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Very organized museum. The visit is very interesting with interactive videos of coal mining operation. The guide explains everything very carefully and the coffee is very yummy! Highly recommend the tour.
When I told my wife I had reserved 2 places for us on the English tour today at the coal mine my wife didn't exactly go yippee.
But we had such a fascinating insight into the life of a coal miner and how coal was...More
It does not matter whether you are for or against fossil, probably if you're against this will reinforce that view. That does not block the fact that this site, half a village in size is extremely impressive and worth visiting. Even on a gloomy day.
Former coal mine is preserved as a UNESCO site and you can wander around, take a guided tour, or visit the museums.
First, I spent about two hours doing the walk around the perimeter of the site. The buildings and mining equipment are huge. For...More
Coal mining is what drove the Ruhr's 'Golden Century' during the industrial revolution - here's a great big (huge !) museum to show you how and why. Explanations in German and English.
The only oddity is that they don't show you what happened underground, focusing...More
Its a must for all visitors.
This mine had shaped the history of Germany and may other coal mining nations. Make sure to visit the Coking plant first and get the timings for English tours which last for a hour mostly. In between you may...More
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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
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 well. Have fun!