The Collection

3500 years of glass-making, on permanent exhibition in the shape of over 3000 fine works displayed over 1200 square metres of exhibition space – the statistics alone testify to the calibre of the Glasmuseum Hentrich. 

Blick in die Studiensammlung. Foto Horst Kolberg

New light for the Glasmuseum - Study Collection closed

Glasmuseum Hentrich has undergone a full renovation of its lighting fixtures. It is currently full accessible. Only the Study Collection is closed. For enquiries about the accessibility of specific parts of the collection, please contact or 0211-566 42 100. The newly lit permanent exhibition will be fully open to the public from June.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Sieben Gläser aus dem Wertheim-Service; Entwurf Peter Behrens; Ausführung Kristallglasfabrik; Oberzwieselau, wohl 1902 Dauerleihgabe Wolfgang Hanck; Foto: Horst Kolberg, Düsseldorf

Collectors and Patrons

Private Commitment to the Glass Collection

Some 400 individuals and institutions have made glass donations to the Glasmuseum Hentrich since its inception. Considerable financial gifts help to make significant acquisitions. Thus the quality of the collection is indebted to a considerable extent to the private commitment of our patrons.

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