.voigt(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

 

Documentation

Dr. Maren Christine Härtel
Manager of documentation and restoration workshops
Curator of collections on furniture, historical musical instruments, fashion and textile
Tel +49 69 212-35487

maren-christine.haertel(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Beate Dannhorn, M.A.
Registrar, image archive
Tel +49 69 212-30596

beate.dannhorn(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Heike Krahl, Dipl.-Bib. (trained librarian)
Library
Tel +49 69 212-36181

heike.krahl(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Thomas Schwerdtfeger
Digital resources and media
Tel +49 69 212-34467

thomas.d.schwerdtfeger(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

 

Restoration

Anja Damaschke, Dipl.-Rest. (Akad.) (trained restorer)
Paintings
Tel +49 69 212-34740

anja.damaschke(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Verena Grande M.A., Dipl.-Rest. (FH)
Paper and graphics
Tel +49 69 212-37774

verena.grande(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Birgit Harand, Dipl.-Rest. (FH)
Paper, graphics, leather, parchment
Tel +49 69 212-34405

birgit.harand(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Melanie Kubitza, Dipl.Rest. (FH)
Paper and graphics
Tel. +49 69 212-44195

melanie.kubitza(a)stadt-frankfurt.de

Sabine Lorenz
Craft, technical cultural assets
Tel +49 69 212-36881

sabine.lorenz(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Christoph Wenzel, M.A., Dipl.-Rest. (FH) 
Furniture and wood
Tel +49 69 212-35984

christoph.wenzel(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

 

Administration

Barbara Langfeld
Management 
Tel +49 69 212-44463

barbara.langfeld(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Anja Tesch
Ordering, accounting
Tel +49 69 212-33370

anja.tesch(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Irma Hoog-Kramar
Ordering, accounting
Tel. +49 69 212-47752

irma.hoog(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Christiane Collins
Contracts
Tel +49 69 212-34274

christiane.collins(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Ulrich Freund
Visitor statistics, museum graphics
Tel +49 69 212-34601

ulrich.freund(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

 

Museum technology & Technical service

Willi Gubanek
Building technology
Tel +49 69 212-34586
Mobile +49 160 7187591

willi.gubanek(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Christof Gold
Building technology
Tel +49 69 212-34586
Mobile +49 175 9305153

christof.gold(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Harald Meiß
Building technology
Tel +49 69 212-30863

harald.meiss(at)stadt-frankfurt.de


Abdelmajid Labroumani
Technical service

Matteo Ciliberti
Transport

 

Board of trustees

Andrea von Bethmann
Tel +49 69 212-47190

andrea.vonbethmann(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

 

Honorary posts

Bernhard Eddigehausen (sculpture collection)
bernhard.eddigehausen(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Siegfried Eistert (graphic collection)
siegfried.eistert(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Thomas Engel (Museum Communication)
thomas.engel(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Almut Junker (photo collection)
almut.junker(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Ursula Kern (research on women and gender)
ursula.kern(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Birgit Latka (Museum Communication)
birgit.latka(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Dagmar Mlynczak (media stations)
dagmar.mlynczak(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Martina Sichelschmidt (library)
martina.sichelschmidt(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Dr. Jürgen Steen (provenance research)
juergen.steen(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Dagmar Straube (photo collection)
dagmar.straube(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

WingYee Tsui (Museum Communication)
wingyee.tsui(at)stadt-frankfurt.de

Voluntary team at the Library of the Generations

Jasmin Grünewald
Melanie Hartlaub

Tuesday team: Library of the Generations

Thomas Ferber
Doris Fisch
Doris Illian
Jasmin Grünewald
Asal Khosravi
Marie-Luise Leberke
Lea Lustyková
Behjat Mehdizadeh
Dr. Ebrahim Modjaz
Dr. Simeen Modjaz
Ernst Neubronner
Brigitte Schmid