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Address: Arenastrasse 11, 46047 Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 0208.850 37 30
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A nice treat...

Splendid view over the Ruhr area. Nice lightshow. Just relax in one of the fatboy. Close your eyes & enjoy. Just one tip to the organizing team... @gasometer: add some colors to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Splendid view over the Ruhr area. Nice lightshow. Just relax in one of the fatboy. Close your eyes & enjoy. Just one tip to the organizing team... @gasometer: add some colors to the show.

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Weymouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We spent a week in the Ruhr area visiting historical sites and for us this was the highlight and an object lesson in the creative use of old industrial buildings. The bottom of the old gasometer has been turned into two floors housing art exhibitions - the one when we visited was entitled ' The Appearance of Beauty'. This was... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a renovated industrial size gas container/holder, that spans 100 metres high. A very good initiative to reuse an industrial site, and create an exhibition space on many levels. The entry fee of €9 per person is not exorbitant, considering what we saw. Der Shone Sheine (the beautiful illusion).. a collection of world famous paintings, printed onto glossy boards,... More 

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Not really special, the inside have a sort of lightshow and an exposition from art ( copy's ). But on a clear day the view from the top is great.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The Gasometer has trendy themes from all around the world. The last theme was amazing and its always well worth the money. Even if its just for the stunning view. If you are around, go check it out.

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Essen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

When you want to understand what was going on in the Ruhrgebiet before and how things changed, this is the place. Take a walk on the outside stairs and you will see the whole area. But also the exhibitions inside are brilliant, because the building is so unique.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

In Oberhausen for a concert we were looking for something else to do. Not wanting to do the standard tourist things like SeaLife and the security exhibition we went to the Gasometer instead. This was one of the highlights of our holiday - an amazing art exhibition with English labels and an English audio guide, a fabulous light show in... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This enormous industrial relic was saved by public demand and has been renovated to provide a brilliant exhibition space with a lift to the roof and amazing views over a vast area. Well worth a detour

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Bandung
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

when i went there, there was an exhibition where you can see famous international paintings. Also visit the 320 light on the 3rd floor. if you want a cityview, visit the 10th floor where you can see the Oberhausen city from such height :)

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Essen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

One of the largest gasstoragebuildings of old industrial times has become a place of cultural highlights , moments of awareness and great top view. A landmark 118m high , getting up with an inside Elevator , or by steps ( ha!! ), you will have a great view over all the "Ruhrgebiet " and nearby places worth to go. Inside... More 

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