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Dortmund: German Football Museum

1. Dortmund: German Football Museum

In this modern exhibition with around 1,600 exhibits, embark on a fascinating journey into the past and experience football history in all its facets and with all your senses. Meet the world champions of 2014 in the 3D cinema, and become a commentator yourself in the reporter's cabin. On the small playing field in the multifunctional arena, the little ones can prove that they can kick a ball just like the adults. The spectacular scenography will unite fans and referees, amateurs and professionals and women's and men's football. Discover an interactive world of adventure for young and old alike at the German Football Museum.

Dortmund Soccer Segway Tour

2. Dortmund Soccer Segway Tour

After your safety briefing, put on your helmet, safety vest, and audio receiver. Begin with your experienced tour guide at the U. Cross the Westpark and reach the Sonnenstraße via the Lindemannstraße with the Restaurant Zur Sonne, which was the foundation of the fan and promotion department.  Visit the Southwest Cemetery, which is the final resting place of the founder Franz Jacobi since 2013. Continue via Strobelallee to the stadiums and from there northwards to Borsigplatz, which was the founding place of the Dortmunder Soccer Club, and the Trinity Church. 

Dortmund Schwerte to Ruhr Segway Tour

3. Dortmund Schwerte to Ruhr Segway Tour

After your safety briefing, put on your helmet, safety vest, and audio receiver. Begin with your experienced tour guide in Liethstraße and drive past the Rohrmeisterei, which was formerly a pumping station for the drinking water supply and is today center for culture and good food. Along the Mühlenstrang, go through the nature reserve in the Ruhraue. Head for two highlights of the Route Industriekultur. The former Schwerte-Ost railway repair works and the listed Kreinberg housing estate, which was the works housing estate for railway workers. Return through the Kirschbaumumsiedlung, where the annual cherry blossom and light festival takes place in Graf-Diederich-Straße. Segway over cobblestones into the historic city center of the old Hanseatic city.

WelcomeCard Ruhr incl. Local Transport and Museums

4. WelcomeCard Ruhr incl. Local Transport and Museums

Discover the Metropole Ruhr in your own time with the WelcomeCard Ruhr. Each card is valid for either 24, 48 or 72 hours and includes two components: · • Local transport ticket: Each WelcomeCard includes a local transportation ticket that allows you to use public transport (bus and train). Depending on the option selected it will be usable for 24, 48 or 72 hours. **************************************************************** Details about attractions: All attractions are included, regardless of which option you select. You can visit some attractions free of charge, by showing your Ruhr WelcomeCard at the entrance. Others will grant you a 50% discount from the regular entrance price. Please see this list for details. Free of charge, single admission: • Aquarius Wassermuseum, Mülheim an der Ruhr • Besucherzentrum Hoheward, Herten • Binarium - Deutsches Museum der digitalen Kultur, Dortmund • Camera Obscura, Mülheim an der Ruhr • Denkmalpfad ZOLLVEREIN, Essen • Chemiepark Marl • Deutsche Arbeitsschutzausstellung (DASA), Dortmund • Domschatz Essen • Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum • Gasometer Oberhausen • Grafschafter Museum im Schloss, Moers • Haus Ruhrnatur, Mülheim an der Ruhr • Jüdisches Museum Westfalen, Dorsten • Kluterthöhle, Ennepetal • Kunstquartier Hagen • Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr • Landschaftspark Duisburg Nord - Hüttenführung • LUDWIGGALERIE Schloss Oberhausen • LVR-Industriemuseum Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs, Solingen • LVR-Industriemuseum Peter-Behrens-Bau, Oberhausen • LVR-Industriemuseum St. Antony Hütte, Oberhausen • LVR-Industriemuseum Textilfabrik Cromford, Ratingen • LWL-Freilichtmuseum Hagen • LWL-Industriemuseum Henrichshütte Hattingen • LWL-Industriemuseum Schiffshebewerk Henrichenburg • LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Nachtigall, Witten • LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Zollern, Dortmund • LWL-Museum für Archäologie Herne • Maximilianpark Hamm • Museum Kloster Kamp, Kamp-Lintfort • Nordsternturm im Nordsternpark, Gelsenkirchen • RVR Naturforum Bislicher Insel, Xanten • Schloss Horst, Gelsenkirchen • SiegfriedMuseum Xanten • Stadtführungen Mülheim an der Ruhr • Tierpark Bochum • Umspannwerk Recklinghausen • Weiße Flotte Mülheim • Zeiss Planetarium Bochum • Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst, Unna 50% Reduction on the original ticket price: • GOP Varieté-Theater Essen • Grusellabyrinth NRW, Bottrop • Kulinarischer Stadtrundgang "Gezz iss dich watt", Bochum • Landschaftspark Duisburg Nord - Hinter verschlossenen Türen • Movie Park Germany, Bottrop • Theater im Depot, Dortmund • Stadtrundfahrten Gelsenkirchen • Varieté et cetera, Bochum

Dortmund Green Site Segway Tour

5. Dortmund Green Site Segway Tour

After your safety briefing, put on your helmet, safety vest, and audio receiver. Begin with your experienced tour guide at in the green areas of Phoenix Park. From there drive along to the Botanical Garden Rombergpark and the Schondelle stream. Pass Dortmund Zoo, come to the district Lücklemberg, cross the Bolmke, the city-near nature reserve, and drive along the Emscher.

Dortmund Introductory Segway Tour

6. Dortmund Introductory Segway Tour

Combine an environmentally friendly way to have fun with discovering the cultural highlights of the city. Follow the path through the sports attractions of Dortmund in the Southern part of the city. See the Multipurpose Arena Westfalenhallen and the football stadium Signal Iduna Park. Visit the track and field arena Helmut-Koernig-Halle, which is part of the Olympic Training Centre Westphalia, and the open-air swimming pool Volksbad, which is listed as a historic monument and located south of the stadium Rote Erde. 

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What people are saying about Dortmund

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 12 reviews

The football trip into the past was worth it. The stars of yesterday packed in videos or banned in pictures, it made me go back to my childhood smoothly! I went to the exhibition without introductions and would not be disappointed! I will share this experience with friends and colleagues and maybe repeat it again because I did not manage everything in the 3 hours! If you want to visit the museum, you should arrive without a time limit and not have a follow-up appointment!

The staff were friendly and helpful. Even though the instructions indicate that no big bags are allowed. I was with a suitcase and they offered to leave it at the reception. From football history of the Germany national team to Bundesliga history, the museum has everything you'd like to know or remember as a soccer fun. I enjoyed the 3D Bundesliga show.

Very interesting exhibitions. Unfortunately, the kiosk was completely blocked for 2 hours by a DFB delegation, which really annoyed me. So much for the question of the new fan proximity.

If you like football, as I do, you will love this museum. It was awesome. I had a great time. Thoroughly recommended.

Yes, I would definitely book another tour. Thank you very much. My girlfriend and I were really excited