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The Ruhr Museum is a natural history and cultural history museum for the Ruhrgebiet (the Ruhr area) in Essen. In the permanent exhibition in the museum, it documents nature, culture and history of the Ruhr area and thus the development of the largest agglomeration in Europe.

Ruhr Museum Essen
Gelsenkirchener Straße 181
45309 Essen

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Opening hours

Monday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm


Dec 24 off
Dec 25 off
Dec 31 off

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Permanent Exhibition plus Portal of Industrial Heritage:
Adults: € 8
Concession: € 5

Special Exhibition:
Adults: € 7
Concession: € 4

Gallery Exhibition:
Adults: € 3
Concession: € 2

All Exhibitions plus Portal of Industrial Heritage:
Adults: € 10
Concession: € 7

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Gelsenkirchener Straße 181, Essen, Germany

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