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Free, Fast, Interesting

If you are in the area, this free exhibit allows one to see a gorgeous turbine room, dramatic... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Jenny H
Regensburg, Germany

We happened to pass this hydroelectric power station on our extended walk and decided to pop in... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2014
Renate P
Bath, United Kingdom
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21 Aug 2018
“Free, Fast, Interesting”
31 Oct 2014
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Altjoch 21, 82431 Kochel am See, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

If you are in the area, this free exhibit allows one to see a gorgeous turbine room, dramatic tubes, interactive and engaging (small) exhibit space, and has a delicious café. The restrooms and free parking are nice as well. It is close to other attractions...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 31 October 2014

We happened to pass this hydroelectric power station on our extended walk and decided to pop in - you could just walk in, amazing! from the gallery we could admire the AEG turbines and the explanatory comments were really useful. Worth seeing!

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Renate P
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is one of the oldest power stations in Bavaria and still working today. Entry to the information centre is FREE and worth a visit if you are interest in the history of the Walchensee

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank rpumpernickel
Reviewed 26 June 2014

The Walchensee power plant is a hydroelectric power station south of Kochel, which is open to the public. The power station was built from 1918 until 1924 & uses the height difference between the Walchensee and the Kochelsee to generate electricity. The place offers, besides...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank ChiefClancyWiggum
Reviewed 15 September 2013

The power station has a little information center in which tons of information is provided about water power generation, different types of turbines, the overall set-up of water power generation etc. I cannot remember whether the information was German only or not. You can also...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank minov
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