Düsseldorf, Germany

Schlossturm tower on the riverside is all that remains of the castle of Counts of Berg. The first three storeys date back to the 13th century. In 1552, Alessandro Pasqualini added a fourth, polygonal storey, adorned with Tuscan columns. Today it houses a museum of Rhine shipping and is topped by a face.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Наталья Д. (2 years ago)
Nice place. Very interesting; adult ticket costs 3 euro and free for children. Staff is friendly. Location is convenient , next to the ferris wheel.
Keith Graham (2 years ago)
Small but very interesting museum well worth a visit. Good insights to the History of Dusseldorf
Cam Young (2 years ago)
Very cool building which is the only remaking piece of the old Düsseldorf palace. Exhibits were engaging and interactive although fairly small. However good use of the available space in the building. Staff was friendly, facilities were clean, and very reasonable price. Very nice view from top floor.
Dania Haddad (2 years ago)
Better than expected. It has multiple interactive. stations.
Kathy Levac (2 years ago)
Very cute museum. Videos in English on the history of Dusseldorf and shipping on the Rhine River. Many of the displays had English info. Great views from the cafe at the top. Worth the small price to visit.
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