For English speaking Visitors


Adults: € 6,-
Students, pupils, conscripts and disabled persons: € 5,-
Family card (2 Adults plus 1-4 children): € 14,-

The assistant of a severely disabled person (who holds a "severely handicapped pass") has free entry.

Free entry for children 5 years and under, kindergarten groups, primary school groups (grade 1 – 4) and members of the museum’s registered voluntary association.

There is also a museum shop and a café which serves beverages (cake and sandwiches upon pre-order only)

The museum is wheel-chair accessible and the different levels are connected by elevator.

Guided tours

Guided tours in English available for groups upon request (please contact us well in advance). The guided tours last approx. 60-90 minutes and cost 45 €/group + 5 € reduced price (from 10 persons).
phone +49 (0) 2462 - 9917 0
fax +49 (0) 2462 - 9917 25

Scheduled guided tours in German every first and third Sunday of the month at 11.30 am.
Fee: 2 € and the relevant admission cost.
Larger groups are requested to register in advance. Individuals do not have to register. However, we recommend that you call us a few days in advance to find out whether the tour is taking place.

Due to the current situation, guided tours are only possible up to a maximum of 20 people. If more than 20 people show up for the public tour, another group will be formed. This shortens the duration of the tour and reduces the fee.


Rurstraße 9 - 11, 52441 Linnich, Germany

### By Car From Cologne via A4/A61/A44, Düsseldorf A46/A44 via Kreuz Holz or Dreieck Jackerath or Mönchengladbach A61/A46/A44 via Kreuz Wanlo, Kreuz Holz or Dreieck Jackerath to exit Titz and via A44 from Aachen/Benelux to exit Aldenhoven or Jülich-West. Then follow the signs to Linnich.

Note on the closure of the Rurbrücke:
For safety reasons, the Rurbrücke remains closed to pedestrians and motor vehicles for the time being after the past flood situation. Access to the city centre is only possible via the B57 / Brachelener Str. / Mahrstr. or Rurdorferstr. The museum can be reached by car directly via Löffelstraße (note: there are no parking spaces at the museum).

Parking: You can park your car on the church square or at the Alter Markt (Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 6.00 pm, Sat: 8.00 am - 1.00 pm.
At the church square on Fridays: 7.00 am- 1.00 pm. weekly market). Please note here the maximum parking time of 2 hours with parking disc. From here you need 2 or 5 minutes to the museum.

By train and bus

On the train route (DB, German Railway) Aachen-Mönchengladbach-Düsseldorf: to train station Hückelhoven-Baal or Lindern, then take a bus to Linnich.
On the train route (DB, German Railway) Aachen-Düren-Köln: to train station Düren, then change to „Rurtalbahn“ (private railway), which will take you to the train station in Linnich.
The private Railway “Rurtalbahn” also serves the region of Düren, so it is possible to reach the museum on this route.
For more information: (German Railway) or phone +49 (0) 2421 - 200 222 (Rurtalbahn)
From the train- and bus stations in central Linnich it are just a few minutes walk to the museum.

By bike:

In front of the museum is a station where you can repower an e-bike.