Lower Rhine Museums

There are numerous museums in the region of the Lower Rhine. These among others show works of art from a wide variety of areas and eras. Cultural and historical finds from almost 2000 years of eventful past are shown. Furthermore relics from the time of industrialization are shown in the numerous museums.

Which exhibits, works of art or objects the respective museum, art museum, local history museum, textile museum, film museum or natural history museum exhibits, please refer to the explanations about the individual museum.

The unique museums on the Lower Rhine include the Archaeological Park in Xanten or the Open Air Museum in Grefrath. But other museums also show unique works. For example, the museum in Moyland Castle shows works from the world-famous artist Joseph Heinrich Beuys. Or the Heinrich Heine Institute in Düsseldorf which comprises the H. Heine museum, archive and library from the poet.

Museums Lower Rhine


Some types of museums

Art Museums

The term art is broad because art is diverse. The various art fields include pictures, paintings, graphics, photos, ceramics, sculptures made from a wide variety of materials as performancing arts. These also include contemporary and traditional works from the region of the Lower Rhine as well as international artists of today and from history.

Folklore and History Museums

These museums show everyday objects from a specific region. Like clothing, furniture, workplaces, tools, kitchen utensils and more.

Natural history museums

Show objects and exhibits from natural history.

Science and technology museums

They show objects and exhibits from the field of technology and their development. In the region of the Lower Rhine you will find among others textile museums, mining museum and more.

Historic Buildings Lower Rhine

In the region of the Lower Rhine you will find diverse historic buildings as castles,  palaces, churches and more.

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This map shows some diving museums in the region of the Lower Rhine, which show different objects and exhibits .


Leisure Fun Lower Rhine

The region of the Lower Rhine offers a variety of opportunities to make leisure time entertaining, cultural or sporty.

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