Spectacular large sculptures by Christo and other famous artists make the "Gasometer" an international lighthouse of contemporary art. In addition to the gigantic art hall, the gasometer in Oberhausen also offers a viewing platform. Current exhibitions can be found at the link below.
The "German Football Museum" was developed in cooperation with the DFB, the "Bundesliga" and other business partners. The museum opened in 2015, it shows historical footballs, trophies, films and documents. The Football Museums has a exhibition concept with multimedia and 3D technology.
The "German Mining Museum" was erected on the grounds of the Bochum slaughterhouse in 1930. There was never a mine at this place, but there is a 2.5 km long mining shaft, built for the museum. The exhibition shows the history of extraction of raw materials. In 2009 the museum was extended by a building called "black diamond".
The private museum shows modern art from 1950 to today. The former grain mill was rebuilt in 1999 by the architects of Herzog & de Meuron. The collection includes works of Baselitz, Beuys, Immendorf, Kiefer and Richter. "Museum Küppersmühle" is the best museum of Modern art in the Ruhr area.