The best museums in Düsseldorf in December 2023

These are the top 20 best museums in Düsseldorf, Germany, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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  1. Classic Remise Dusseldorf1

    Classic Remise Dusseldorf

    The Classic Remise Düsseldorf was opened on 16 September 2006 in a former roundhouse. The total area is more than 19,000 square meters. The Classic Remise Düsseldorf contains 80 boxes of glass for the exhibition of cars and 35 specialized service providers - including dealers, restorers, workshops a
  2. Schloss Benrath2

    Schloss Benrath

    Schloss Benrath (Benrath Palace) is a Baroque-style maison de plaisance - a pleasure palace - in Benrath, a borough of Düsseldorf. The palace was built for the Elector Palatine Charles Theodor and his wife, Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste of Sulzbach.Construction of the palace began in 1755 and
  3. K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen3

    K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen

    The Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen is the art collection of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia, in Düsseldorf. United by this institution are three different exhibition venues: the K20 at Grabbeplatz, the K21 in the Ständehaus, and the Schmela Haus. The Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Wes
  4. Wildpark im Grafenberger Wald4

    Wildpark im Grafenberger Wald

    Wildpark im Grafenberger Wald is a 36 hectares wildlife park in the Grafenberger Wald (Grafenberg Forest). It is one of the oldest game parks in Germany and shows only native animals. Visitors can see over 100 animals living in spacious enclosures, with wild pigs, raccoons and more.
  5. Neanderthal Museum5

    Neanderthal Museum

  6. Museum Kunstpalast6

    Museum Kunstpalast

    The Kunstpalast Museum, also known as the Museum Kunst Palast is a museum in Düsseldorf. The museum is located on the site of an older museum from 1902 that was rebuilt twice. Paintings and sculptures from the period between the Middle Ages and the 21st century are exhibited in Museum Kunstpalast. I
  7. Aquazoo – Löbbecke-Museum Düsseldorf7

    Aquazoo – Löbbecke-Museum Düsseldorf

    Aquazoo – Löbbecke-Museum Düsseldorf is a zoo and natural history museum in Düsseldorf. It covers an area of 6800 m², and is home to 560 animal species presented in 25 themed rooms in aquariums, terrariums and a tropical hall. The exhibition is completed by 1,400 natural history exhibits, models and
  8. Hetjens Museum8

    Hetjens Museum

    The Hetjens - Deutsches Keramikmuseum is a museum of ceramic history in Düsseldorf. Because of the up to 8000 years old pieces that originate from all parts of the world in the museum's collection, it is considered the most universal institute of its kind. The permanent exhibition shows the world o
  9. Düsseldorf Film Museum9

    Düsseldorf Film Museum

    The Filmmuseum Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf Film Museum) is one of seven film museums in Germany. The exhibition rooms are located in the extension of the Hetjens Museum. The Düsseldorf Film Museum gives insights into the world of film - from its earliest beginnings to the present. In addition to technica
  10. Schifffahrtmuseum Düsseldorf10

    Schifffahrtmuseum Düsseldorf

    The Maritime Museum in Dusseldorf (Schifffahrtmuseum Düsseldorf ) is one of the oldest inland navigation museums in Germany and is housed in the castle tower on the banks of the Rhine. The museum features exhibits on the ecology of the Rhine, the history of shipbuilding, and trade and travel on the
  11. Goethe Museum Dusseldorf11

    Goethe Museum Dusseldorf

    The Goethe Museum Düsseldorf is one of the three prestigious Goethe museums in Germany, alongside the Goethe House in Frankfurt am Main and the Goethe National Museum in Weimar. The related institution includes the museum, the manuscript archive, the research library, the art collection and an event
  12. Kunsthalle Düsseldorf12

    Kunsthalle Düsseldorf

    The Kunsthalle Düsseldorf - officially Kunsthalle und Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen - is ana rt hall located opposite the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen K20 museum in Düsseldorf. Kunsthalle Düsseldorf does not have its own art collection, but has always been a space for temporary e
  13. Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf13

    Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf

    The Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf is a city-historical and urban-theoretical oriented museum in Düsseldorf. The museum is housed in the Palais Spee on the southern edge of the historic city center. This city museum of Düsseldorf hold a diverse collection of objects related to the city of Düsseldorf. The mu
  14. Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Düsseldorf14

    Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Düsseldorf

    The new permanent exhibition of the memorial and memorial site, Mahn- und Gedenkstätte, deals with the topic "Dusseldorf children and young people under National Socialism". Through selected biographies, it is examined how children and adolescents behaved during the period of National Socialism, how
  15. NRW-Forum15


    The NRW Forum Wirtschaft und Kultur or Forum NRW is an exhibition and event venue in Düsseldorf that focuses on the development and the economy of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and regions within it, with a focus on photography, pop and digital culture. The NRW Forum is housed in the Ehrenhof
  16. Heinrich Heine Institute16

    Heinrich Heine Institute

    The Heinrich Heine Institute is an institute for the study and presentation of the life and work of the German-Jewish poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic Heinrich Heine, located in Düsseldorf. The permanent exhibition "Romance and Revolution" deals with the life, work and time of Heinric
  17. Theatermuseum Düsseldorf17

    Theatermuseum Düsseldorf

    The Theater Museum Düsseldorf (Theatermuseum Düsseldorf) is a regional museum in the North Rhine-Westphalian capital Düsseldorf. It is housed in the so-called Hofgärtnerhaus in the historic Hofgarten in the immediate vicinity of the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus and the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. In annu
  18. K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen18

    K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen

    The Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen is the state of North Rhine-Westphalia's own art collection.
  19. KIT - Kunst im Tunnel19

    KIT - Kunst im Tunnel

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    KAI 10 Arthena Foundation

    KAI 10 | ARTHENA FOUNDATION aims to be an independent space for contemporary art. It is a non-commercial art institution without an own collection. The exhibition space is located in a former warehouse from the 1950s, one of the few historical buildings remaining in Düsseldorf’s Media Harbour. With

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