The UNESCO World Heritage Zollverein, known as the "most beautiful mine in the world", formerly the largest coal mine in the world and the largest central coking plant, impressively represents the transformation of an entire region.
Definitely worth a trip for young and old. An interactive exhibition that is fun for everyone. There is also a nicely decorated café inside and a sausage stall outside.Admission is not free for the exhibition.
EXTERNAL AREA OF THE UNESCO WORLD CUSTOMS CLUB The site of the UNESCO World Heritage Zollverein is always freely accessible. The world heritage includes the former shaft facilities XII, 1/2/8 and the coking plant Zollverein.Admission free
Zeche Zollverein cultural center including the Red Dot Design Museum and event halls. Outside of pandemics, also outside catering (before 2020 and after approx. 2021). Sometimes maybe during a pandemic.