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Zeche Nachtigall

Nachtigallstr. 35, 58452 Witten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2302 936640
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Mines and coal undergrounds

A must see in the region. Historically and culturally important in the "Ruhr" area, this remaining... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Antonin B
Very friendly and warm team...

... and an intersting location. We enjoyed the mine and its more realistic attitude. Left authnetic... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Stefan G
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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14 Nov 2016
“Mines and coal undergrounds”
29 May 2016
“Very friendly and warm team...”
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Nachtigallstr. 35, 58452 Witten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

A must see in the region. Historically and culturally important in the "Ruhr" area, this remaining coal mine has to be visited once (and the surrounding attractions).

Thank Antonin B
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

... and an intersting location. We enjoyed the mine and its more realistic attitude. Left authnetic anf with good supporting stories.

Thank Stefan G
Reviewed 5 December 2015

This is an old, quite superficial mine. You can walk right in, and should definitely take the guided tour. Don't miss the giant steam engine. There's a fair exhibition about mining at this spot. The site can be reached by Ruhrtalbahn, and is within walking...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Wonderful place!!!! it's a big green park, where you can just to have some jogging, or a little walk or just to go with your girlfriend in the panorama terrace or the tower to have a romantic susnet on the ruhr river =)

Thank Luca P
Reviewed 26 August 2014

The museum is very informative - and together with Muttental - presents the very start of the coal mining in Ruhr gebiet. I like to have my lunch at the small tent-like restaurant outside.

1  Thank Boardsandwine
Reviewed 17 August 2012

This open air museum is on the site of an 18th century coal mine, which was filled in and became a brickworks in the 19th century. This in turn was closed and became a junk yard in the 29th century. All signs are in German...More

Thank Karen504170
Reviewed 5 April 2012

The cradle of Coal-Mining, History and nature combined, lots to do and see even for children

Thank Gerd H
Reviewed 2 April 2012

This was a great place to visit, though parking was a bit tight in front of the museum. The staff were helpful (especially when I shut my finger in the car door and needed directions to get to the hospital!) The coalmine visit was great,...More

2  Thank KJandJB
Reviewed 8 March 2012

A guide in typical coal miners gear greeted the children with a loud "Glück auf!". Afterwards they were kitted out in the same way and went into the mine. There was real coal to mine and they did so while smearing themselves with coal dust...More

2  Thank gerbiline
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