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Dortmund is an old city, and has a very rich history. Many of the city’s historical items that have been collected over the years are on display in Dortmund’s museums, and they can be viewed by tourists who want to learn more about this part of the world.
There are many different types of museums located here. Museums range from those featuring fine art, science, ancient artefacts, and more. There are also historical pieces of information related to World War II and the Nazi regime that can be viewed by visitors.
Some of the most popular museums and attractions in Dortmund are:
The Museum of Art and Cultural History: This museum has been open since the late 1800s and contains items related to the local history of the city as well as artistic items that originated in Dortmund or other locations in Germany.
Museum of Ostwall: This is a fine art museum which features prints, paintings, sculptures, and other types of work normally found in an art museum.
Museum of Natural History: This museum has been open since the early 1900s and contains items that are over 50 million years old. The museum contains thousands and thousands of items on display that provide insight to the Dortmund’s distant and recent past.