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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!

Die Ausstellung im Neanderthal Museum erklärt den Lebensalltag der Urmenschen, © Neanderthal Museum / M.Pietrek

Neander­th­al Mu­seum in Mettmann

A jour­ney through time dis­cov­er­ing the evol­u­tion of man

How did Neander­thals live in NRW? What tools did they make? And what did they eat? The Neander­th­al Mu­seum has the an­swers!

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