North of the city center of Duisburg you can discover the Innenhafen, an inland port connected to river Rhein which is today surrounded by modern residential homes and office buildings. Part of the harbor is also the Küppersmühle, a former mill that dates back to the year 1860 and which was active until the year 1972. Since 1999 it houses the MKM Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, a beautiful museum of modern art that utilizes the former structures of the mill building very well.

The museum is vast and it would be even worth to be visited just for the crazy staircases leading from level to level and the passages cut into the large silos integrated into the building. The exhibition is based on the collection of Hans Grothe from Duisburg, featuring works of German artists from the 1950s on. It has been extended continuously and changing exhibitions take place multiple times every year. Famous names to be seen here are Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorff and Georg Baselitz. Closest subway stop is Duisburg-Duissern (line 903, direct connection from the main railway station).

Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst
Philosophenweg 55
47051 Duisburg

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