The German Mining Museum (Deutsches Bergbau-Museum) in Bochum consists of a show mine and an extensive collection of exhibits regarding mining. The photo above was taken at the elevator bringing visitors down to the show mine. [German]
The Ruhrtriennale is an annual music and arts festival in the Ruhr area of Germany. The locations of the Ruhrtriennale are generally industrial heritage sites like the Jahrhunderthalle in Bochum, the Zeche Zollverein or the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord.
The Jahrhunderthalle is a venue for such famous events as the Ruhrtriennale. Interesting detail: The hall stands on top of an existing plant. After raising the soil to the level of the new building, the first plant became part of the basement.