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Voelklinger-Huette

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Impressive!

The combination of art, industry and even a bit of nature is incredibly impressive. It all works... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Anne D
Great time

If you’re looking for something different to see this is the place. Take snacks and water because... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Thomas B
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The Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site – one of the most exciting places in the world The Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site is the first industrial monument from the golden age of industrialization to be included in UNESCO’s World Heritage...more
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Rathausstrasse 75, 66333 Voelklingen, Saarland, Germany
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

The combination of art, industry and even a bit of nature is incredibly impressive. It all works together really well. The main attraction, the recent remnants of a huge steel factory, are impressive and the museum does make a (very small) effort to emphasize some...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

It was a hot day so that may have colored our enjoyment of this site, but we found it difficult to find our way around, and the "Dismaworld" art exhibition, while impressive, just added to the oppressive atmosphere. There was also an exhibit on Queen...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for something different to see this is the place. Take snacks and water because you can spend up to 4 hrs depending on how much you want to see.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The ironworks at Voelklinger are quite impressive. With huge machines and furnaces reflecting technologies of over 100 years. This is the real thing. Huge furnaces and motors. A true engineering experience. You walk around, up and down. This month, there is also a very impressive...More

Thank Amr E
Reviewed 6 February 2018

A huge and impressive collection of metal elements creating an amazing structure that once produced steel. I have the impression that people were only pawns in this structure.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This UNESCO listed heritage site - 1st industrial site -is simply astonishing. It's very rare that the general public can see a large scale industrial facility up close (albeit not operational). The route through the facility is over 7km long, taking you through the iron...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Brought my kids out (13/14) to sample what heavy industry made in Germany was all about. Awesome, hands-on, unforgettable!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

I think there may be a double entry for this attraction ... Allow plenty of time - it is very extensive (the circular walking tour runs for 6 kms!) and so interesting - and a photographer's delight! In 1986, these gigantic ironworks - covering an...More

1  Thank PamAlbury
Reviewed 27 August 2017

For the tech and history nerd the old factory is extremely interesting. The art exhibition offers something for the culturally interested. And the current Inca displays are really thrilling for the traveller. In all - one place that offers something for more or less the...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Remembring the first breathtaking visit (off season) I was kind of underwhelmed this time :( entrance fee 15 Euros pp (only one ticket booth?!) "shop" also not enough staff INCA-gold exhibition was more or less ok, don't miss the movie which is very interesting and...More

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