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Address: Friedrich-Henkel-Weg 1-25, 44149 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 0231 9071-2479
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Ranked #3 of 66 things to do in Dortmund
Type: Specialty museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We love visiting this with the whole family. Lots of great hands-on information. My boys loved to be able to try out things and learn about different types of work. Glad it had a little Cafe to take my parents to as well.

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Dortmund, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This walk around trought the history of the diferents jobs is really great, the reconstruction of all the tools and the posiibility to use the simulators availables give a nice chance to have a good time with all ages kids.

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Ever wondered how life has changed for those working in the power industry, airline pilots, construction workers, textile workers? This is the place to come. Very little in English (audio guide app opportunity? ), but due to how visual and interactive the exhibits are I think still worthwhile. In our case my 13 year old got a glimpse into various... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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189 reviews 189 reviews
21 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Large, rather recent and obviously quite a lot of money invested.. so the result is even more disappointing. Nothing in English, basically no information even in German about the logical organization of the Museum which is just not understandable, and probably two third or more of the hands-on attractions not working... what's the point to offer such a potentially interesting... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Not what i expected at all. was really interesting. not much in english though. Went there for a meeting and got shown around. Lots of interesting material about work.

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Bochum, Germany
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163 reviews 163 reviews
89 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

sounds strange at first sight, a museum about health and safety, but very interesting with lots of industrial heritage and lots to do for the young and older ones

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