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Gasometer

Address: Arenastrasse 11, 46047 Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 0208.850 37 30
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Ranked #1 of 1 Landmarks in Oberhausen
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Colleges & universities, Performances, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Colleges & universities, Performances, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Essen, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Bremgarten bei Bern, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Exhibition is good. But I liked the light-show in the big open room of the Gasometer most. I just went on looking - fascinating!

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Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We recently went to Oberhausen to visit the famed Gasometer. I had visited the place many years ago and had wanted to go back to it, to see if its magic still radiates. We went on a family trip with two young kids. The building is at first between boring and intriguing: tall but not spectacularly so, it has a... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

As the name suggests this is a decommissioned gasometer. From the roof you get a panoramic view of the Ruhr region. Inside on two floors of this immense space is an exhibition space and on the third floor a light show is projected onto the ceiling. At the moment the exhibition consists of statues and full size photos of works... More 

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Lima, Lima, Peru
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This building it can be boring but great at the same time, a person should know and choose when it is the time time to visit it, in my personal opinion i went a day when there was a Exhibition of abtracts images at the beggining and after that there was a concert of an Accordeon Orquestra. Also you can... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

What a pleasant surprise just steps away of the hotel Tryp Centro Oberhausen. The Gasometer was build 1928 with the only purpose to store gas produced by the local iron and steel industry. The massive structure has a 70-meter diameter and its height easily exceeds 100 meter. Visitors can access the rooftop via two lifts. The views are amazing!! Inside... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Dificult to uderstand what is the gasometer, short time to visit but not expensive. The atendants are very polited and give your good informations

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The display of the artwork was very well thought-out. Our guide was very good. The light show was exceptionally good and well worth allowing time to see the 20-minute sequence. Lunch was surprisingly good - expected burger and chips but had mezze type platters (group booking).

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Oss, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Easy to access with public transport,impressive landmark with views over the Ruhr. On a busy day the 2 lifts might not be enough.Within 5 minutes walk from a large indoor shopping center and boulevard with tens of great restaurants and bars.The first 2 floors are given over to the art exhibition while the main space is home to a spectacular... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Nice exhibition but the serenity and mood of the actual light projection inside of the gasometer was destroyed by two employees that had a half hour long loud discussion with each other. We asked them to quiet down and the did so for a few minutes before talking loud again.

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