We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tonhalle Concert Hall

Neighbourhood: Pempelfort
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Ehrenhof 1, 40479 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 211 8996123
Website
Description:

This popular performance center once served as a planetarium.

Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 64.42*
and up
1.5 Hour Segway Tour in Dusseldorf
More Info
US$ 75.34*
and up
Classical City Segway Tour in Dusseldorf

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 61 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Music and sky's stars

This is a wonderful place where you can listen to classical music and admire the map of the starry sky on the dome of the concert hall.

Reviewed 7 March 2017
OlgaSmi
,
The Netherlands
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75

61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 14: English reviews
The Netherlands
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a wonderful place where you can listen to classical music and admire the map of the starry sky on the dome of the concert hall.

Helpful?
Thank OlgaSmi
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
200 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We've seen a few townhalls in our travels and this is probably not one of the most spectacular ones. The building looks dated from outside with very little happening outside the area. There are no cafes or food options either.

Helpful?
Thank Juhi K
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

One of my favourite locations in town. Great atmosphere, building itself and organised events. We were there for Ludovico Einaudi instrumental concert - simply magical!

Helpful?
Thank Anna H
Budapest, Hungary
Level Contributor
2,041 reviews
1,657 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This concert hall is something special. It was a planetarium, you still feel the round shape of the building. But it is now an excellent concert hall, with superb concerts. We visited already several time and we love it.

Helpful?
1 Thank 545medva
Mariahoop, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Excellent music, excellent venue - every seat looked good! Close to orchestra makes you feel in the action.

Helpful?
Thank Brian123581321
Brussels
Level Contributor
76 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Originally built as a planetarium in the 1920's, this building was converted to a music hall in the 70's. It is a stunning location, nothing like we ever seen before for a concert hall and I had the impression that the architect got some inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright. Seating inside the concert hall is excellent but unfortunately some air... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jan0032
Noosa, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2014

This concert hall gives the right atmosphere for any classical piece. Watching the Orchestra of the Robert Schummann School was brilliant - I don't think any professional orchestra could have done a better job.

Helpful?
Thank Sharon272
Dusseldorf, Germany
Level Contributor
70 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Great atmosphere, fantastic building, sitting in circle is something very special, good acoustic. Very good selection of concerts, sometimes acoustic sets of known jazz, pop, rock artists.

Helpful?
Thank BusinessCaspar
Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
646 reviews
302 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 493 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2014

The last thing I expected was culture shock. I turned up to a conert starting at 11am on a Sunday morning expecting a very moderate crowd - but this is Dusseldorf where they do things their way. The hall was 90% full. I asked for a ticket at the back of the hall. 34 Euros. Wow! I have never paid... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Brian-Snellgrove
Germany
Level Contributor
79 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013

This music hall had very professional acoustic technicians, combined with a challenging architecture. It is absolutely worth listening to a concert at Tonhalle or, if you have the opportunity, to give a concert on this stage.

Helpful?
1 Thank Matthias L

Travellers who viewed Tonhalle Concert Hall also viewed

Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
 
Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
 

Been to Tonhalle Concert Hall? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Tonhalle Concert Hall and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Tonhalle Concert Hall staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?