German Mining Museum
Am Bergbaumuseum 28, 44791 Bochum, Germany
About German Mining Museum
This 12,000 m² open-air exhibition is one of the most visited museums in Germany and the largest mining museum globally. As a research institute, it is a renowned research establishment for mining history. Above-ground exhibitions, and a reconstructed show mine below the museum give visitors insights into the world of mining.
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