Visit and guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage Zeche Zollverein
Zollverein was once renowned as the most beautiful colliery in the
world, and is now the most famous tourist attraction of the Ruhr
metropolis, and is also a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.
With its museum, restaurants, events and culture, the change the
region has undergone is truly visible here. The Zollverein World
Heritage Site is now the best known industrial monument in the Ruhr
Area, and is the centre point of its creativity-based economy.
Visit of Ruhr Museum
The Ruhr Museum is situated in the former coal washery of the Zollverein Coal Mine, Shaft XII. It considers itself asthe memory and display window of the Ruhr Metropolis. With more than 6,000 exhibits,
its permanent exhibition features the fascinating natural and cultural
history of the Ruhr Area. The present, the pre-industrial memory and
the region’s dramatic history in the industrial eraare illustrated on three