Only in a few places has the past and present been so successfully united as in the historical Jahrhunderthalle Bochum monument. On an exciting guided tour you will learn a lot about the transformation of this imposing building from a gas power plant to the central festival theater of the annual Ruhrtriennale. Let yourself be awestruck by its lofty architecture, as the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum is often referred to as a landmark of the new Ruhr cultural center!
Dates: Guided tour for groups to be booked upon request
Duration: about 45 minutes
Price: EUR 55.00 per group
Number of participants: max 25 per group
Guided tour “Underground plus Westpark”
Discover the Jahrhunderthalle "below ground". The underground supply shafts used to be part of a wide underground system that connected external production facilities throughout Bochum. In addition, you can experience the Westpark "above ground", which was opened on the former grounds of the Bochumer Verein in 1999 and represents a prime example of the new use of reclaimed land by combining nature, culture, and its industrial past.
Guided tour for groups to be booked upon request
Time: 2:30 p.m
Visitor center in the Pumpenhaus at Jahrhunderthalle Bochum
EUR 10.00 per person
Number of participants:
Prices für individual guided tours (available on request): Eur 90.00 per group
Guided tour "Torches and Darkness"
On this tour you’ll discover the "dark" side of the Westpark around the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum. The tour takes participants back to the past of the Bochum steel and mining industry and conveys interesting information about the grounds of the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum, the Westpark, and working class life in the heyday of the Bochumer Verein. Guided by a torch to light the way, the tour guide explains the special buildings and historical points along the route.
This guided tour takes place in the dark on partly uneven terrain - sturdy footwear and weather-appropriate clothing are required. Since the tour must take place in twilight/dark, it is only suitable for group bookings in the months of October to March.
Suitable for persons aged 14 and over.
Period: October to March.
November 08, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Water tower at the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum
approx. 1.5 hours
Price: EUR 13.00 per person
Number of participants:
Prices für individual guided tours (available on request): EUR 120.00 per group