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10 museums in Düsseldorf

Delve into Düsseldorf's past at the Stadtmuseum, discover maritime showpieces at the Shifffahrtsmuseum or admire the thriving modern art scene at the Kunsthalle or the NRW-Forum. We listed the 10 best museums in Düsseldorf for you.
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1. Kunsthalle Düsseldorf

Are you a lover of modern art? Then the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf museum comes highly recommended. Remarkably, the art hall does not have its own art collection, but there is room for changing collections of contemporary art. So, you never know what you will get to see at this museum of modern art! The museum has a new exhibition space in the Rheinufertunnel, Kunst im Tunnel.
Address: Grabbeplatz 4

2. Goethe-Museum in Düsseldorf

Discover all about the life of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe at the Goethe-Museum. In the charming museum, you will dive back into Goethe's time (1749 to 1832) and find numerous works by this writer and poet. Housed in the beautiful Schloss Jägerhof, the museum also displays the famous works Faust, Die Leiden des jungen Werther and Zur Farbenlehre.
Address: Jacobistraße 2

3. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen

The Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen museum consists of no less than three different locations: K20 on Grabbeplatz, K21 on Ständehaus and Schmela-Haus in Mutter-Ey-Straße. The art institution boasts North Rhine-Westphalia's own art collection, with art by well-known names from the 20th century. The K20 museum features works by leading artists such as Pablo Picasso and Piet Mondrian.
Address: Ständehausstraße 1

4. Museum Kunstpalast

On the outskirts of the Hofgarten city park and on the banks of the Rhine, you will find the Museum Kunstpalast. The museum is characterised by the diversity of its art collection: from paintings by great masters such as Peter Paul Rubens to drawings from the Italian Baroque. There is also a modern art department and you can see video art from the 20th century to the present day. There is something for everybody!
Address: Ehrenhof 4-5

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5. Hetjens-Museum

Delve into the world of ceramics and everything related to them at the Hetjens Museum. In this unique museum, you will see extraordinary ceramic objects from all over the world, from prehistory to the present day.
Address: Schulstraße 4

6. Aquazoo Löbbecke Museum

Are you in Düsseldorf for the weekend with children? Then a visit to the Aquazoo Löbbecke Museum is definitely worthwhile. Discover the fascinating underwater life in a unique combination of zoo, aquarium and natural history museum in one.
Address: Kaiserswerther Str. 380

7. NRW-Forum Düsseldorf

Delve into the world of photography, pop and digital culture at the NRW-Forum. Located in the Ehrenhof cultural complex, the museum is on the outskirts of Hofgarten city park, on the banks of the Rhine. A cultural experience suitable for the whole family!
Address: Ehrenhof 2

8. Classic Remise Düsseldorf

Are you a classic car enthusiast? Then a visit to the Classic Remise is a must. The historic round locomotive building houses garages, emergency services and classic car dealers. Although not officially a museum, visitors can admire the fanciest vintage cars seven days a week for free.
Address: Harffstraße 110a

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9. Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf

Delve into Düsseldorf's history at the Stadtmuseum, the city's oldest museum. The museum is located in the southern part of the German city in a modern building with a garden. Admire works from the Middle Ages to modern times and discover Düsseldorf's history.
Address: Berger Allee 2

10. Shifffahrtsmuseum

In the heart of Düsseldorf, you will find the Shifffahrtsmuseum. At first glance, the maritime museum looks like an old lighthouse, but it is, in fact, the last remaining tower of the old castle. Find out why the river Rhine played an important role in Düsseldorf's history. After your visit, enjoy a coffee with a view in the picturesque café at the top of the tower.
Address: Burgplatz 30

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To Düsseldorf by train

The train is the perfect mode of transport for a day out in Düsseldorf. You will arrive in the heart of the city and can relax on board ICE International on the way home after a day of soaking up culture. In just 2h12m, ICE International will take you from Amsterdam Central Station to Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof. The sooner you book, the lower the price.

Photo: KIT's Sabrina Weniger's photo can be seen at the top of the page (© Düsseldorf Tourismus).

10 museums in Düsseldorf

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