Deutsches Bergbau-Museum, Gemälde im Rundgang Kunst, © Deutsches Bergbau-Museum_Helena Grebe

Mu­seums in North Rhine-West­phalia

The most pop­u­lar and im­press­ive mu­seums in the Kul­tur­land

A museum visit in the Rhineland and Westfalen-Lippe is anything but monotonous: Over 1,000 museums await curious visitors. There are world class art museums as well as open-air museums, industrial monuments and establishments that preserve and exhibit the very special.  Discover the most popular and impressive establishments in North Rhine-Westphalia with their unique, high-quality exhibitions in the fields of “Art”, “Tangible History” and “Natural History and Science” here.

Please note that interested parties should check the websites of the museums to see whether dates and opening times have changed. There you will usually find information on behavioral requirements, access limits and hygiene measures as well. 

The most beau­ti­ful mu­seums in NRW

Dis­cov­er the most pop­u­lar and im­press­ive mu­seums in the Kul­tur­land!

LWL-Museum für Archäologie, Spurensuche im Großsteingrab, © LWL_P.Jülich

Mu­seums of tan­gible his­tory

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Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum, Roboter Peter und Petra, © Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum

Mu­seums of Nat­ur­al His­tory and Sci­ence

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Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Graphisches Kabinett, © Wallraf-Richartz-Museum

Art Mu­seums

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