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Museums

Akademie-Galerie

The Akademie-Galerie was opened in the former building of the Arts and Crafts School taking up the Academy's tradition of collecting artworks, a practice lost during the 19th century.
In the course

 

Aquazoo Löbbecke Museum

Natural science exhibition, aquarium, terrarium and insectarium, Löbbecke collection. The museum collaborates with others in various projects concerning the protection of nature and species, animal geography, behavioural biology and reproduction.

 

Atelier am Eck

In the exhibition space „Atelier am Eck“, runned by the Cultural Office of the City of Düsseldorf, works of invited guest artists are shown, who take part in international artist exchange

 

Filmmuseum Düsseldorf

The Filmmuseum Düsseldorf gives an exciting into the world of movies, spanning from its earliest beginnings to present day.Its permanent exhibition (approx. 2,200m²) conveys a lively history of film, and presents a selection

 

Goethe-Museum Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf's Goethe-Museum is housed in the former hunting palace "Schloss Jägerhof", which was finished in 1772 and is located at the eastern edge of the Hofgarten. Since 1956 Goethe's life

 

Heinrich-Heine-Institute

The Heinrich-Heine-Institute is a centre of international Heine-research, literature and culture, offering an archive, a library and a museum. Its events address a culturally and literarily interested public.
The museum is the

 

Hetjens-Museum / German Museum of Ceramics

The Hetjens – Deutsches Keramikmuseum was established in 1909, based on a bequest by Laurenz Heinrich Hetjens.
The collection of ceramics, earthenware, porcelaine and much more has grown over the years to 20,000

 

imai - inter media art institute

imai has its premises in the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf and is dedicated to the distribution, preservation and presentation of media art. This scope of operations is unique in Germany and makes

 

Julia Stoschek Collection

The JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION is an international, private collection of contemporary art with focus on time-based media art. Opened in 2007, the collection includes installations, videos and photographs as well as

 

KAI 10

Housed in a former storehouse in Düsseldorf’s MedienHafen, KAI 10 | Arthena Foundation has put on a programme of exhibitions involving young, international art. The exhibitions are free and open to

 

KIT - art in the tunnel

KIT - Art in the tunnel (Kunst im Tunnel) - is a part of the Kunsthalle Duesseldorf and will offer a new exhibition-room lying underground. Above the tunnel room, 850 sqm

 

Kunstarchiv Kaiserswerth

Since 2001 an old school in Düsseldorf's northern district Kaiserswerth is home to the Kunstarchiv Kaiserswerth (Kaiserswerth art archive). Under the roof of Museum Kunstpalast the archive presents works of

 

Kunsthalle Düsseldorf

For 120 years now, the Kunsthalle and the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen (artists' association), founded in 1829 and counting ca. 3.500 members today, have been residing under one roof

 

Museum Kunstpalast

The Kunstpalast, which was redesigned by Oswald Matthias Ungers and opened in 2001, is located in the center of Düsseldorf, right on the Rhine river.
Ever since it reopened, the house has

 

Kunstraum Düsseldorf

Besides a regular international and national exhibition programme, the Kunstraum supports non-commercial off-spaces and guest-curators. Every year the show of the winners of the "Düsseldorf prize for young artists" takes place

 

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen K20 Grabbeplatz

The Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen presents a demanding and variegated exhibition program at three locations: at the K20 Grabbeplatz, at the K21 Ständehaus and at the Schmela Haus.

Exactly a half-century ago,

 

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen K21 Ständehaus

The Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen presents a demanding and variegated exhibition program at three locations: at the K20 Grabbeplatz, at the K21 Ständehaus, and at the Schmela Haus.

Added in early 2002

 

Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen

Since its foundation in 1829, the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen (art association) has been dedicated to contemporary art. With more than 4000 members, it is Germany's biggest art association

 

Memorial to Victims of the Nazi Regime

The Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Düsseldorf  - on the premises of the former police headquarters on Mühlenstraße - is a memorial to the victims and survivors of the Nazi regime and the

 
Picture: Tatjana Ebermann

NRW-Forum Düsseldorf

The NRW-Forum Düsseldorf stages alternating exhibitions geared towards the experiencing of a interpenetration of the aesthetic, social, and economic phenomena of our time.
It dispenses with a distinction between "high" and "popular"

 

Polish Institute Düsseldorf

The Polish Institute Düsseldorf is one of many Polish Institutes worldwide which were established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland. It is the partner institution e.g.

 

Ernst Schneider Collection

Ernst Schneider was one of the most important industrialists of the German post-war period. He was also a lover, collector and patron of the arts. He donated a part of his

 

Philara Collection

Philara is a private collection of contemporary art comprising more than 1,300 works in such genres as painting, sculpture, installation, photography, and works on paper. In the mid-1990s, Gil Bronner began

 

SchifffahrtMuseum im Schlossturm

The Schlossturm (palace tower) on the Rhine embankment, the only preserved section of the city's palace and landmark of the state capital, today houses one of the oldest inland shipping museums

 

Palace and Park Benrath

Built: 1756 - 73
Building style: Transition Rokoko/Classicism
Architect: Nicolas de Pigage
Düsseldorf is home to a very special jewel – Schloss Benrath. In 1755, Elector Carl Theodor commissioned his architect, Nicolas de Pigage,

 

Stadtmuseum

The Stadtmuseum is the oldest museum in Düsseldorf. In 1873, a donation of oil paintings from the estate of the Freiherr of Stutterheim gave the first impulse to the foundation of

 

Benrath Palace and Park foundation

When in 1755 Elector Carl Theodor commissioned his 'First architect and managing director of buildings and gardens', Nicolas de Pigage, to build a new summer residence, this also included the transformation

 

Theatermuseum Düsseldorf

In a concept unique in the German federal republic, the theatre museum shows German theatre history, using Düsseldorf as an example.