Ausflugsziele & Umgebung
Ausflugsziele & Umgebung
Ausflugsziele & Umgebung
Ausflugsziele & Umgebung

Attractions around Rüsselsheim

Explore the Rhein-Main area

Sights like the fortress, the award-winning city and industry museum or the late romantic Verna Park invite you to discover Rüsselsheim. The city on the Main is also the cradle of Riesling: the Riesling grape variety was first mentioned in a document here. A vineyard, which the winegrowers' friends cultivate, reminds us of this today. Art and culture lovers will get their money's worth at the Opelvillen art centre, the theatre or the jazz factory. The city of Rüsselsheim offers guided tours especially for groups.

Kühkopf Treasure Island

In a former river loop of the Rhine lies a protected natural paradise with swamps and flooded areas, in which many bird species find ideal resting and nesting places. The area consists of an island and a lowland, which can be explored on hiking and cycling trails. A visit to an information centre with a museum also offers a varied excursion.

The aim is to provide visitors with insights into nature conservation, according to the motto "Experience - Education - Responsibility. "
"I hope that the new information and education centre "Treasure Island Kühkopf"; will make us curious about our environment and provide impulses for a responsible use of natural heritage", says Hessen's Minister for the Environment, Priska Hinz. In addition, some of the natural treasures in the special ambience of the former cow stable are impressively staged: with objects to touch, try out, listen to and discover.

Rüsselsheim Fortress

In the middle of the city of Rüsselsheim, on the banks of the Main River, are the well-preserved remains of a 16th-century castle. A fortress built in the 18th century with ramparts, ditches and bulwarks. It also houses the Rüsselsheim City and Industrial Museum.

Climbing Park

In Urban's Kletterpark Rüsselsheim everyone can go high and have a lot of fun. A total of 90 climbing elements can be overcome. The courses have different levels of difficulty and are suitable for beginners to professionals.

Urban's climbing park in the Waldbembelsche
Evreuxring / corner of Varkausstraße in the Ostpark
65428 Rüsseksheim

More information here.


This 56,000 m² garden treasure in the style of English landscape gardens with busts, flower borders, sundials, a bird aviary, music pavilion and staffage buildings as well as about 200,000 flowers are full of sights and unusual details.

Museum Gernsheim

The old power station in Gernsheim is now a gallery and teaching museum of the visual artist Mario Derra. Changing exhibitions of the artist can be seen in the Turbine Hall and the studio and teaching museum in the boiler house. Numerous printing presses are not only to be marvelled at, but also still in operation. The largest lithograph in the world can also be admired as a permanent exhibition.

Museum Rüsselsheim

The focus is on working techniques and working conditions, economic, ecological, social and political developments, housing conditions from prehistoric and early historical times up to the 20th century. Century as well as works of art of different epochs.

The Adam Opel AG provided large objects such as an assembly line, piston lathe and an Opel Blitz, and the Kuka AG provided an industrial robot. Furthermore, an almost as good as new Opel Olympia Rekord (built in 1958, price: 6385. - DM, top speed: 125 km/h) and objects for living and leisure are on display.

Museum Groß Gerau

The permanent exhibition informs in two main sections about the Roman period and the history of the city from 1850 to 1990. On display are three stone monuments found during the excavation of the Mithraeum - the votive stone with Mercury, the lions and an altar stone. The second part of the exhibition spans the history of the city from the beginning of industrialisation until 1990. Several decades are dedicated to separate areas. Special exhibitions, musical performances and readings are regularly held in the town museum, which have an audience far beyond Groß-Gerau.

Further information here.

Museum Riedstadt-Erfelden

One focus of the museum's work and the exhibits is on the 7. December 1631 the Rhine crossing of the Swedish King Gustav II Adolf (*9. 12. 1594 - † 6. 11. 1632) during the Thirty Years'; War (1618 - 1648).

The Swedish army fought in the confessional conflict with the German Protestants and France against the Catholic Emperor and his Spanish allies. On his way to Mainz, one of the Catholic strongholds of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, the Swedish king and his army passed through Erfelden, where he crossed the Rhine.

Historic Rhine Ship Mill

If you want to deal with the operation of a ship mill, the history of the ship mills in the Rhine around Ginsheim and Mainz, this is the right place for you.


The slate covered baroque church is an architectural gem on the left bank of the Main.

Further information here.