Guided tours in Oberhausen

Everyone can find something to enjoy in Oberhausen, whether you are interested in its history and culture, architecture, great art, or delectable cuisine.

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Information That Will Help With Your Visit to Oberhausen

Visiting the city of Oberhausen can be an enjoyable experience. If you are planning a visit to the city, you should know that you have several options to choose from. Whether you want to see the Recklinghausen Zoo, or the Botanical Garden Grugapark, there are many choices that you can make.

Botanischer Garten Grugapark

Located in the coal mining region of Oberhausen, Botanischer Garten Grugapark is a unique garden featuring an amusement park, rides, and a variety of interesting plants from around the world. The three-and-a-half-kilometer Grugabahn narrow-gauge railroad is also a part of this botanical wonderland.

The Grugapark Botanical Garden is not only a place to see plants but also a place to learn about them. Its notable features include an Alpinum, a conifer collection, an Asian section, a Rose Garden, and a Westphalian Farmer's Garden.

In addition to the Grugapark, there are several other nearby attractions to enjoy. The Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It features exhibits of culture and creativity.


SEA LIFE excursions and day trips in Oberhausen are a good way to spend a day or two. There's a lot to see and do in this city, including the famous Castle Oberhausen, the half-timbered houses, and the best of shopping on Konigsallee. There's also the Legoland Discovery Centre, which offers rides and other educational activities for the whole family.

SEA LIFE in Oberhausen is located right off the A42 motorway, and has a great location near the city's concert venue. There are several free parking spots nearby. To save time, get a SEA LIFE Oberhausen ticket and you'll be able to explore the aquarium without the hassle of driving.


Museum Folkwang

Founded in 1902, Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany, is the most renowned art museum in the Ruhr. The museum's permanent collection comprises more than 1,800 objects, including works by van Gogh, Renoir, Picasso, Manet, and other notable artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum also hosts numerous top-class temporary exhibitions.

The museum is housed in an architecturally attractive building designed by David Chipperfield. Its collection includes a wide selection of paintings and sculptures from the 13th century to the modern era. The museum's latest renovation added an extra 16,000 square meters of floor space. The museum also contains a significant collection of photographs.

Halde Haniel

Whether you are planning a trip to Oberhausen, Germany, or you are just passing through, you will want to visit the Halde Haniel. This is a man-made hill, and a scenic spot to enjoy 360-degree views of the area. The man-made hill is located in a landscape park, and offers a range of exciting tours, theatrical performances, and open-air concerts.

If you are staying in Oberhausen, you should consider visiting the LVR Industrial Museum. This is an interesting museum, dedicated to the history of heavy industry. The museum hosts a wide variety of tours, which will help you learn about the industrial archeology of the area.


Recklinghausen Zoo

During your Recklinghausen Zoo excursions and day trips in Oberhausen, you will be able to see many different animal species. These include peacocks, free-ranging peacocks, flamingos, and more. You will also have the opportunity to see more than 25 different bird species.

A trip to Recklinghausen Zoo is a great way to spend a few hours with your family. You will be able to see animals in their natural habitat and learn about their lifestyle. You will also have the opportunity to view different birds, including exotic birds. From March through September, you will have the chance to see a wide variety of birds.


Whether you are looking for a day trip or a longer weekend excursion, you will find a wide selection of options in and around the region. The city of Oberhausen is home to the Kaisergarten, which is a large park with playgrounds, sculptures and a castle. It is also a good starting point to explore the open fields in and around Oberhausen.

The park is also a great place to enjoy a picnic. You can even play a round of mini golf. For kids, the Kaisergarten also offers an animal enclosure.

Essen's largest lake

SEA LIFE Oberhausen is a great place to see sharks and other marine creatures in their natural environment. This is one of the country's largest shark nurseries and feeding times are always a good time to go. It is also a fantastic way to experience some diving. Located about twenty minutes from downtown Essen, it is also close to other attractions such as the University of Music and the Museum of Art.

Baldeneysee is the largest lake in Essen and is a popular destination for water sports. The lake is about eight kilometers long and offers a variety of attractions. Several restaurants and cafes are located on the lake. There is also a bird sanctuary. There are a number of sailing clubs on the lake.

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