Panorama der Düsseldorfer Altstadt, © Foto Oliver Franke, Tourismus NRW e.V.

Museums in North Rhine-Westphalia

The most popular museums in a region of culture

There are over 900 museums in NRW, each one offering something different for impressed visitors. The choice includes world-class art museums, open-air museums, industrial museums and museums conceived especially for children. Visitors can step back in time to relive the Roman past or zoom into the future to explore the fascinating world of cutting-edge science. A visit to a museum in North Rhine-Westphalia is anything but boring!

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Vorderansicht des Von der Heydt-Museum in Wuppertal-Elberfeld, © Von der Heydt-Museum

Von der Heydt-Museum Wuppertal

Impressionism and more in the former Elberfeld Town Hall

The internationally renowned museum attracts art lovers with its Impressionist collection and many other exhibitions.

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