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LWL-Industriemuseum Henrichshutte Hattingen

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Beautiful location

Perfect place for abstract photography and digging into the heart of a steelfactory. Very... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2016
SteveGoldgap
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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Steel factory

Once outside you go back in time. Passing an old tram (nostalgia). You see huge equipment all over... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2016
peter3764
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Soest, The Netherlands
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May 29, 2016
“Beautiful location”
May 2, 2016
“Steel factory”
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Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for abstract photography and digging into the heart of a steelfactory. Very authentic, rusty and lovely. Nothing artificial or decorated but true history. Love it !

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank SteveGoldgap
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Once outside you go back in time. Passing an old tram (nostalgia). You see huge equipment all over the place. Very impressive and realizing making steel is a totally different process than working in information technology. I was impressed. You walk thru the process step...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank peter3764
Reviewed December 3, 2015

Great park with great views from the top of the steel ovens. There were demonstrations of molding steel into shapes. Also tours into a mine, but when I wanted to join the group was too large already (it was museum weekend, so probably more crowded...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Henrichshütte is a lively place even though it's been closed for years - there are different outdoor paths for industrial history, the recovery of nature and for children. Different guided tours for adults and for children are on offer as well. The indoor part...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank nightfairy76
Reviewed May 30, 2014

This museum gives good iformation about steel and coal industrie informer times. The Complete plant was disassembled from Chinese workers and transfered to Chine. There it is still working. In germany the plant was not anymore feasible. 18.000 workers lost there job. But they stay...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

A fantastic place for all those "how does it work" freaks. A perfect explanation for young and old on how blast furnace works - from the train station where iron ore gets delivered to the ready product. Additionally fantastic kids playground.

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Piotr S
Reviewed September 12, 2013

Having done quite a few of the Ruhr Valley museums we thought a steel museum would help piece together the story of coal and energy in the valley. Wow this place is great. You wander through the bunkers and follow the path of the raw...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank HolidayGB
Reviewed November 25, 2012

A former steel-plant, now a museum. You can walk through the factory, up the hochofen. Great if you like steel-making history and everything they needed to do this. Good restaurant too and the machinenhalle is likely to open up next year.

Date of experience: November 2012
Thank Bart565
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