History museum

Schifffahrtsmuseum (Maritime museum)

Burgplatz 30,  40213 Düsseldorf

The Schlossturm (palace tower) is the only remnant of the castle built in the 16th century and which was demolished after a fire in the 19th century Burgplatz, The oldest inland navigation museum in Germany has been housed here since 1984.

Official content of Düsseldorf Tourismus GmbH

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The museum, which operates under the Maritime museum, displays exhibits on shipbuilding history, trade and travel on the river and the ecology of the Rhine. The story is brought to life in pictures, films and archive material. The top floor provides an especially practical and vivid experience: From the café there, visitors can enjoy the best views of the river and the Rhine ships sailing by.


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