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Address: Rathausstrasse, 66333 Voelklingen, Saarland, Germany
Phone Number: +49 6898 9100100
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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history of an industry

Amazing overview of the history of an industry. The place is huge and there are great photography opportunities !

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing overview of the history of an industry. The place is huge and there are great photography opportunities !

Thank alwaystravel_15
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited this unique site to enjoy these massive and decaying machines. It was really breathtakingly and we will definitely visit again.

Thank Jorik J
Bad Sackingen, Germany
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

A precious part of German industrial history- you can wander around in an old ironwork, stand on a blast furnace and get to know everything about steel, iron and their history in Saarland. I would definetely recommend it, especially with kids that are already in school.

Thank leventsurlevisage
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Now then sad Geography teacher in the house! This was a must see for me so dragged the family around and explained the processes. They loved it. Its a cathedral to an industry in decline(in the UK at least). Great displays that were helpfully in English. I can say that of all the culture that I saw in Berlin, Dresden,... More 

Thank Russell G
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing experience , very big historic site with a lot to see , you can actually feel the depth of history within the place ... Very enjoyable time.

Thank Britishman-traveller
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41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Without previous planning this was recommended to us by the tourist office in Saarbrücken. We have seen other museums of this type, but we did not regret coming at all. The dimensions and the way of guiding the visitor through the immense industrial site deserves well the UNESCO status. They have an interesting link between art exhibition and industrial cultural... More 

Thank Joachim F
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

This is by far the best industrial museum that I have ever visited, and my excellent morning began well when I was given a surprise free entry! The 'exhibit' is incredible and the self-guided tour is laid out perfectly with the ideal balance of information pitched at a good level. There is one employee, the person at the door, and... More 

Thank willswitchengage
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This World Heritage site came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. Usually one visits cultural and architectural sites but this one is one very extensive industrial site. If you take full advantage of all the mill has to offer, you will get your exercise. There is a lot of climbing but that is the fun of exploring this mill.... More 

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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our main reason to visit the Huette was to see the Egyptian display which runs through April 2015. The display was interesting and gave me a look into not only how various Egyptian structures were built but also how the after life was so important to the Egyptians. The display was inside the steel factory so it was an interesting... More 

Thank MaineiacGermany
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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112 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We went there from Saarbrücken by local train (10 min + 3 min walk) with a 4 y.o. child and spent around 2.5 hours at this outstanding monument of industrial history. It all looks as if just deserted yesterday. One can climb up (wearing helmets) to the top of the very tall ovens having a spectacular view over all these... More 

Thank Jemina024

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