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Deutsches Bergbau-Museum, Bochum
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With about 400,000 visitors per year, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum is one of Germany's most visited museums and offers an extensive look into the world of mining from prehistoric times to the present day. The permanent exhibition presents different technologies used in the mining industry, shows raw materials and minerals extracted while mining, and provides information panels telling how mining has influenced the development of humans. Twenty meters (65 ft) below ground, you can tour a replica mine with a network of 2.5 km (1.5 mi) of tunnels. You can examine mining machines and learn about the everyday challenges of miners in this interactive area. Add Deutsches Bergbau-Museum and other attractions to your Bochum trip itinerary using our Bochum vacation planner.
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Nettes Museum zum Anfassen. Wenig zum Lesen, viel zum Sehen. Das Anschauungsbergwerk ist groß und nett zurecht gemacht. Der Herr an der Kasse ist ein Ruhrpott-Original mit viel Humor. Alles in allem e... read more »Nice Museum to be touched. Little to read, much to watch. The demonstration mine is large and nicely dressed. The men at the Office is a Ruhr area original humor. All in all a very nice morning.show original
Als wir dort waren, befand sich das Museum im Renovierungszustand, deshalb waren nicht alle Säle geöffnet. Von dem was wir sehen konnten war die Ausstellung sehr technisch. Auf jeden Fall muss die Gru... read more »When we were there, the Museum was located in the State of renovation, therefore not all of the rooms were open. From what we could see, the exhibition was very technically. In any case, the mine ride has to be done with!show original
If you do not understand the German language, you will feel a little out of touch. We Did the tour which in itself and visually was very interesting however there is no signage or a glimpse of English... read more »
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