Travel and Sightseeing Tips:
Museum Island Hombroich
The museum island Hombroich offers a museum experience of quite a different kind. In 1987 a museum was built that not only presents but also produces under the Cezanne motto „Art Alongside Nature“.
Missile station/Langen Foundation: The Langen Foundation is located within the Missile Station Hombroich, one of NATO’s former bases and part of the Hombroich culture area.The buildin contain the Viktor and Marianna Langen collection which spans almost five hundred Japanese artworks and three hundred contemporary works.
Address: Kapellener Straße (L201) 41472 Neuss (Holzheim)
ESSEN – Cultural Powerhouse of the Ruhr Metropolis
Zeche Zollverein – UNESCO listing for Zollverein: The Zollverein colliery and coking plant ensemble has been listed by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site. Address: Zeche Zollverein Schacht XII, Gelsenkirchener Str. 181, 45309 Essen
In the Villa Huegel, the „Ruhr Cultural Foundation“ („Kulturstiftung Ruhr“) regularly organizes world class cultural history exhibitions.
Address: Huegel 15, 45133 Essen (Bredeney)
All epoch-making art periods from the romantics to the modern avantgarde are represented in the Folkwang Museum by excellent exhibits: paintings, graphics, and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries, a first class collection on the history of photography, antique ceramics and some examples of Far Eastern and African art. Address: Goethestr. 41, 45128 Essen
red dot design museum
at Design Center North-Rhine Westphalia: Well designed products from kitchen cutlery, notebooks and a sawing machine, to a multi-functional settee or sports car.
Address: Gelsenkirchener Straße 181, 45309 Essen (Essen-Katernberg) former boiler house of Zeche Zollverein Schacht XII