Grafik Industrieanlage

Visitor Information

Peter-Behrens-Bau (Repository and Exhibition Building)



Essener Straße 80
46047 Oberhausen

Opening Hours

Regular opening hours:

Opening dates may change due to current developments. Please contact kulturinfo rheinland, Tel: 02234/9921555, E-Mail: for more information.

Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday, holidays 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday closed

Open on the following holidays:

Easter Sunday (9/4/2023), Labor Day (5/1/2023), Ascension Day (5/18/2023), Whit Sunday (5/28/2023), Corpus Christi (6/8/2023), German Unity Day (10/3/2023), All Saints Day (11/1/2023).

Closed on the following holidays:

Good Friday (7.4.2023), Easter Monday (10.4.2023), Labor Day (5/1/2023), Whit Monday (29.5.2023).

Carnival closure:

Weiberfastnacht (2/16/2023) through and including Carnival Tuesday (2/21/2023).

Closing dates:

All venues of the LVR Industrial Museum will be closed from 12/23/2023 to 1/1/2024 inclusive.

Entrance fee

Normal entrance fee: 6,50 €, reduced 5,50 € (Students, severely disabled, unemployed upon presentation of a welfare card or another form of official proof)

Children and adolescents (up to 18 years): entrance free

School classes (with up to 2 accompanying persons): entrance free

Free day for all: 1st Friday of the month

Free admission for refugees

Refugees have free admission to the museums of the Landschaftsverband Rheinland. In this way, the LVR would like to help refugees learn about the history and culture of the Rhineland.

For free admission, an official certificate must be presented. Admission is also free for accompanying persons who care for refugees. (max. 2 persons per group)

With the LVR Museum card, you have free admission to the museums of the LVR and LWL for one year from the date of purchase.

Further reductions:
DB Abo & mehr: 25 %
Rheinischer Verein: 25 %
Sauerländischer Gebirgsverein: 25 %
Kulturcard Köln/Bonn: 30 %
NRW-Ehrenamt: 50 %

Free entrance: RuhrTopCard (1x per year), members of the Bundesverband Museumspädagogik e.V, Fördervereine des LVR-Industriemuseums (Associations of Friends of the LVR-Industriemuseum), Members of the Deutscher Museumsbund, Members of ICOM (International Council of Museums), Juleica (JugendleiterIn-Card), LVR employees (also pensioners and retirees), recipients of benefits from LVR including one accompanying person, Rheinlandtaler bearer, Members of Fördervereins der Stiftung NRW

Special entrance fees apply for events.


Tickets for the exhibition can be purchased at the museum or in advance from our Webshop.

Dogs in the museum

Please note that dogs are not permitted in the museum. Assistance dogs are exempt from this.

Booking and Information

kulturinfo rheinland

Tel.: 02234 9921555

(Mon - Fri 8 - 18 hours; Sat, Sun and public holidays 10 - 15 hours)

Fax: 02234 9921300


Travel directions

Local public transport

From Oberhausen Main station, Bus platform 1 with all buses and tram lines to the stop "Neue Mitte". From there approx. 5 minutes on foot.

To timetable information of VRR

For cyclists

Refer to the Cycle Route Planner for the Cycle Path Network

Directions to the museum depot


Driving on the A42 (Dortmund-Kamp-Lintfort) take Exit 10 / Oberhausen-Zentrum. Drive on the B223/ Konrad-Adenauer-Allee in direction of Oberhausen. Then turn left into the Essener Straße.

The Peter-Behrens-Bau is situated on the left-hand side. There are parking spaces on the large area directly in front of the Peter-Behrens-Bau Repository and Exhibition Building).