Museum Landscape Abbot's Kitchen


The MuseumsLandschaft Abtsküche is embedded in the beautiful cultural landscape between Heiligenhaus and the south of Essen. With a mixture of history, culture, nature, locally produced products and a special gastronomy, it invites you to move and linger.
Visitors can find four museums in one go in the north of the neanderlands: That Museum of the Abbot's Kitchen as a local history collection of the Heiligenhaus History Association shows numerous historical exhibits and installations of housekeeping, pre-industrial crafts and the beginnings of the castle industry in its permanent exhibition "Life and work in Heiligenhaus between tradition and modernity". Special exhibitions and a wide variety of events complete the range of services in the listed building.

Im Fire Brigade Museum of the voluntary fire brigade, those interested will find an extensive collection of exhibits from more than 100 years of fire brigade history, including functional fire brigade vintage vehicles from decades of fire engine development in the associated museum barn, which make children's eyes light up in particular.

The Environmental education center with forest museum In its exhibition about people and the forest, offers an insight into the forestry work in the region and lets you experience nature with all your senses.

Good to know


  • for families

  • for groups

  • for any weather

  • for school classes

  • Bad weather offer

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Hygiene and infection control measures

The hygiene and infection protection measures of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia apply at this time.

Price information

The prices of the individual museums can be found on the pages of the respective offer.

Contact person: in

City of Heiligenhaus


Office for Culture and Tourism

Düsseldorfer Strasse 26
40822 Mettmann

0049 2104 99-0


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Environmental Education Center Heiligenhaus


Museum Landscape Abbot's Kitchen

Abtskuecher Strasse 37
42579 Heiligenhaus

0049 2056 686 87


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