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DASA

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Interesting to visit with kids

With bad weather conditions visiting this place is very nice and interesting for the kids. How the... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2017
Fvbokhhorst
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Essen, Germany
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Great Hands on experience and well worth the short trip out of town

Easy to find from the suburban train station. There are a great deal of 'hands on' exhibits... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Andrew L
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London
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Nov 5, 2017
“Good but mainly in German language... ”
Sep 27, 2017
“Frustrating unless you speak German”
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Friedrich-Henkel-Weg 1-25, 44149 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Very nice and interesting BUT take with you a person who speaks German. I got an IPad with some information in English but only 20-30%were translated. And many employers who speak only German! Disappointing for a such museum!

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

I was really excited about visiting this museum and getting a hands-on experience with different types of technology. Unfortunately, everything is only in German and most of it wasn't very intuitive, nor were there staff members around to help. Even when there were staff members...More

Thank Lizara K
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

With bad weather conditions visiting this place is very nice and interesting for the kids. How the industry worked in the past and is now working. The entree is very family friendly so that is not a problem. The restaurant area should be up graded...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2016

Easy to find from the suburban train station. There are a great deal of 'hands on' exhibits - great for children. I went with my son, there was a lot to see and do and the time flew by. A tip - If you don't...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The museum is interesting for everybody no matter what age or how much you are interested in techinical matters. I am not but every time I go there I learn ybout interesting things. My favorite is the wreck of a lorry which destroyed some houses...More

Thank Henriette L
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Museum of work, big place, need 2-3 hours to see everything, but more if you wish to listen and learn more... We enjoyed, both, adults and children! Old and new, past and future...

1  Thank Milica12
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

DASA is a very interesting place with lots of hands on experience. The stuff there is interesting for all ages - kids, teens, parents. The cons - English speaking personnel was difficult to find. Also all labels and tables are written in English, so there...More

Thank Pavel S
Reviewed December 9, 2014

We love visiting this with the whole family. Lots of great hands-on information. My boys loved to be able to try out things and learn about different types of work. Glad it had a little Cafe to take my parents to as well.

Thank Esthermaria001
Reviewed May 14, 2014

This walk around trought the history of the diferents jobs is really great, the reconstruction of all the tools and the posiibility to use the simulators availables give a nice chance to have a good time with all ages kids.

Thank Manuel R
Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Ever wondered how life has changed for those working in the power industry, airline pilots, construction workers, textile workers? This is the place to come. Very little in English (audio guide app opportunity? ), but due to how visual and interactive the exhibits are I...More

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