Welcome to Düsseldorf, a city known for its cultural diversity and impressive museums. Whether you are passionate about art, history, science and nature or architecture, there is something for everyone to discover here.
The Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf is one of the most important and best-known museums in the city. The museum’s collection includes more than 100,000 works of art, ranging from antiquity to the present. Here you will find a wide range of works of art from the fields of painting, sculpture and arts and crafts, including works by renowned artists such as Claude Monet, Max Ernst, Paul Klee and many others.
The permanent exhibition is divided into different thematic areas and displays an impressive variety of artworks. The “Ancient Art” section presents works from the 15th to 18th centuries, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and van Dyck. The “Modern Art” section shows works of art from the 19th and 20th centuries, including works by Max Beckmann, Otto Dix and Wassily Kandinsky.
One of the museum’s most impressive collections is the “Glass Art of the 20th Century” collection. Here you will find one of the largest and most important collections of glass art in Europe. The collection includes works by famous glass artists such as René Lalique, Emile Gallé and Louis Comfort Tiffany.
In addition to the permanent exhibition, there are regularly changing special exhibitions covering various themes and art movements. The special exhibitions allow visitors to view the works of art from different angles and discover new perspectives.
The Museum Kunstpalast also offers various guided tours and workshops to bring visitors closer to the works of art. The public tours are particularly popular, where an art expert guides visitors through the collection and provides background information on the works of art.
The Museum Kunstpalast is an absolute highlight for all art lovers and offers a unique opportunity to discover art history from antiquity to the present.
Düsseldorf City Museum
The Düsseldorf City Museum is a must for anyone interested in history. Here, the city’s history from Roman times to the present comes alive. The permanent exhibition shows the life of Düsseldorf’s citizens and the development of the city. Interesting special exhibitions complete the offer.
The Düsseldorf City Museum is a wonderful example of a fascinating journey through the history of this city. In the historic building, visitors are taken on an exciting journey through time, beginning with Roman times and ending with the present day.
The museum’s exhibition offers a comprehensive insight into the history and development of the city. The various thematic areas are particularly interesting, ranging from the history of Düsseldorf and the development of industry and craftsmanship to culture and the art scene.
A highlight of the museum is the extensive collection of arts and crafts and design objects, spanning the 17th century to the present day. Here visitors can admire unique masterpieces of jewellery making, furniture and porcelain art and much more.
The Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf also offers regularly changing special exhibitions that highlight various aspects of the city’s history and culture. The special exhibitions give visitors deep insights into different areas of the city’s history and culture and are a highlight for anyone who wants to delve deeper into Düsseldorf’s history and culture.
In addition, the Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf also hosts a variety of events, including lectures, concerts and workshops. These events offer visitors another opportunity to engage with the city’s history and culture and expand their knowledge.
The Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf is the perfect place to go if you want to get to know the city better. Whether you are travelling alone or with friends and family, this museum offers an exciting and informative journey through Düsseldorf’s history and culture and is definitely worth a visit.
Aquazoo-Löbbecke is a paradise for nature lovers. Here you will find an impressive variety of marine life, including sharks, rays, seahorses and many others. The exhibition on native flora and fauna is also worth seeing.
The Aquazoo-Löbbecke is a fascinating experience for the whole family. The modernised museum offers an impressive collection of over 500 different animal species and plants from various habitats around the world. The impressive aquariums and terrariums in the museum allow visitors to see a variety of marine animals, reptiles and amphibians up close.
Particularly noteworthy is the new exhibition that introduces visitors to the fascinating world of tropical rainforests. Here, visitors can walk through a replica of the Amazon and discover a variety of exotic animal species, such as snakes, turtles, spiders and butterflies.
Another highlight of the museum is the crocodile house, which houses a variety of crocodiles and alligators from all over the world. Here visitors can observe the world’s largest and most dangerous reptiles in a natural habitat.
However, the Aquazoo-Löbbecke is not only a zoo, but also a research centre dedicated to the study of the animal and plant world. The museum has its own research department that deals with the conservation of endangered animal species and the study of ecosystems.
In addition to the exhibitions and research activities, the Aquazoo also offers a variety of events and workshops, including guided tours, craft activities and science classes. These activities offer children and adults alike a fun and interactive way to learn more about the animal and plant world.
Aquazoo-Löbbecke offers a unique experience that not only teaches about the animal and plant world, but also the importance of conservation and research. Whether you are travelling alone or with your family, a visit to Aquazoo-Löbbecke is a must for anyone interested in the fascinating world of animals and plants.
The Explorado Museum is a unique interactive museum located in the city of Duisburg, about 25 kilometres northwest of Düsseldorf. The museum is specifically aimed at children and families and offers a variety of interactive exhibitions and experiments that help children understand and discover the world around them. In each exhibition area, children can learn and play through interactive experiments and activities. For example, they can experiment with water wheels, build bridges and towers or even dive into a giant ball pool.
A highlight of the museum is the “Power of the Senses” area, where children can learn through experiments and games how their senses work and how they help us perceive the world around us. Here, for example, children can test their sense of smell, sharpen their sense of touch or even immerse themselves in a world of virtual reality.
However, the Explorado Museum is not only a place to learn and discover, but also a place of fun and enjoyment. The museum offers a variety of events and workshops, including craft activities, treasure hunts and experimentation workshops. The events are specifically aimed at children and families and offer a fun and interactive way to learn more about the world around us.
The museum is also popular for children’s birthday parties. The museum offers special birthday packages that include a guided tour of the museum, a treasure hunt and a birthday cake. It is a perfect place to celebrate your child’s birthday and create an unforgettable experience.
Overall, the Explorado Museum is an exciting and interactive experience that is fun for children and families alike and helps them understand the world around us. It is a must for anyone looking for a day of learning, discovery and fun in Duisburg. The journey time from door (hotel) to door (museum) is about 40 minutes by train and about 30 minutes by car.
KIT (Kunst im Tunnel) is a unique exhibition venue for contemporary art located in a tunnel on the banks of the Rhine in Düsseldorf. The tunnel was built in the 1920s and originally served as a tunnel for a railway line. In 2007, however, the tunnel was converted into an art gallery and now offers space for various exhibitions and artistic projects.
The exhibitions at KIT are always diverse and appealing. They range from painting and sculpture to photography, installations and performance art. The exhibitions change regularly and thus always offer new and interesting insights into the contemporary art scene. In addition to the exhibitions, there is also a wide programme of events such as lectures, discussions and concerts, offering visitors a comprehensive cultural experience.
Another highlight is its unique location directly on the banks of the Rhine. The tunnel offers a breathtaking view of the Rhine and the Düsseldorf skyline. Visitors can also visit the museum’s terrace and enjoy the view. In summer, the terrace is also used as an open-air cinema and is then also the mecca of beach pirates.
The KIT inspires art lovers and the curious alike. It is a place where you can not only see art, but also experience and enjoy it. The unique location – between the promenade and the Rhine Tower – and the varied exhibitions make KIT a popular destination for visitors from all over the world. If you are in Düsseldorf, you should definitely stop by here, especially since the visit can be optimally combined with a stroll through the old town.
Experience the fascination of classic cars at the Classice Remise Düsseldorf
If you are a fan of classic cars and motorbikes, the Classice Remise Düsseldorf is an absolute must. The former goods station hall now houses one of the largest exhibitions of classic cars and classic vehicles in Europe. You will be impressed by the variety and beauty of the cars and motorbikes on display in this hall.
But the Classice Remise Düsseldorf offers even more than just a collection of classic vehicles. It is a place where you can meet other car enthusiasts and talk shop about cars. There are also numerous services for car lovers, such as workshops, dealers and restorers.
Classice Remise Düsseldorf also regularly hosts events and fairs that are open to all visitors. If you are interested in cars and motorbikes, you should definitely plan a visit to the Remise during your next stay in Düsseldorf.
And why not make the experience complete and stay at the Clayton Hotel Düsseldorf? The hotel offers modern and comfortable rooms in an ideal location for exploring Düsseldorf. It is just minutes away from the Classice Remise Düsseldorf, making it the perfect base for your visit.
Book your stay at the Clayton Hotel Düsseldorf today and experience the fascination of classic cars at the Classice Remise Düsseldorf!
The Night of Nights – 22nd April
The changing exhibitions even justify several visits. Due to the easy accessibility of the city, it is also worth staying overnight on weekends – especially for the Night of the Museums in April. Here, most exhibitions and galleries can be visited for only 15 euros per ticket. For Art:card holders, admission is even completely free.
The event is announced on the official website as follows:
“An art-filled evening in the moonlight. 40 museums and galleries full of inspiration, surprises and rare opportunities.”
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