Established by the banker and businessman Johann Friedrich Städel in 1815, the Städel Museum holds the rank as Germany’s oldest museum foundation and houses one of the world’s most important art collections. The holdings encompass 3,000 paintings, 600 sculptures, more than 100,000 drawings and prints and 1,600 photographs. Since the completion of the extension for contemporary art in 2012, works from 700 years of art history have been on view here on an area of 7,500 square metres. Numerous internationally recognized special exhibitions and a comprehensive mediation programme also contribute to shaping the museum’s profile. The spectrum of mediation activities ranges from various types of guided tours and events, facilities for research and creative endeavours to multimedia offers adding value to your visit: the Städel App with audio guide functionality, the Digitorial – the online preparation course for current exhibitions, educational computer games as well as the Digital Collection – a new and innovative access to the museum’s collection. Hence, every visit holds the promise of making a wealth of new experiences and finding inspiration.