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Zeche Zollern II/IV, Westfalian Museum of Industry

Grubenweg 5 | Bövinghausen, 44388 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 231 6961111
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If you read German great! If you don't, ok

For all the English reading folk out there, just skip the 1st building, it's all German. And not a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Craig R
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Coal mining industrial history attraction

The factory built over coal reserves and not in oparation now, used as historical place for... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Kamal A
via mobile
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Grubenweg 5 | Bövinghausen, 44388 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For all the English reading folk out there, just skip the 1st building, it's all German. And not a lot to just look at. The 2nd building we went into was the centre one and all if it's displays had English. The tower that you...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The factory built over coal reserves and not in oparation now, used as historical place for tourists, explains how coal was recovered and exported and more and more....

Thank Kamal A
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Besides the brilliant state that Zeche Zollern presents itself in, it is also surprisingly cheap to access and has a lot to offer. Exhibitions, architecture, educational stuff and a lot of local history. Unfortunately, we had only two hours to spare, but I am sure...More

1  Thank martinrummel
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Old refurbished mine with lots of static displays to spend an hour or two looking at. Kids would be bored in an hour I guess, and very little in English, but hey it's not England. I loved it. Nice restaurant as well, says open into...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you love industrial art, like I do, this really is the place to be. It is a great experience to walk around in the various buildings and to see the exhibitions. Interestingly, one of the buildings was designed in art deco style. The volunteers...More

Thank BartvK
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We are lucky to have the opportunity to get a feeling for how life was like for steel workers, some of Germany´s heroes in the "Economic Miricle". The steelworks is well explained on various boards on the site and the staff are very helpful. Good...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This museum is a lovingly renovated industrial monument. It is a very authentic witness from the time were industrial buildings have been not only functional. Very nice the Jugendstil entrance portal. Very suitable for families (even on the financial side).

Thank Udo D
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Beautiful location, genuine industrial history, very authentic, carefully restored, very suitable for families.

Thank matthew835
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We came here with 3 generations of our family. Grandparents, parents and two grandchildren (5 and 7 years). It was a great outing that offered something for everyone. The Museum is very hands-on and allows the children to experience life in the mines in Germany...More

Thank Nora G
Reviewed 28 July 2016

It was a bit hard to get to - had to take the U bahn and then a bus, but the place was very impressive. The facilities were well built and they showed the glory of the industry era. Many of stations were interactions so...More

1  Thank AuJusCo
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