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Luftbild der Zeche Zollern. Foto: Sebastian Cintio

Information and Service

Address

Zeche Zollern

Grubenweg 5
44388 Dortmund

zeche-zollern@lwl.org

Tel: 02316961-211

Fax: 02316961-114

Opening hours

Tuesday-Sunday and public holidays 10-18
Final admission 17.30

Closed: Mondays (except public holidays) and from 23. Dec. 2020 -1. Jan. 2021

Admission charges

Adults: 5.00 Euro
Adults in groups of 16 persons or more: 4.50 euros
Reduced*: 2.50 Euro
Children, young people, pupils: free

* Those entitled to a reduction are recipients of current benefits under the Social Security Codes II and XII, students under 30, trainees, people doing voluntary service, people with a degree of disability of 50%.

Free admission
LWL Museums' Card, LVR Museums' Card, Deutscher Museumsbund, ICOM, RuhrtopCard (once only)

Food and drink

The “Pferdestall” restaurant, with a beer garden and a lounge seating up to 110 people, offers Westphalian specialities and international cuisine.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 12.00 to 24.00 (food until 22.00)
Monday closed
Wednesdays from 12 o'clock on potato fritter day

For reservations and information call 0231 6903236 and visit www.pferdestall.biz
Information for visitors:

During the day the restaurant is a catering facility for visitors to the museum. Even those who simply want to pay a spontaneous visit to the restaurant have to pay the normal museum entrance fee. Guests who only wish to visit the restaurant should reserve a table at the latest on the day before, by calling 0231 6903236. With such a reservation there is a reduced entrance charge of only 1 euro per person. If there is no reservation at the time of your visit, you will have to pay the full entrance price.

The restaurant is open to the public from 18.00.

For families

There is a playground for pre-school children (up to 7 years) behind the "Pferdestall" beer garden. Here children can play to their heart's content in the summer: slide down from a small pithead frame, sift sand and, above all, splash around with sand and water as much as they like. There is also a water pump and many mud pits and boxes as well as a wide net swing.

Children over 7 years of age can enjoy a cable car and spiral slide on the extended playground behind the historic workshop. The equipment is modelled on installations that used to exist below the surface. Picnic tables are also available in the immediate vicinity of the playground.

Dogs

Dogs may be taken on a leash into the outdoor area. However, dogs are not allowed in the buildings, with the exception of guide and assistance dogs.

Ein Hund guckt zwischen Rohren und Ventilen hindurch.

Photography

You are welcome to photograph your activities during your visit. You can share your pictures on social media under #lwlindustriemuseum und #zechezollern.
For commercial photos, prior consent must be obtained.

Ein Mann fotografiert einen Öltropfer in der Maschinenhalle

Shopping

The museum shop at the Zollern Colliery sells books, souvenirs of the Ruhrgebiet, toys and products from all the sites of the LWL Industrial Museum, like pit cloths and glass.
Open Tue - Sun 11.00 - 18.00. Tel. 0231 6961-202.

Blick in den Museumsshop

Arriving by car

A 40 Dortmund - Essen, exit "Dortmund-Lütgendortmund" / B 235, then follow the signs.

A 42 Dortmund - Oberhausen, exit “Castrop-Rauxel”, then B 235 and follow the signs.

A 45 Dortmund - Frankfurt, exit “Dortmund-Marten”, then take the motorway feeder road towards Dortmund-Marten and follow the signs.

Arriving by bus and rail

Bus stop "Industriemuseum Zollern" on line 462 (first take the underground line 47 to Dortmund-Huckarde bus station, then bus 462 in the direction of Dortmund-Marten to "Industriemuseum Zollern"

or

Bus stop "Bövinghauser Straße" on line 378 (S-Bahn line 1 to Bochum-Langendreer or S-Bahn line 4 to Dortmund-Lütgendortmund, then bus 378 in the direction of Castrop-Rauxel to "Bövinghauser Straße"; then walk for approx. 1 km; or by bus 462 in the direction of Huckarde, alight "Industriemuseum Zollern".

or

Railway line RB 43 ("Emschertal-Bahn") between Dortmund and Dorsten, alight "Dortmund-Bövinghausen". From there it's a ten-minute walk (exit towards the railway bridge, then right for 10 metres into Merklinder Straße, then diagonally left through the settlement: Plutostraße, Jupiterstraße, cross Rhader Weg diagonally left, Grubenweg)