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Voelklinger-Huette

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Address: Rathausstrasse, 66333 Voelklingen, Saarland, Germany
Phone Number: +49 6898 9100100
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A Must visit when you in saarbrucken !!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

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.

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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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

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 

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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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Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 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 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

The iron and steel works were shut down in 1986 and are now kind of "industrial cathedral" : GIGANTIC, IMPRESSIVE, HUGE .... Walkways with signposts take you on an unforgettable tour , multimedia presentation is very good. In winter you better put on a warm jacket as it can be cold and windy outside. The EGYPT exhibition was very interesting... More 

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Steinwenden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had a wonderful day visiting the Ironworks factory. The Egyptian exhibit was awesome and we hope to come back to see what other exhibits will be featured. The factory itself was awesome to walk through and to explore the history of the factory.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Enjoyed several hours wandering around this amazing industrial site. So much to see. The exhibition showing 25 years since the unification is an added bonus. The Egyptian exhibits are superb and there is just so much too see. Highly recommended!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Coming from near Ironbridge in Telford (UK), a World Heritage site for iron manufacture, it was great to visit Volklingen Ironworks. Not only is it a fascinating museum but the ability to get 'nose close' and climb onto the structure is second to none! There is masses to see (as well as traveling exhibitions that they host - I think... More 

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