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Association of the Friends of the Historical Centre

Association of the Friends of the Historical Centre / Förderverein Historisches Zentrum e.V.

Cultural Route
  • European Route of Industrial Heritage
Country
  • Germany
Member Category
  • Cultural Institution / NGO
  • Museum
  • Heritage Site
Member Status
Individual
Year of Accession to Membership
N/D
Contact Details
Historisches Zentrum (Administration)
Hofaue 51
DE-42103 Wuppertal

Tel: +49 (0)202 563-4182
Website: www.friedrich-engels-haus.de
Email: reinhard.graetz[at]gmx.de
Contact Person
N/D
Main Town/Region
Wuppertal (Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia)
Site Town/Region
Wuppertal (Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia)
Main GPS Location
51.257668, 7.152443
Site GPS Location
51.272747, 7.205115
UNESCO World Heritage List
N/D
European Heritage Label
N/D
Other Heritage Labels
N/D
Description
The Historical Center - Engels-Haus and Museum of Early Industrialization in Barmen forms, together with the city archives, the historical and cultural centre of the Municipality of Wuppertal.
The Historical Centre in Wuppertal is split into two sections: the documentation on Friedrich Engels has been located in his grandfather’s house (1775), whilst the former ribbon factory (1880) has been converted as the Museum of Early Industrialisation, focusing on the development of textile industry and its social consequences.
The Historical Center - Engels-Haus and Museum of Early Industrialization in Barmen is a cultural facility of the Municipality of Wuppertal, supported and operated by the “Friends of the Historical Centre” Association.
The Historical Center - Engels-Haus and Museum of Early Industrialization in Barmen is an Individual Site of the European Route of Industrial Heritage.
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