ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

Get Travalour for free on Google Play

ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

Bleckstraße 64, 45889 Gelsenkirchen, Germany


About ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

Founded in April 1949 as Ruhr-Zoo, it is one of the most modern zoological gardens in Germany. It is known for its panoramas and cultural approach. The main attractions are big animals, mostly mammals; The zoo has no aquarium, insectarium, or other smaller animal facilities.

Attractions near ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex (Welterbe Zollverein)7.6km from ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

This large former industrial site in the city of Essen is a UNESCO world heritage site since 2001 and one of the important places in the European Route in Industrial Heritage. It was Founded in 1847, and is ranked as the largest of its kind in Europe. Built in the New Objectivity style, it is considered an architectural and technical masterpiece, earning it a reputation as the "most beautiful coal mine in the world".

German Mining Museum9.41km from ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

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.

Tetraeder10.54km from ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

The Tetrahedron in Bottrop city is a steel structure with a side length of 60m, resting on four concrete pillars. Opened on October 3, 1995, it is located on top of the mine dump Halde Beckstraße and serves as the town's landmark.

Botanischer Garten Grugapark15.14km from ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

It is a municipal botanical garden located in the Essen city. It was established in 1927 for entertainment, education, and research. Parts of the garden was destroyed in World War II, it was rebuilt and re-designed in 1965.

Gasometer Oberhausen17.44km from ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

This 1920s industrial landmark is a former gas tank that was rebuilt after World War II in Oberhausen, Germany. The tank was converted into an exhibition and hosted several large scale exhibitions. It is an important point in the European Route of Industrial Heritage and the Industrial Heritage Trail.

Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord23.7km from ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

It is a public park located in Duisburg-Meiderich, designed in 1991. The park was constructed with the intention that it work to heal and understand the industrial past, rather than trying to reject it. The park closely associates itself with the site's past use: a coal and steel production plant that was abandoned in 1985, and the agricultural land it had been before the mid 19th century.

Where is ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen

Discover more attractions in North Rhine-Westphalia, where ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen is located

North Rhine-Westphalia is the most populated state in the country, with 17,912,134 people representing 21.5% of the population. It is located in western Germany, covering an area of 34,084 km, which makes it the fourth largest state out of 16 states in Germany.