We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum

Dr.-C.-Otto-Str. 191, 44879 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 234 492516
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Good museum

A lot of large locs are displayed at this large museum. The trains are very well preserved and show... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
Apocalyptic6
via mobile
impressive museum

First time I went to the museum and it was surprising me. Even underground trains can be seen... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2017
tcgoebel
,
Bochum, Germany
Read all 82 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“steam” (5 reviews)
“roundhouse” (2 reviews)
“rides” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Dr.-C.-Otto-Str. 191, 44879 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
CONTACT
Website
+49 234 492516
Write a Review
Reviews (82)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

A lot of large locs are displayed at this large museum. The trains are very well preserved and show the industrial history of the railway. Furthermore it was a good visit. Be prepared for an outdoor oriented museum, and the price could have been lower...More

Thank Apocalyptic6
Reviewed June 14, 2017

First time I went to the museum and it was surprising me. Even underground trains can be seen working. Impressive objects.just brilliant

Thank tcgoebel
Reviewed August 29, 2016

By time the visit I mean get a time table on line or at the tourist office and THEN see the steam trains of yesterday. Go on a Sunday and enjoy a journey - or simply take in the museum.

Thank alexingohr
Reviewed April 17, 2016

I don't agree with some previous commentators, OK this was not quite a normal day but the normal sights on such a day are alone well worth seeing. On this day in mid April there was a steam mementos flea market , a huge second-hand...More

1  Thank Teuchter_11
Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is one of the best railway museums in Germany. It is mostly operated by volunteers and has limited opening days to keep down the running costs. Being in Germany there are many safety rules about being near machinery, which usually means hands off unless...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed September 11, 2014

if you don't have te opportunity to be there on a steam day (20 sept in 2014 ),it is rather disappointing .Few comments in English.Lots of steam engines and coaches in the roundhouse and elsewhere but you can't get inside; Only for real train buffs..

Thank Pausadias
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Maybe we came on the wrong day, or at the wrong time or just came... They had an array of steam locomotives which were very impressive. But my kids wanted to see the inside and could not. They wanted to have a go in one...More

Thank Kuno1967
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Not every day you get to ride on a railbus; mining train and push the handle on one of those Great St Trinian Robbery track carts. This is a smallish museum but fills a half day with great exhibits and things to ride on. We...More

Thank HolidayGB
Reviewed April 5, 2012

One of the biggest Railway Museums in Germany, working Steam Locomotives (special dates) vintage trains in the Ruhr valley (special dates)

2  Thank Gerd H
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurant Hannappel
77 reviews
.92 miles away
Landgasthaus Brandenburg
57 reviews
1.63 miles away
Zum Ponton
13 reviews
1.18 miles away
Restaurant Esszimmer Hattingen
19 reviews
1.56 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Altstadt Hattingen
108 reviews
3.49 miles away
LWL-Industriemuseum Henrichshutte Hattingen
54 reviews
3.22 miles away
Bugeleisenhaus
14 reviews
3.48 miles away
St. Georgs-Kirche.
10 reviews
3.47 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit