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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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sensational spot inside a world cultural heritage

the ruhr museum inside zeche zollverein is a must which no one will forget. the scenery of an... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
I710ESthomass
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Düsseldorf
Never thought that visit to coal museum would be so enjoyable

A few of my colleagues and I recently visited the Ruhr Museum in Essen, which is a UNESCO World... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
arvind1000
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Gelsenkirchener Str. 181 | UNESCO-Welterbe Zollverein, 45309 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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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!!

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 3 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 3 August 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Palm K
Reviewed 10 April 2016

The museum is housed in the old mining building and apart from the spectacular venue, the details and information within the museum are well worth a visit. As a World Heritage Site it has to be of good standard and this is the case. Good...More

Thank pavakeal
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The setting is spectacular as are the items on display. But it would be a great idea to follow the less is more adagium. A bit less to process would be great, especially if this is done in a way that the building and collection...More

Thank Adamgraffiti
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is a nice museum for folks who are interested in the Ruhr region. It covers everything pretty much from the time that the Ruhrgebiet was located on the equator as part of Pangea to the present day. The location within a decommissioned mine building...More

Thank Robert R
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