Dortmund Castle and Coal Mine Tour by Segway

Product ID: 171664
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Explore the castles, picturesque parks, coal mines, colliery settlements, and listed buildings of Dortmund by Segway. Learn more about the coal mining industry and more.
About this activity
Duration 75 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English, German
Booklets
German
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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the sights of Dortmund by Segway
  • Listen to stories about the city and its historic monuments
  • Visit a former coal mine and hear about coal mining in the area
  • Ride through the landscaped park of Bodelschwingh castle
Full description
Get a briefing about how to ride your Segway, and then put on your provided helmet, safety vest, and audio receiver when you feel confident on the self-balancing personal transporter.

Head to an historic coal mine, now home to the Dortmund Chamber of Crafts, and learn about the important coal mining industry of the North Rhine region. Continue to the moated Westhausen castle, built in the first half of the 14th century, and see the Malakow Tower of the 19th-century colliery. Glide on to Bodelschwingh castle and its English landscaped park.

Return to the starting point to learn more about the history of the colliery and mining life at the small BUV-Kleinzeche museum in the gatehouse. 
Includes
  • Segway and helmet
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly

When you get there

Meeting point

Meet at Zeche Adolf von Hansemann, Barbarastraße 7, 44357 Dortmund-Mengede.

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Know before you go
• Participants must weigh between 45 and 118 kilograms (99 and 260 pounds)
• You must be at least 15 years old and hold a moped drivers license
• Wear comfortable walking shoes