Bochum has changed. Once a heavy-industrial town, it has become a flourishing, lively metropolis in the heart of the Ruhr region. The diversity of leisure and cultural activities on offer is particularly attractive and continues to enthrall residents and visitors on a daily basis. You can find more information on cultural activities in Bochum here.


A huge variety of museums and exhibitions awaits you in Bochum. From the history of mining to classical and modern art to the history of the telephone: there’s sure to be something to your liking. more...

City Sightseeing Tours

Tours and group activities with a difference: Not only do we deliver an entertaining blend of adventure and information, we also offer various activities to help make your time in Bochum an unforgettable experience, whether you choose to explore by bus, bicycle or on foot.


Culture is the vehicle for change - a mainstay of solidarity and identity. Discover the history of Bochum through its spectacular historic sites! Discover Bochum as the Festival Venue RUHR: unusual, creative, likable - all in all, a totally endearing city! more...

Leisure time

Relaxation in the park, in the depths of the North Sea or in the green south: enjoy your leisure time in Bochum’s attractive spots! more...

Performance spaces

The evening programme leaves nothing to be desired. World-class theatre, small stage or Starlight Express. Bochum has something to suit all tastes! more...


A leisurely ride through the Ruhr valley or a more sporty workout along a hilly route - both options are possible for cycling in Bochum. The city can be explored via the numerous cycle paths, which pass by surprising scenes of nature and imposing reminders of the city's industrial history. More

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