Discover Bochum: culture, history & urbanity

Welcome to Bochum, a city that enchants every visitor with its rich history, vibrant culture and warm atmosphere. Discover the lively cultural scene with its renowned theaters, museums and galleries, offering you an insight into the diverse world of art. Explore the charming streets and squares, lined with historic buildings and modern architecture that paint a vivid picture of the city's history.

Free time in Bochum

Overview of our excursion and event advice

  • Theater at the Bochum Schauspielhaus
  • Walks in the diverse palace park
  • Insight into the structure of the coal mountains in the Geological Garden
  • Cultural heritage Cistercian monastery Stiepel
  • Time out in the city park
  • Bochum summer of music
  • Swimming and relaxing on the Ruhr
  • Alma Indoor Leisure Park - Europe's largest indoor leisure park
  • Open air music festival "Bochum Total"
  • Bismarck Tower viewing platform
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Starlight Express: The ultimate musical in Bochum

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the musical "Starlight Express"! In this spectacular show, you will experience a breathtaking mixture of music, dance and impressive stage technology. Accompany the lovable trains on their race full of excitement, emotion and rousing songs. "Starlight Express" is an unforgettable experience for the whole family and has been thrilling visitors from all over the world for years with its unique magic on stage.

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Planetarium Bochum

Immerse yourself in the secrets of the universe and be enchanted by the fascinating demonstrations and interactive exhibitions. An unforgettable experience for anyone interested in astronomy and science and a must for every visitor who wants to discover the beauty of the heavens.

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Enjoy a relaxing stay in the Welcome Parkhotel Bochum

After an eventful day of sightseeing, relaxation and recreation await you in the Welcome Parkhotel Bochum. The wellness area of ​​our hotel in Bochum is available for a fee and contains a Finnish sauna, a relaxation area, showers and a fitness room. Here you can have a relaxing time and review the day.