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Bad Sassendorf | Germany
The Museum “Westphalian Salt Experience” traces 5.000 years of history that salt and brine made along the ancient trade route of the Hellweg and it sheds light on various aspects of salt that are less known. Brine, salty water which washes out subterranean deposits of rock salt, surfaced along the ...
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Westphalian Salt Experience
An der Rosenau 2
59505 Bad Sassendorf, Germany

Balve | Germany
Smoking chimneys and industrial spires towering into the heavens! Not here! The Luisenhütte in Balve-Wocklum looks almost cosy. No steel, no complicated tangles of pipes, no gigantic engine house. Instead there’s an angular half-timbered quarry-stone building set amongst quiet trees, and a nearby ...
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Luisenhütte
Wocklumer Allee
58802 Balve, Germany

Baruth | Germany
In 1716 Count Sigismund Friedrich (1696-1738) established a glassworks about 7 km from the small town of Baruth that lies 60 km south of Berlin. The community that grew up around the works gained the name ‘Glashütte’. The works continued to operate until 1980.The historical monument Baruther ...
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Baruth Glassmaking Village
Hüttenweg 20
15837 Baruth, Germany

Bendorf-Sayn | Germany
The casting hall in the Gothic style at the Bendorf ironworks, Sayn, 10 km north of Koblenz, is one of the most monumental industrial buildings in Europe. A blast furnaces was built at Bendorf in 1769 by Clemens Wenzeslaus, Elector of Trier. When the state of Nassau was absorbed into Prussia the ...
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Sayner Hütte iron works
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In der Sayner Hütte
56170 Bendorf-Sayn, Germany

Benndorf | Germany
Broad, undulating fields and rows of fruit trees line the stretch of the oldest narrow-gauge railway in Germany. At the front of the train is one of the original Mansfeld steam engines. Clattering behind it are historic wagons with open platforms and round iron stoves. Re-greened spoil tips which ...
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The Mansfeld Works Railway Line
Hauptstraße 15
06308 Benndorf, Germany

The museum of communications in Berlin claims to be Europe’s oldest postal museum. The collection was established in 1872 by the postmaster of imperial Germany, Heinrich von Stephan (1831-97), who, in 1866, had been commissioned by the government of Prussia to establish a federal postal service, ...
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Berlin Museum of Communications
Leipziger Strasse 16
10117 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
Brewhouse, warehouse, cooper’s workshop, horse stables, canteen and children’s home: the preserved complex of the historic Schultheiss Brewery clearly illustrates how a company that once ranked among the largest breweries in Europe was organized around 1900. The renovated industrial monument ...
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Culture Brewery
Schönhauser Allee 36
10405 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
How does electricity get into the socket? The Energy Museum in Berlin does not only vividly illustrate how electricity is generated and distributed, but it also traces the development of communication technology and home appliances. Several exhibits are shown in action. Whoever, for instance, kept ...
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Energy Museum
Teltowkanalstraße 9
12247 Berlin, Germany

The Friedrichshagen Waterworks in Berlin was considered the largest and most modern of its kind in Europe when it was completed in 1888. Its various buildings are dispersed in a park-like setting on the bank of the Müggelsee. The principal engineer was the Englishman Henry Gill, and the buildings ...
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Friedrichshagen Waterworks Museum
Müggelseedamm 307
12587 Berlin, Germany

Eingebettet zwischen Gewerbebauten und Hauptverkehrsstraße gleicht der Landschaftspark Herzberge einer Oase der Entschleunigung im Großstadtgetriebe. Mittendrin das Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts aus Backstein errichtete Gebäude-Ensemble des Evangelischen Krankenhauses Königin Elisabeth Herzberge. Das ...
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Herzberge Boiler House Museum
Herzbergstraße 79
10365 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
The industrial district Schöneweide is closely linked to Emil Rathenau. In 1896 he purchased an area of 92,000 square meters next to the river Spree to establish the Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG). Thus, he laid the foundations of one of the major industrial sites of his time. One year ...
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Industriesalon Schöneweide
Besucherzentrum für Industriekultur
Reinbeckstraße 9
12459 Berlin, Germany

Bestwig | Germany
Unternehmen Sie eine Entdeckungsreise ins Innere der Erde und erleben die Faszination Bergbau hautnah. Nachdem Sie mit Helm und Schutzkleidung versorgt wurden, fahren Sie mit der originalen Grubenbahn 1,5 km in den Berg ein. 300 m unter Tage - die Temperatur beträgt hier im Sommer wie im Winter ca. ...
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Sauerland visitor mine
Sauerländer Besucherbergwerk Ramsbeck
Glück-Auf-Straße 3
59909 Bestwig, Germany

Bitterfeld-Wolfen | Germany
"Women Make Better Diplomats", starring Marika Rökk, was the title of a costume movie made in 1941, that was hugely popular in Germany in the middle of the Second World War. But the real star of this shallow piece of trivia was not so much Frau Rökk as the newfangled Agfacolor process. For this film ...
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Industry and Filmmuseum
Chemiepark Bitterfeld-Wolfen Areal A
Bunsenstr. 4
06766 Bitterfeld, Germany

Dozens of children’s’ dreams are simultaneously fulfilled here. For example when the eyes of large and small railway fans light up as they climb into the driver’s cab of a steaming locomotive to watch the stoker shovelling coal into the crackling oven. Sometimes there’s a whole train attached to the ...
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Bochum-Dahlhausen Railway Museum
Dr.-C.-Otto-Straße 191
44879 Bochum, Germany

Bochum | Germany
This impressive hall was built as an exhibition hall by the Bochumer Verein ironworks for the 1902 world exhibition in Düsseldorf, after which it was used as a gas-blower and dynamo station in the cast-iron works. The airy steel construction is one of the first examples of purely functional ...
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Hall of the Century Bochum
An der Jahrhunderhalle 1
44793 Bochum, Germany

Borken (Hessen) | Germany
Borken is an old town in Hesse, 45 kilometers southwest of Kassel and roughly the same distance northeast of Marburg, in the heart of a region that relied on lignite mining for more than 400 years. The museum, founded in 1992 and located in a timber-framed building called Am Amtsgericht in the town ...
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Hessian Brown Coal Mining Museum
Am Freilichtmuseum 1
34582 Borken (Hessen), Germany

Braunsbedra | Germany
Slender, pointed gable windows and a rosette in the middle of the red brick facade make the Pfännerhall central workshop look more like the outside of a church. But once inside it is patently clear that this building was once used to house briquette-making machines and repair locomotives. Nowadays ...
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Pfännerhall Central Workshop
Grubenweg 4
06242 Braunsbedra, Germany

The town of Crimmitschau lies on the River Pleisse about 17 km north-west of Zwickau. Domestic textile manufacturing flourished in the region in the early 19th century, but from the 1850s production was concentrated in factories to such an extent that by 1900 the town was regarded as the ‘stadt der ...
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Saxony Industrial Museum | Pfau Brothers Cloth Factory
Leipziger Strasse 125
08451 Crimmitschau, Germany

Darmstadt | Germany
The museum, built by Alfred Messel in 1902, houses various interesting collections for example history of art, cultural history, geology, palaeontology and zoology. It is known as one of the very few universal museums in the world. Special exhibitions that take place regularly complete the museums ...
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Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Abteilung Schriftguss, Satz und Druckverfahren
Kirschenallee 88
64293 Darmstadt, Germany

Dessau-Roßlau | Germany
Fireproof, weatherproof, resilient, comfortable and extremely safe. These are the properties that swiftly made Junkers aircraft classics of aviation history. Less well-known are the other achievements of the famous aeroplane manufacturer, above all the invention of the bathroom gas geyser which ...
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Dessau technical museum
Kühnauer Straße 161
06846 Dessau-Roßlau, Germany