Deutsches Bergbau-Museum in Bochum

Deutsches Bergbaumuseum in Bochum, Germany

The Deutsche Bergbau-Museum (German Mining Museum) consists of a show mine and a big collection of exhibits regarding mining. The photo above was taken at the elevator bringing visitors down to the show mine.


Ruhrtriennale in Bochum

Stage at Jahrhunderthalle in Bochum, Germany

The Ruhrtriennale is an annual music and arts festival in the Ruhr area of Germany. The locations of the Ruhrtriennale are generally industrial heritage sites like the Jahrhunderthalle in Bochum, the Zeche Zollverein or the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord.

Industrial Heritage

Jahrhunderthalle in Bochum

Jahrhunderthalle in Bochum, Germany

The Jahrhunderthalle is a venue for such famous events like the Ruhrtriennale. Interesting detail: The hall was constructed on top of an existing plant. After that, the soil was risen up to the level of the hall. So the first plant became part of the basement.