Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum

Discover Industrial Culture

This is where the formation, extraction, mining and processing of mineral resources all become understandable. As one of eight Leibniz research museums, the German Museum Bochum gives you the opportunity to discover the many different sides to mining. Exciting discoveries await you at the four areas of the permanent exhibition, which was launched in 2019, which cover the topics of coal, mining, mineral resources and art. Models and original machines, some of which you can even set in motion yourself, as well as the demonstration mine and shaft elevator simulator, which give you a realistic picture of mining, are part of the informative offering above and below ground. A trip to the pithead frame beckons after your visit.

Combine a visit to the Bergbau-Museum Bochum with a detour to Zeche Hannover (Hannover Colliery) and Zeche Knirps (Knirps Colliery).


One free entry to the museum, incl. permanent exhibition, demonstration mine and trip up the tower.

Additional information

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Price without RUHR.TOPCARD

Euro 10

opening hours

You can find detailed information on opening hours and special events here.

Address & Contact

Am Bergbaumuseum 28
44791 Bochum
Tel. 0234 5877-126 (Tues-Fri 9 a.m. to 3 p.m)