The Ermen & Engels power plant is on winter break and is only open to groups on request. From 31.03.2023 it will be open again regularly.

Grafik Kraftwerk Ermen & Engels

Exhibitions

Temporary and Permanent Exhibitions

Temporary exhibitions

Permanent Exhibitions

Historic black and white photo of women workers in a cotton mill

200 JAHRE FRIEDRICH ENGELS (200th ANNIVERSARY FRIEDRICH ENGELS)

NEW EXHIBITION ROOM ON THE TOPIC ERMEN & ENGELS COTTON SPINNING MILL

On 28.11.2020 the well-known revolutionary and theoretician on communism Friedrich Engels would have been 200 years old. He was the son of the founder of the cotton spinning mill Ermen & Engels in which the LVR-Industriemuseum in Engelskirchen is located today. To celebrate the anniversary, the museum has re-organised its introductory exhibition hall. Both the history of the Ermen & Engels factory set up by his father and also the person and the activities of the famous son are focussed on here.

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Flywheel in the generator room

Exhibition building with monument trail

In what was the doubling mill of the former Ermen & Engels cotton spinning mill, the LVR-Industriemuseum has installed gallery with a monument trail. At the centre of the permanent presentation of the monument trail is the Water Power Plant belonging to the Ermen & Engels cotton spinning mill which is to a large extent preserved.

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