The Ruhr Museum understands itself as a mirror to the history of the Ruhr metropolis and as a place to revive memories. It was opened to the public in 2010 to complement the activities of the European cultural capital celebrations.
The museum is located in the old coal washing complex on the impressive Zeche Zollverein areal. Comprehensive collections include the topics of geology, archaeology, history and photography.
In its first year alone, over half a million people visited the impressive building. It attracts both tourists as well as schoolchildren as an aid their studies.
By Vincent Green, Mar 22 2021