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Ruhr Museum

Gelsenkirchener Str. 181 | UNESCO-Welterbe Zollverein, 45309 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 24681444
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Machinery made my visit amazing

I arrived by tram to ruhr area, first i walked half hour just watching the industrial machines and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
villef2014
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Superb!

So much more than just a visit to a mine. Full of social history, geology, modern history, etc. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Neil C
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Gelsenkirchener Str. 181 | UNESCO-Welterbe Zollverein, 45309 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived by tram to ruhr area, first i walked half hour just watching the industrial machines and toke some pictures. When i went to te museum and paid the enterance 8€. Intrest rised right away when you walk trough old and exiting looking machinery...More

Thank villef2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much more than just a visit to a mine. Full of social history, geology, modern history, etc. We could have spent all day there.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The Ruhr Museum has utilised the grounds of a former mine splendidly, the exhibits are arranged in an unusual way and I loved the staircase simulating the molten lava. Information provided also in English. Really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 15 April 2017

the ruhr museum inside zeche zollverein is a must which no one will forget. the scenery of an industrial monument combines perfectly with the exhibitions they usually show. great museum people who do a great job!!

1  Thank I710ESthomass
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A few of my colleagues and I recently visited the Ruhr Museum in Essen, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. With the dying of the coal industry in Germany, this coal mine, which at one stage was one of the largest globally, was converted...More

Thank arvind1000
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This museum is awesome!! The location in the former steel complex was very cool. The story and flow of the museum were fantastic. We learned a lot from our visit. Two teenage daughters were also very impressed. Excellent!!! Thanks!!

Thank hernfam
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site at an old steel mill complete with gigantic rusted machines in beautiful decay amongst museum artifacts. Start your visit up a steep, glowing orange escalator to the front entrance. Pay the entrance fee and start your visit with a...More

Thank coolcatToronto
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My wife and I visited the Ruhr Museum in Essen during a recent trip to visit relatives in Duisburg. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is VAST, consisting of 3 main industrial areas (A, B & C) covering the mine, workshops and coking...More

1  Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

You can spend a lot of time here. Shows many things about the history of the surrounding area about the Ruhr. Furthermore everything is shown in a mine factory and you see how big and how incredible was the work here. Lot of interactive parts,...More

Thank Kozma T
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Get more interesting information about coal mind. Nice experience. little bit hard to go there ................

Thank Palm K
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