German X-ray Museum
The German Röntgen Museum is only a few hundred meters away from the birth house of the physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen at Gänsemarkt 1 in Remscheid - Lennep in an Altbergian patrician house at Schwelmer Straße 41. Around 15,000 guests visit the museum every year.
On an area of 2100 m² the visitor is given a comprehensive historical and technical overview of Röntgen's work. The discoverer of X-rays , which he called "X-rays", received the first Nobel Prize in history on December 10, 1901.
The museum's collection includes devices and apparatus from a period of 100 years for the use of these rays, as well as personal items belonging to the Nobel Prize winner. You can also see the experimental set-up with which Röntgen succeeded in discovering the radiation named after him. There is also a transparent woman on display .
Every year between 200 and 300 scientific tours of the Röntgen Museum take place.
The museum area also includes a museum shop and a museum café open to the public. The German Röntgen Museum is located in the middle of Lennep's historic old town.
As part of the Regionale 2006 , the Röntgen Museum was rebuilt. The opening of the first construction phase took place at the end of March 2007; The renovation and expansion of the museum should be completed in 2015.
- Eckart Roloff and Karin Henke-Wendt: A great monument of transparency. (The German X-ray Museum in Remscheid-Lennep) In: Visit your doctor or pharmacist. A tour through Germany's museums for medicine and pharmacy. Volume 1, Northern Germany. S. Hirzel Verlag, Stuttgart 2015, pp. 149–151, ISBN 978-3-7776-2510-2 .