Blick von der Klemensstraße auf den Prinzipalmarkt
Altstadt aus der Luft

Visit Münster

City of science, city of sculptures, city of the Peace of Westphalia, city of bicycles, Hanseatic city - Münster is a living metropolis with many faces. But you’d best make up your own mind, and we wish you a good time doing so!

Welcome to Münster!

Smybolbild Städtepartnerschaft

International cooperation

Münster is not only known as the major centre of the Münsterland region but also as a city that is present on the international stage. The topics of municipal development cooperation and Fairtrade are important issues at the Münster International Office.

International Office

Eingang zum Bürgerbüro Mitte

Citizen Services

The Office for Citizen Services and its subsidiary offices are crucial information points. It is not always necessary to go to Stadthaus 1  to take care of all official matters. The city's five district administration offices and three district citizenship offices also offer a range of services. Exceptions are naturalisation and citizenship matters.

Office for Citizen Services

Fundbüro der Stadt Münster

Lost and found

The Office for Citizen Services includes the lost property offices in Stadthaus 1 and in the district administration offices. Those who have misplaced their bicycles may be reunited with them at the lost bicycle office. 

Lost property offices

Giebelhäuser vor blauem Himmel

Residence Matters

The residence law is a part of the Office of Migration and Integration. It is the first point of contact for all residence matters in the city of Münster.

Foreigners' Registration Office

Eingang der Stadtbücherei Münster

Library intercultural

The public library opens up the possibility of free information and education to everyone andprovides our visitors with individual access to media and information. 

Public Library

Historisches Modell der Stadt Münster im Stadtmuseum

History of the City of Münster

In the permanent exhibition the City Museum features the history of the city of Münster from its beginnings up to the present. Special exhibitions are dedicated to particular aspects of the history of Münster's art and culture.

The City Museum of Münster

Gedenkstätte Villa ten Hompel

Historical place

The Villa ten Hompel had originally been built as a private residential house by Rudolf ten Hompel in the 1920s. Since 1999, it houses a research, education and pedagogical center as well as a permanent exhibition and is open to the public.

Villa ten Hompel

Video: Impressions