Gerhard Mercator

Join Gerhard Mercator, the famous cartographer and astronomer, on a tour of medieval Duisburg, his home and workplace for many years.

The famous cartographer

Gerhard Mercator, who was bornas Gerhard Kremer in Rupelmonde in Belgium in 1512, will have a lot to tell you about his work and life in Duisburgon on the tour.



German, English

Duration and price

Gerhard Mercator EUR 140.00 / group (classic guide) or EUR 160,00 / group (costume guide); in German language EUR 120.00 (classic guide) or EUR 140.00 (costume guide)

2 hours, max. of 25 persons


We recommend a visit to Kultur- und Stadthistorisches Museum Duisburg for an additional EUR 4.50 per person.

Important note: until further notice, we are applying our hygiene concept for city tours. This means that a minimum distance of 1.5 meters must be maintained and, if necessary, mouth and nose protection must be worn. From November 1st, 2021, the 2-G rule will also apply to our events (fully vaccinated or recovered).

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