Tue - Sun 10 - 18 h
valid from 01 July 2022
4 € Adults
2 € Reduced*
The entire museum is accessible for wheelchair users. Access to the foyer, the permanent exhibition, the special exhibition and the disabled WC is at ground level and easily accessible with a wheelchair.
Seating is available in the permanent exhibition and additional mobile stools can be borrowed in the foyer. The exhibits are mainly visible when seated. The information on the exhibits can mainly be read while seated.
Step stools are available for children to borrow if required.
Assistance dogs may be brought into all relevant areas/rooms and will be looked after on request.
Text panels in the exhibitions are designed in easy-to-read, high-contrast lettering and can be recognized and reproduced by reading programs .
The exhibits are generally well illuminated. The information on the exhibits is mainly provided in writing.
Many of our events and offers are professionally supervised and are designed to be as inclusive as possible.
Our staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have about accessibility.
We offer guided tours for adults as well as kindergartens and school classes.
Christmas chocolate pouring for children (6-10 years) together with parents or friends.
15:00 - 17:00
Opening of the special exhibition "Velbert in painting from the 19th to 21st century"
Heinz-Schemken-Platz 1 (Navi: Oststr.12)
The "Velbert ZOB" stop is only a 5-minute walk from the museum and is served by all surrounding towns (e.g. Wuppertal and Essen).
Themuseum can be reached via the Niederbergbahn panoramic bike path. Bicycle racks are available.
The museum can be reached via the A535, Velbert exit. Parking is available in the Stadtgalerie car park on Oststraße (opposite the new museum building). Day tickets, which must be paid for in advance, are available there.
Keyra and the magic key: our little visitors can open up and experience the exhibition with our superheroine Keyra
We own around 70,000 exhibits, have an extensive specialist library and a stock of historical catalogues, patent specifications and archive material.
In our museum shop we offer a rich selection of specialist literature, but of course also trick locks and games for tinkerers.
Children between the ages of 6 and 10 are welcome to celebrate their birthday with us at the museum! A total of 10 children can participate.
You can rent our spacious museum foyer for events such as receptions or members' meetings.