Ruhr Museum

About this site


Philipp Bänfer
Stiftung Ruhr Museum
Fritz-Schupp-Allee 15
45141 Essen

Prof. Uwe Loesch
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für visuelle und verbale Kommunikation
Diepensiepen 50
40822 Mettmann


Prof. Heinrich Theodor Grütter und Philipp Bänfer
Stiftung Ruhr Museum
Fritz-Schupp-Allee 15
45141 Essen

Realisation and Programming

Gathmann, Michaelis und Freunde
Design und Kommunikation
Rosastr. 36 45130 Essen

Content Management System


Image Database



Disclaimer of Liability

The website of the Stiftung Ruhr Museum offers several possibilities to act online such as booking and ordering as well as demanding of consulting services. To handle your data the Stiftung Ruhr Museum has to – with due regard to data protection – save your data temporarily. Everyone who uses this way of data transfer must be aware that data abuse cannot be eliminated in the World Wide Web. This risk also affects the content and design of our web page that cannot be – at the latest state of technology – fully protected against illegal changes by hackers. Therefore the Stiftung Ruhr Museum cannot provide any warranty or liability for the content of its websites especially for potential deviations from original texts and the correctness of incoming data.

If you find mistakes in our content or if you have suggestions for the improvement of our services, please contact info@spam

The Stiftung Ruhr Museum is responsible for the content that it provides for use within the general law. The contents of the Stiftung Ruhr Museum need to be distinguished from links to contents provided by other suppliers. By use of links to other websites the Stiftung Ruhr Museum provides external content for use. It is neither responsible nor liable for the operation and contents of such websites and does neither control the content of the linked pages nor has any influence on its design. Therefore the Stiftung Ruhr Museum explicitly distances itself from the content and design of all linked pages as well as sub-pages.


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