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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
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 =)
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
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
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