Stadthafen

The area around the Stadthafen (“city haven”) Recklinghausen is a popular recreational destination with its view of historical dockside cranes and location not only at the Herner Meer (Sea of Herne), but also directly next to the Museum Strom und Leben, the museum of electricity and life. For the duration of the Emscherkunst, the museum will house one of the exihibitons four visitor centers. The monumental wall mosaic Glückauf.Bergarbeiterproteste im Ruhrgebiet by the German artist Silke Wagner can be found at the neighboring former waste water plant Kläranlage Herne. Additionally, more artworks are being developed close to the city haven.