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This website is published by the Landschaftsverband Rheinland (LVR), the Rhineland Regional Council. The LVR is a statutory corporation. Authorized representative is the director of the LVR Ulrike Lubek. The contents have been developed with several project partners (museums and schools, see “About the project”).


LVR-Industriemuseum (LVR Industrial Museum)
Hansastraße 18
46049 Oberhausen
Tel.: 049 208 8579-0
Fax: 049 208 8579-122

Landschaftsverband Rheinland
Kennedy-Ufer 2
50679 Köln
Tel.: 049 221 809-0
Fax: 049 221 809-2200

Supervisory authority:

Innenministerium NRW (Interior ministry of Northrhine Westphalia), Haroldstraße 5, 40213 Düsseldorf

Responsible pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law):

LVR Department of Communication
Head: Christine Bayer
Tel.: 049 221 809-2781
Fax: 049 221 809-2889

Responsible in the Department of Culture and the Environment:

Head: Milena Karabaic
Tel.: 049 221 809-3785 or -3786
Fax: 049 221 809-3679

Responsible editorial office in the LVR-Industriemuseum:

Carolin Thielking Tel.: 049 208 8579-137 E-Mail:

Design, Server and Website:

elemente websolutions GbR Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 113 48153 Münster

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Liability pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG:

The LVR provides this website under the following terms and conditions: The content of our website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the up-to-dateness, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages. Pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us. The liability for material or immaterial damage caused by the use of the content is excluded, unless intent or gross negligence.

Limitation of liability for external links:

Our website contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognisable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.


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Picture credits

Unless otherwise stated, all pictures are from the photographers of the LVR-Industriemuseum and are protected by copyright.