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Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen

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A must if you visit Essen! Be sure to walk up to the viewing roof. UNESCO heritage and well worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Industrial culture

A pretty good place to wander around on a nice day and have a walk among some impressive industrial... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Gelsenkirchener Str. 181 | 45309, 45309 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 246810
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must if you visit Essen! Be sure to walk up to the viewing roof. UNESCO heritage and well worth the visit. Wish I had more time to try the restaurant. Not sure if the name, nice ambiance when I popped in to check it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pretty good place to wander around on a nice day and have a walk among some impressive industrial culture. Good place to learn more about it. In summer you can also go swimming around here. There's also no lack of events, so a lot...More

Thank Be K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a UNESCO world heritage site. Modern industrial design that changed the world. The timeline was nicely presented so was the transformation of the entire ruhr region. Really impressive industrial and cultural history.

Thank Pavan1220
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic place to experience the feel of the industrial heartland of Germany. Free parking, free to walk around the place externally. Great museum built into the place with an average priced entrance fee, but also includes great views of the area and a short...More

Thank Ignoreants
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to wonder (or bike) around and being impressed by the old industrial mining plant. Not just zolle verein, but the whole region is filled with strange and great plants and old rusty factories. All is easily accessible.

Thank Martin-van-Reeuwijk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zollverein is really a nice place and full of education and history. Especially Panaroma was excellent.

Thank Mohammad Ashraf A
Reviewed July 16, 2018

A fried who is from Oberhausen took us to this museum, it's very interesting and impressive, but you either need the English tour or someone who can explain what it's about as it's only in German. If you want to make the most of the...More

1  Thank JackoMiddlesbrough
Reviewed June 15, 2018

We didn't know what this facility would be like, but given that it has UNESCO World Heritage status, we thought it would be worth a look. It's a magnificent repurposing of the old coal mining/briquetting complex. The day we visited, it was swelteringly hot; had...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed May 23, 2018

The museum is very interesting to tour. Big open spaces left basically left untouched from when it was in operation. Would have gotten a significantly higher rating if all of the information signs hade been written in both English as well as German.

Thank Chrihaug
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Different and pretty nice! Good presentation in the movie zone. There is also and coffee terase. 😊👍

1  Thank Companion239282
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Response from Apocalyptic6 | Reviewed this property |
The entire complex/area on its own is free to walk around. The Ruhr museum has its own entrance prices that can be fouind easily if you google them, and of course the food and drinks at the restaurants are not for free as... More
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