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Address: Rathausstrasse, 66333 Voelklingen, Saarland, Germany
Phone Number: +49 6898 9100100
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Amazing place

I have to admit I'm a tech nerd and I absolutely love this old factory. The old raw buildings and equipments are beautifully used as background for telling the history. I spent a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Per N
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to admit I'm a tech nerd and I absolutely love this old factory. The old raw buildings and equipments are beautifully used as background for telling the history. I spent a bit more than 3 hours here.

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Thank Per N
Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

It's a huge place, where we can feel a little bit the oppressive of the years of Industrial Revolution. It's a necessary place to visit, but I would recommend to be in a good mood when visiting.

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France
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I really enjoyed my time there,i stayed 4 hours or even more! I tooked a lot of picture! Really good visit to suggest you...

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Thank Aure57150
Raleigh, North Carolina
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411 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This place is amazing! We arrived about 4pm during the week and we were told it was free. I'm not sure if it was the day or the time. We stayed until it closed (7pm) and loved every minute of it. It seems like there are many offshoots and options, so we backtracked a few times to make sure we... More 

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Thank NCtravelz
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Unesco industrial heritage, very interesting and definitely worth a visit. We walked miles under, over and through the ironworks, with impressive exhibitions, panoramic views and interesting demonstration models for kids. Entry costs €15 for adults but you can wander as long as you like. I would recommend good shoes for walking and claiming up and down gantry steps.

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Thank Bizzy6
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This was an awesome experience. The entry fee is pretty expensive (15 EUR), but it's worth every cent. We spent a good 4-4,5 hours going around the ironworks, the exhibitions and all the things around. It's a must for all steampunk lovers. Rusty pipes, trains, lots and lots of bolts everywhere. Superrecommended.

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Thank Balazs J
Bad Homburg, Hessen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is definitely worth a stop when passing near Saarbruecken, Germany. A USESCO World Heritage Site, this former working iron works offers many hours of viewing exhibits about the history of the industry, the working conditions in the plant, the role it played during the war years and what came after it closed. Visitors are free to wander through kilometers... More 

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Thank Karl W
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Amazing overview of the history of an industry. The place is huge and there are great photography opportunities !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited this unique site to enjoy these massive and decaying machines. It was really breathtakingly and we will definitely visit again.

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Thank Jorik J
Bad Sackingen, Germany
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

A precious part of German industrial history- you can wander around in an old ironwork, stand on a blast furnace and get to know everything about steel, iron and their history in Saarland. I would definetely recommend it, especially with kids that are already in school.

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