UNESCO world heritage site Zollverein in Essen

Tourism, Holidays & Nature

Even during the coal mine's period of operation, the former Zeche Zollverein in Essen was known as the "most beautiful coal mine in the world.

In 2001, this coal mine along with the coking plant was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover one of the fascinating places of industrial history with its unique architecture and industry nature, design and art, culture, gastronomy and much more.

‍Toursin the Dutch language

‍Ona Zollverein guided tour, you will go - past the gigantic machines in the originally preserved surface complexes - on the "road of coal". Experience how the miners worked in the largest coal mine in the world!


Over coal and miners - Public tour in Dutch


‍FromApril to October every Sunday at 11:30 a.m.

From November to March every 3rd Sunday at 11:30 a.m.

‍Duration: 1 hour

‍Costs: €11.00 (with discount €8.00), children aged 5 to 17 years €8.00, families €17.00 and €27.00, respectively.

‍Informationand registration: Tel.0049 201 24 68 10 besucherdienst@zollverein.de www.zollverein.de/fuehrungen