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Address: Friedrich-Henkel-Weg 1-25, 44149 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 231 90712479
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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 - great for children. I went with my son, there was a lot to see and do and the time... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Andrew L
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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 speak German then use 'Google translate' on your phone to get the most out of... More 

Thank Andrew L
Dortmund, Germany
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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 as it crashed into them.

Thank Henriette L
Novi Sad
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 are quite lots of things that you may not fully understand and enjoy. Nevertheless, this... More 

Thank Pavel S
Wayland, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
Dortmund, Germany
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 madcelta
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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 think still worthwhile. In our case my 13 year old got a glimpse into various... More 

1 Thank Guy E
Geneva, Switzerland
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679 reviews
230 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2014

Large, rather recent and obviously quite a lot of money invested.. so the result is even more disappointing. Nothing in English, basically no information even in German about the logical organization of the Museum which is just not understandable, and probably two third or more of the hands-on attractions not working... what's the point to offer such a potentially interesting... More 

2 Thank JMGeneva
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2013

Not what i expected at all. was really interesting. not much in english though. Went there for a meeting and got shown around. Lots of interesting material about work.

2 Thank SteveBGlasgow
Bochum, Germany
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187 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2012

sounds strange at first sight, a museum about health and safety, but very interesting with lots of industrial heritage and lots to do for the young and older ones

3 Thank Gerd H

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