German Mining Museum
This museum provides an insight into the lives and working conditions of former miners, in addition to the techniques used in mines, yesterday and today. A mine museum (Schaubergwerk) has been created with 2.5km/1.5mi of underground tunnels. Visitors can also climb the 62m/203ft-high pithead frame to gaze over fine views of Bochum and its surrounding area.
Address:Am Bergbaumuseum 28, 44791 Bochum
Phone:+49 234 5877126
Price:6.50 € €
daily except Mon 8.30am-5pm, weekends 10am-5pm - closed 1 Jan, 1 May, 23-26 and 31 Dec