European cooperation comes to life in the Upper Silesian State Museum in Ratingen's Hösel district: the museum, which has existed since 1983, has set itself the task of collecting, preserving and exhibiting the real cultural assets of Upper Silesia.
Numerous temporary exhibitions on cultural, social and economic history on the ground floor of the modern museum building complement the permanent exhibition on the upper floor. All areas are barrier-free accessible. The museum offers numerous lectures, guided tours and museum educational programs for all age groups. Children and young people as well as school classes can take part in action afternoons.
Good to know
Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve
Parking lots available
Bus stop available
Bad weather offer
for any weather
Elevator and disabled toilets available
Hygiene and infection control measures
Arrival & Parking
• S-Bahn line 6 (Cologne -) Düsseldorf - Essen to S-Bahn station (Ratingen -) Hösel
•Footpath to the Upper Silesian State Museum 800 m / approx. 10 minutes or 3 minutes by bus
• Bus lines 770 (Hösel - Velbert S-Bahn station) and 773 (Hösel - Ratingen Mitte) to the Oberschlesisches Landesmuseum stop
• Travel time from Cologne 1 hour, from Düsseldorf or Essen 30 minutes.
For long-distance traffic by car, the Breitscheid motorway junction (A 3/A 52) is 5 km away.
The Haus Oberschlesien Foundation and the Upper Silesian State Museum are conveniently located between Düsseldorf and Essen in the Ratingen district of Hösel.