Tourist Information team in front of the building


Tourist Information

In the old town of Recklinghausen, the Tourist Information team provides information about the tourist and cultural offerings of the city and its surroundings. It doesn't matter whether you want to book a guided tour of Recklinghausen's historic old town, need information about the city's unique museums or are looking for a hotel nearby - the Tourist Information will provide you with competent and uncomplicated help! Are you still looking for a souvenir from the city, your bike has a flat tire, you want to charge your battery or you forgot your umbrella - then the Tourist Information is also the right place for you!


Martinistrasse 5
45657 Recklinghausen
0 ​​23 61/90 66 000


Opening hours:
Monday: 12.00 p.m. to 18.00 p.m
Tuesday to Friday: 10.00 a.m. to 18.00 p.m
Saturday: 10.00 p.m. to 15.00 p.m



Tourist information in the Museum Zeitreise Strom 

In the south of Recklinghausen, the Tourist Information team welcomes you to the Museum Zeitreise Strom, also on Sundays.

shore street 2-4
45663 Recklinghausen

Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday: 10.00 a.m. to 17.00 p.m
Sunday: 10.00 to 18.00 clock

Tourist Information

Martinistrasse 5

45657 Recklinghausen (in the old town near the train station)

02361 90 66 000

We would be happy to send you some flyers of your choice to prepare for your visit to Recklinghausen. Please click here to go to the order form.

At the Tourist Information Recklinghausen you can also get tickets for municipal cultural events, for example for the Ruhr Festival or from the “Culture is coming” series.

The tickets can be booked and paid for on site and taken away immediately. Cashless payment with an EC or credit card is of course possible.


You can find the “Ruhr Festival” program here.

You can find the “Culture is coming” program here.

The program preview “Culture is coming” for the 2024/2025 season can be found here.

The municipal press office is the point of contact for journalists and citizens. It provides information about news and developments from the city administration and city council and answers inquiries from journalists.



Press office


The current press releases can be found here.