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Gasometer Oberhausen

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Address: Arenastr. 11, 46047 Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 208 8503730
10:00 - 18:00
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Visited another excellent exhibition in this beautiful piece of industrial heritage. This time "Wunder der Natur": always top exhibitions, so avoid the nearby shopping mall and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris J
Gulpen, The Netherlands
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Gulpen, The Netherlands
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207 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited another excellent exhibition in this beautiful piece of industrial heritage. This time "Wunder der Natur": always top exhibitions, so avoid the nearby shopping mall and choose culture!

Thank Chris J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The place was very interesting, although make sure to put on enough clothes during winter season! Still, definitely going there again! The current exhibition was really interesting, but maybe the attitude "less is more" would have benefited the setup. Now there was a bit of information overdose or so. I guess the idea is not to concentrate on every single... More 

Thank Aino L
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We went with kids, I recommend only with kids that are older than 7. We went with toddler and 5yr olds. Nature installation with photography was nice, kids loved seeing large sized animals and insects. We sat at the bottom of earth installation and it was really mesmerizing. It was cooold wear proper cloths.

Thank Nayda C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

This site was very skilfully turned into a museum with very interesting exhibits. It is nice, tastefully done and big enough so that even on a very busy day you don't trip over other visitors. Also the environment is iteresting as there is a site around the gasometer where children (and adults) can climb trees with ropes etc....

Thank AntwerpSunlover
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

once the temperature was very high, while working for the steel works , now : an exhibition place with one or two special exhibitions a year

Thank Guido R
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

If you go here during fall, winter, or spring, remember to wear enough clothing. It's very cold but the exhibitions are kinda cool. Make sure to check out the Earth on the top floor.

Thank MeelahM
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

From the outside this monstrous industrial relic looks just that - monstrous. However, what has been created on the inside was truly amazing. Initially I felt that an exhibition of photos was not going to be that good, but four hours later I realized that I had had a truly remarkable afternoon. The highlight of the exhibition is a 20... More 

Thank Stephen W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I have visited this place for two times. First time I say this place is amazing(arrangements, organizing, lights, elevator from inside and another's things) The roof from the top are amazing, a great view and I said is enough just to wait and watch. The price is average for one Museum like this.

Thank Aelc M
Montreal Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were visiting my brother who took us to see this Exhibition. The globe feature was amazing. A 20 meter diameter globe has hi-res moving satellite images projected on it, So you can view the earth from an astronauts viewpoint. The photographic displays were also incredible.

Thank engineer_greg
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

From the looks outside you would not think the inside would be as incredible/interesting as it is. There is an audio guide you can purchase for 3 euro, that explains exhibits to you. The photography is amazing that is displayed. It took us about 3 hours to go through the attraction, but we tend to read/look at everything. Exhibits have... More 

Thank Corrine J

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