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Ruhr Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Nice Display & Design, better with English

The whole museum looks cool in every way. Cool design with heavy industrial style. All the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2013
Hong Kong, China
One HUGE museum!

We went with a party of friends to visit the Ruhr museum. It's housed in a former colliery and the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2013
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Gelsenkirchener Str. 181 | UNESCO-Welterbe Zollverein, 45309 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

The whole museum looks cool in every way. Cool design with heavy industrial style. All the exhibitions display in a nice way. Yet, most of the sub-titles or contents are in German only. Quite inconvenient to those who don't know German. Last but the least,...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed 29 May 2013

We went with a party of friends to visit the Ruhr museum. It's housed in a former colliery and the building is enormous! It was great to go inside and get a feel of the scale of things and imagine the incredible noise the machinery...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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Reviewed 1 December 2012

While in Essen, we visited this museum and although it had very interesting exhibits and insight regarding the Krupp family, many artifact explanations were not in English. There were several staff members standing around talking to one another but not one person offered to help...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed 7 April 2012

The building themselves are impressive since the museum is installed in a former coal/steel complex. i enjoyed the visit. its informative about the rhur region in general. There is first a wide room with iconography about the landscapes, the people, the religion, the sport....some information...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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