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Bochum - Deutsches Bergbau-Museum mit Fördergerüst Zeche Germania 02 | by Daniel Mennerich
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Bochum - Deutsches Bergbau-Museum mit Fördergerüst Zeche Germania 02

The Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM), with its 400,000 visitors a year, one of the most visited museums in Germany. It is one of the most important mining museum in the world and a renowned research institute for mining history. The headframe, originally part of the Germania mine in Dortmund, in good weather offers a wide view over Bochum and the Ruhr.

 

It dates from the years 1938/39 and was also designed by Fritz Schupp. It is 71.40 meters high and 650 tons. The viewing platforms are located, accessible by lift, to 50 m and to reach about other steps, in 62 m height.

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Taken on April 5, 2011