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Dear visitors, 

Two new exhibitions, a digital tour across the historic buildings and the Ruhr Museum with ist famous special exhibitions – this and a lot more is now available again for guests.

The brand new exhibition „The Invisible Sculpture. The Expanded Concept of Art after Joseph Beuys“ can be visited in Hall 8, which has been completely renovated and transformed into an art exhibition location.

In the Portal of Industrial Heritage visitors can see a new exhibition called „180 Grad Ruhrgebiet“ by Diether Münzberg. It shows the structural transformation of the Ruhr area in after 1985.

Guided tours are allowed again. It is also possible to explore Zollverein with different Smartphone Applications. We regret that some apps are presently only available in German.

The Red Dot Design Museum is open again for visitors.

The restaurants at World Heritage Zollverein are open.

Amazement allowed: a unique place for experiences

Every day, the diverse offerings on the 100-hectare grounds invite visitors to experience the world of coal, coke, art, and culture in the heart of the Ruhr Area.

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