Famous Museums in Dusseldorf

The museums in Dusseldorf give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Dusseldorf with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Dusseldorf. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Dusseldorf.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Dusseldorf.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Dusseldorf:

  1. Neanderthal Museum

    4.3 (1282 Votes)
    Neanderthal Museum

    Museum, Specialty Museum, Natural History Museum

    As the name suggests, the Neanderthal Museum features exhibits on the evolution of man. Built in 1996, the architect of museum was chosen through a competition where several countries presented their plans. The location of the museum is where the first fossil ever of the Neanderthal man was found; in a way, the museum is a monument to commemorate the first fossilized evidence of the Neanderthal...Read more
  2. Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-westfalen

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Located at the alstadt (old town), the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen is a fine example of why Dusseldorf has such a thriving art scene. Spanning across three buildings (K20, K21 and Schmela Haus) each building has its own distinguishing identity, whilst coming together to form an art phenomenon that is highly regarded beyond borders. The K20 Grabbeplatz A has some exquisite exhibits that co...Read more
  3. Aquazoo

    4.2 (91 Votes)

    Museum, Outdoors, Specialty Museum

    Aquazoo- Lobbeck Museum is an urban Dusseldorf institure that simultaneously fulfils the tasks of a zoo as well as a natural history museum. It was opened in 1987. On an area of 6800 sq. m, around 475 species of animals are exhibited. In addition, there are other natural history exhibits from the museum. The number of exhibits while keep you occupied for a very long time. The mesmerising colou...Read more
  4. Goethe-Museum

    4 (1102 Votes)

    Art And Culture, Museum, Specialty Museum

    We’ve all read the Pied Piper of Hamelin but do we know who wrote it? One of Germany’s most famous and well loved authors, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe! Housed in a pretty pink house on the edge of the Horgarten Park, the Goethe Museum beckons one and all. A baroque that used to be a palace now houses the Goethe Museum under the administration of the Anton and Katharina Kippenberg Fou...Read more
  5. Hetjens-Museum

    4.2 (1512 Votes)

    Museum, History Museum

    As you trot along the Rhine promenade, you will come across a building known for its extensive research and displays of ceramic art from all over the world. Quite an unconventional topic when you think of it, there aren’t many museums that are primarily on ceramics. Opened in 1909, the Hetjens Museum is named after the industrialist who contributed the most to the museum with Rhenish ston...Read more
  6. Heinrich-Heine-Institut

    4.3 (781 Votes)

    Art And Culture, Library, Museum, Exhibition

    Yet another German literature to be reckoned with, the Heinrich Heine Institut is dedicated to the works and life of the writer Heinrich Heine. It’s the only museum in the entire world that is based on the writer. Fondly referred to the son of Düsseldorf, the Institute has a huge permanent collection as well as special exhibitions to broaden the cultural and literary horizon. In a ma...Read more
  7. Museum Kunstpalast

    4.5 (1182 Votes)
    Museum Kunstpalast

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    The Kunst Palast, one of the finest art museums along the Rhine, was redeemed itself rather well. Even though the museum started with a patronage of artists opening a gallery for the public, went on to become a Municipal Art Museum and is now a public-private partnership, the quality of exhibits have not been affected with all the change of hands. The Museum Kunstpalast prides itself in five co...Read more
  8. Kunsthalle Dusseldorf

    4.3 (1024 Votes)
    Kunsthalle Dusseldorf

    Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Exhibition

    Kunsthalle, in German, stands for a place that hosts art exhibitions. Right across the street from the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, is the Dusseldorf Kunsthalle where the leading contemporary works of art are up on display. The Kunsthalle itself gives you a taste of what the museum inside holds in store. A fine example of brutalist architecture, this edifice is hard to miss. What is inter...Read more
  9. Classic Remise Dusseldorf

    4.7 (11 Votes)
    Harffstraße 110a
  10. Rhine Embankment Promenade

    Unnamed Road, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany