Duisburg's musical offer ranges from first-class productions at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein opera house and musical highlights by the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra to performances by the independent scene. Every year, the Ruhrtriennale culture and arts festival and the Klavierfestival Ruhr piano festival attract an international audience. Among Duisburg's most popular museums are the Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum - Center for International Sculptures, the Museum of Culture and Local History (Kultur- und Stadthistorisches Museum), the Küppersmühle Museum Centre for Modern Art and the German Inland Waterways Museum (Museum der Deutschen Binnenschifffahrt).
The great heritage of the impressive industrial culture is part of Duisburg: Coal mines, mining hepas, gasometers, steelworks and workers' housing estates designed by renowned architects. Marvel at particularly impressive constructions at the recreational area Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, where industrial history meets a generous recreational offer. Discover the history of railways, the mining and the shipping industry on 25 theme routes. If you want to, you can also explore the routes by bike.
Next to its extensive cultural offer, Duisburg has a lot to offer for athletes, sightseeing enthusiasts, shopaholics and gourmets. There really is something for everyone! A whole list of all offers would simply be too long for this website - just come and discover Duisburg your way. To get you started, we have gathered a few insider tips and information regarding the most important sights: