Experiencing Meppen’s history in the Arenbergian Rentei

ehemalige arenbergische Rentei Meppen, Deutschland

With funds from the city's "Perspective on the City Center" development program, an ensemble of experience and information rooms on the city's history as well as attractive information islands with innovative mediation offers on local history were created and set up in the rooms of the former Arenbergische Rentei. This includes a digital city [...]

Experience Meppen’s history in the Arenberg manor house

ehemalige arenbergische Rentei Meppen, Deutschland

An ensemble of "experience and information rooms on Meppen's town history" and attractive information islands with innovative educational offers on local history were created on the premises of the former Arenbergische Rentei with funds from the municipal funding program "Perspektive Innenstadt". These include a digital model of the town, an exciting introductory film on Meppen's [...]

Planet Earth – annual exhibition of the art school

Kunstzentrum Koppelschleuse An der Koppelschleuse 19, Meppen, Niedersachsen, Deutschland

Sustainability and transformation processes are on everyone's lips. In order to preserve our planet, we must show consideration for future generations when dealing with raw materials and protect the environment. This requires extensive change processes on a large and small scale. However, as the United Nations stated in its 2030 Agenda, education and equality, the [...]

International Museum Day

The museums at the Koppelschleuse - Emsland Archaeology and the Meppen City Museum - will once again be taking part in International Museum Day in 2024. Both institutions offer a joint, colorful museum program with public guided tours and a varied range of games for younger museum guests. Coffee, cake and cold drinks are provided.

Treasure hunters among themselves

Emsland Archäologie Museum

By popular demand, District Archaeologist Thomas Kassens offers an informal meeting for metal detectorists on the last Thursday of each month. Treasure hunting was already a topic in the early Middle Ages. From this time comes the so-called "Schatzregal", which states that all finds deeper than a plowshare (about 30 cm) belong to the king, [...]

Public guided tour of the Meppen City Museum

Stadtmuseum Meppen An der Koppelschleuse 19a, Meppen

In the fall of 2020, the newly established Meppen City Museum opened its doors at the Koppelschleuse. During a 60-minute guided tour of the museum, visitors will get to know the new museum and learn many interesting facts about the history of Meppen. You will travel through time with experienced museum guides who are happy [...]

Open studio

Kunstzentrum Koppelschleuse, Remise Meppen

In the Open Studio we meet to create art together. Here, everyone is welcome who has the desire to develop artistically - children and adults, advanced and beginners, newcomers and "old hands"! The focus is on the joy of creating. There is an opportunity to try your hand at various materials: The premises of the [...]


Urmel, primeval times, monsters: dinosaurs & co.

Emsland Archäologie Museum

The dinosaurs are on the loose in Emsland! From June 2024, the Emsland Archaeology Museum in Meppen will be showing the special exhibition "Urmel, Urzeit, Ungetüme: Dinosaurier & Co...". This exhibition has much more to offer than just dinosaurs! Life-size reconstructions of long-extinct animals and impressive, lifelike dioramas are used to show the evolutionary history [...]

3€ – 9€

Dragon spectacle for young and old

Emsland Archäologie Museum

The dinosaurs are coming to Emsland! On the occasion of the opening weekend, the friendly and extremely pretty dragon lady Lissy, who comes to the Koppelschleuse with her baby, gives the monsters and museum guests a very special welcome. With her big blue googly eyes and irresistible look, Lissy takes children's hearts by storm and [...]

3€ – 9€

Training: Open the door! My introduction to education for sustainable development

Emsland Archäologie Museum

Last year, the Emsland Archaeology Museum made its premises available for the further training of specialists and teachers as part of the "Children's Research Foundation" project. The training program will enter another round in 2024: The Emsland Archaeology Museum will continue to make its training rooms available for the project on the dates listed below. [...]

Members’ exhibition of the Meppener Kunstkreis

Every two years, the Meppener Kunstkreis invites its members to an exhibition. After three years of refurbishing its domicile in line with the preservation order, the time has come again this year. As part of the exhibition, the artistic members present themselves to a broad public and thus give an impression of their artistic work. [...]

Art School Breakfast at the Youth and Culture Guesthouse

Kunstzentrum Koppelschleuse, Remise Meppen

On the second Sunday of every month, parents can enjoy a hearty breakfast at the Youth and Cultural Guest House while the children give free rein to their creativity at the Art School. The breakfast buffet is available from 9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and costs €8.90 for adults and children aged 12 and over [...]

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