Locations

Museums

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.
Deutsches Bergbau-Museum

German Mining Museum

“Glück auf!” – And down we go to the demonstration mine: The world’s largest mining museum offers a rare insight into the internal workings of a mine. more...
Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum

Railway Museum Bochum

This is where railway history comes alive: On the site of the one-time railway maintenance shop at Bochum-Dahlhausen is the Germany’s largest private railway museums. more...
Kunstmuseum Bochum

Bochum Art Museum

Across from the city’s public park with its many steel artworks, you’ll find Bochum Art Museum. more...

Hannover Colliery and Kiddies Colliery

In Bochum-Hordel is an impressive testimony to the era of coal mining: Hannover Colliery more...
Situation Kunst

Situation Kunst - for Max Imdahl

The parkland belonging to the Haus Weitmar houses the art collection of the museum “Situation Kunst” belonging to the Ruhr University Bochum. more...

Moated Castle Haus Kemnade and Farmhouse Museum

Just a stone’s throw from the river Ruhr is Haus Kemnade, a picturesque moated castle. more...

Art Collections of Ruhr University Bochum

Antique art and modern art come together in the Art Collections of Ruhr University Bochum, more...

Hans and Hede Grumbt Collection of Musical Instruments

The historical walls of the moated castle Haus Kemnade are home to the largest collection of musical instruments in North-Rhine Westphalia: the Hans and Hede Grumbt collection and the Johan van Kalker collection of clarinets. more...

Ehrich East Asian Collection

He travelled the globe in search of artworks: Kurt Ehrich, who was born and raised in Bochum, collected East Asian art on his extensive travels in Buddhist countries. more...

History of Medicine Collection of Ruhr University Bochum

The Malakow tower of the former Julius Philipp colliery today houses an unusual exhibition which traces how medicine “gained mastery” over the human body. more...
Eine Ausstellungsvitrine im Puzzleum in Bochum.

Puzzleum

In 1999 a unique museum was opened in Lothringen cultural centre. Located in the foyer of a “Theater Zauberkasten”, the Puzzleum displays a large number of exhibits revolving around the theme of puzzles. more...

Local History Museum in Helfs Hof

Helfs Hof was first mentioned in a document from the 13th century. It is a historical gem which was carefully renovated between 1972 and 1974. more...

Observatory Bochum

The infinite expanse of the universe has always held a fascination for us humans. more...

Telephone Museum

The location itself is impressive: The museum of Telekom- Historik Bochum e.V. is in what used to be an automatic telephone exchange more...
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