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Information pursuant to Sect. 5 German Telemedia Act (TMG)

Stiftung Zollverein
Fritz-Schupp-Allee 15
45141 Essen

(legally capable foundation under civil law, Bullmannaue 11, 45327 Essen, internally responsible body: Ruhr Museum Foundation as a dependent foundation of the Zollverein Foundation)

Represented by:

Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Noll, Prof. Heinrich Theodor Grütter
Vorstandsvorsitzender: Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Noll

Contact / details for a quick electronic contact:

Stiftung Ruhr Museum
Fritz-Schupp-Allee 15
45141 Essen

Phone: 0201 24681-400
Telefax: 0201 24681-445
E-mail: info@ruhrmuseum.de


Sales tax identification number according to Sect. 27 a of the Sales Tax Law:
DE 210788519

Supervisory Authority:

Düsseldorf District Government

Information on the foundation register: Pursuant to § 12 StifG NRW, foundations within the meaning of this law are recorded in an electronic foundation register which is only accessible via the Internet. The entry for the Zollverein Foundation can be found in the Foundation Register for the State of North Rhine-Westphalia at:


Serial number: 761

Person responsible for editorial

Prof. Heinrich Theodor Grütter and Philipp Bänfer
Stiftung Ruhr Museum
Fritz-Schupp-Allee 15
45141 Essen


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EU dispute resolution

The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (ODR): https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.
Our e-mail address can be found above in the site notice.

Dispute resolution proceedings in front of a consumer arbitration board

We are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings in front of a consumer arbitration board.

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