The best museums in Bochum in March 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Bochum, Germany, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Bochum:

  1. Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum1

    Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum

    Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (The German Mining Museum) is a museum in Bochum that presents four tours. Tour 1 presents the history of German coal and tour 2 delves into the global relationships between humans and mining – across eras and sectors. Tour 3 and 4 cover the topics of natural resource
  2. Zeiss Planetarium2

    Zeiss Planetarium

    The Zeiss Planetarium Bochum is a planetarium in Bochum in Germany. It was opened in 1964 and since then belongs to the most modern facilities of its kind worldwide. Under the dome with a diameter of 20 meters is space for around 260 people. A central projector shows the starry sky under the dome ro
  3. Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum3

    Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum

    Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum is a 1.9-hectare zoo in Bochum that is located in the city park. The zoo is home to about 3,900 animals consisting of around 330 species. The Fossilium features many different fossils.
  4. Bochum Dahlhausen Railway Museum4

    Bochum Dahlhausen Railway Museum

    The Bochum Dahlhausen Railway Museum (Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum) is a railway museum in Bochum in Germany. It is located in a locomotive depot that was built between 1916 and 1918 and consists of 46,000 square metres, making it the biggest railway museum in Germany. In the middle of the museum, there i
  5. Museum unter Tage - MuT5

    Museum unter Tage - MuT

    The Museum unter Tage - MuT fulfills two functions: one third (about 500 m2) of the exhibition space is used for temporary exhibitions and two-thirds (approximately 1,000 m2) of the exhibition space serves to permanently present parts of the collection. This includes about 350 works of landscape art

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