Did you know ...

that the German mining museum in Bochum is the largest mining museum in the world?

With around 400.000 visitors a year it is also one of the most popular museums in Germany. A major attraction is the replica of a mine twenty metres below the ground, complete with coal seams, galleries, shaft equipment and huge mining machines. The German Mining Museum is a part of the Ruhrgebiet regional trail on the European Route of Industrial Heritage.

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