Museums in the Ruhr Metropolis

Museum Folkwang
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Essen: Museum Folkwang

Museum Folkwang in Essen is an internationally renowned destination for contemporary art... Read more...

Duisburg: Lehmbruck-Museum

Next to Museum Küppersmühle, Lehmbruck-Museum is the best known art venue in Duisburg... Read more...

Hattingen: Henrichshütte

Up to 10,000 people used once to work at the giant industrial premises that belong to Henrichshütte in Hattingen... Read more...

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Dortmund: DASA

DASA (Deutsche Arbeitsschutzausstellung, Working World Exhibition) was launched in 1993 as a creative learning venue regarding health & safety in the workplace, and it has a huge recreational value for people of all ages... Read more...

Dortmunder U
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Dortmund: Dortmunder U

Between 1927 and 1994, the industrial building in Dortmund's city, with a height of 70 metres, housed what temporarily used to be West Germany's largest brewery: Dortmund's Union-Brauerei... Read more...

Unna: Centre for International Light Art

Located in a decommissioned brewery, Centre for International Light Art in Unna boasts an interesting combination of traditional and modern elements... Mehr lesen...

Archäologiemuseum Herne
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Herne: Museum of archaeology

At the museum of archaeology, visitors experience history up close on an area spanning 3,000 square metres... Read more...

Camera Obscura
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Mülheim: Camera Obscura

The world's largest accessible camera obscura is situated in the dome of the former reservoir tower that was used to supply water for locomotives in Mülheim... Read more...