The Hessen State Museum Darmstadt (HLMD) is one of Germany’s largest stately homes, uniting numerous diverse collections from the fields of art, culture and natural history. Given its broad array of exhibits, HLMD possesses its own distinctive character amidst some of the most important museums in Europe.

Alongside such breadth in its collection, the museum stands out through the sheer quality of its exhibits, with over 440 paintings on display from Pieter Brueghel and Peter Paul Rubens to Arnold Böcklin, August Macke and Gerhard Richter.The collection of prints and drawings houses works from Albrecht Dürer, Michelangelo and Rembrandt van Rijn amongst others.