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Sightseeing

Go on a discovery tour!

You would like to experience history and not just take a look into a history book? The old Duke and Prussian royal city of Kleve takes you onto a journey through time to the Middle Ages. Learn more about the culture and attractions of the city in one of the many museums.

Museum Kurhaus

The Museum Kurhaus shows medieval sculptures, Baroque paintings and works by Joseph Beuys.

In the former bathing facilities of Kleve, near the baroque gardens of Johan Moritz von Naussau- Siegen you can find a museum modern blank arose. Its portfolio is diverse and suggest an arc of Middle Ages and early modern times for the classic modern art, including Ewald Mataré. The museum houses several collections, like the estate of the Rhine sculptor and painter Ewald Mataré, works of Joseph Beuys, a long resident in the district of Kleve and the collection of Robert Angerhausen.


B.C. Koekkoek

The B.C. Koekkoek-Haus is dedicated as an artist house to the works of the romantic landscape painter.

On the edge of downtown Kleve the famous Dutch landscape painter Cornelis Koekkoek Baren built for himself and his family inbetween 1842-1847 a studio tower, "Belvedere" and a city palace which documents impressively his success as an artist.


Museum castle Moyland

In summer often used as a venue for open-air concerts while in winter a very popular Christmas market takes place in the castle garden.

At the end of the Second World War, the Moyland castle was badly damaged and was then abandoned for decades to decay. In 1987securing work was started as a first step towards the restoration of the historic castle and gardens. In the museum of Moyland a plan has been realised in which the historical architecture and garden art of the 19th century have a living connection enter with pieces of art of the modern age from the collection of van the Grinten which have found their place of issue in the castle building as well as in the garden.
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Museum Forum Arenacum

The Museum in Rindern shows Celtic, Roman and Frankish discoveries from the surrounding area.

Among the bronze fund from Düffelward, Celtic coins of the 1st prechristian century, coins of the Roman Empire, ship findings from the Spyck as well as Frankish grave findings and a lot more.


Old Mill Donsbrüggen

Since 1824 the old mill turns it's wings in the wind

It is also the first mill that has been restored from 1982 in the Lower Rhine by a conveyance. For the visitors the mill is passable till the tower cap. Thus every visitor receives a direct insight into the technology of the mill and the work of the mill.


St. Nicolai-Church in Kalkar

Saint Nicolai-Kirche in Kalkar belongs to the most important treasure houses of late-medieval art in Europe.

The proud citizens established in the 15th and 16th century not only important constructions, like the stately city hall and the Saint Nicolaikirche, but equipped latter also with high-ranking pieces of art.


Xanten

The history of the city of Xanten already begins around 100 A.D.

The visitor finds out interesting facts about the town and the everyday life of the Romans in the information centre of the archaeological park. The Regional Museum is also located in the shadow of the mighty St. Viktor Cathedral. The focus of the exhibition is on the Roman's time.