Denkmalpfad Zollverein

Discover industrial history

… at a place that stands for superlatives like no other:

Get to know the once largest and most powerful coal mine in the world.

Denkmalpfad Zollverein you can retrace the path of the coal in the authentically preserved facilities of the colliery. Gigantic machines, conveyor belts, mine cars, bunkers and hoppers stand for an eventful and moving industrial history.
Where once up to 12,000 tons of coal a day were mined and processed, you will experience the workplaces of several generations of miners.

We look forward to welcoming you on a guided tour of the Zollverein monument trail and wish you many interesting discoveries, insights and experiences.