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
Time the Visit

By time the visit I mean get a time table on line or at the tourist office and THEN see the steam... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
alexingohr
,
Dormagen, Germany
Fantastich, Maravillosa, Great

I don't agree with some previous commentators, OK this was not quite a normal day but the normal... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Teuchter_11
,
Tain, United Kingdom
Read all 71 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers 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 (71)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 29 August 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 17 April 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 14 September 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 11 September 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 13 April 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 11 September 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 5 April 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Google Translation

More

Thank Andre W
Reviewed 11 April 2017
Google Translation

More

Thank Uschi M
Reviewed 13 March 2017
Google Translation

More

Thank birgitw77
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurant Hannappel
73 reviews
1.59 km away
Landgasthaus Brandenburg
51 reviews
2.62 km away
Zum Ponton
11 reviews
1.79 km away
Restaurant Esszimmer Hattingen
16 reviews
2.46 km away
Nearby Attractions
Altstadt Hattingen
99 reviews
5.50 km away
LWL-Industriemuseum Henrichshutte Hattingen
47 reviews
5.07 km away
Bugeleisenhaus
14 reviews
5.50 km away
St. Georgs-Kirche.
9 reviews
5.49 km 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