The Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum – founded in 1930 – is one of eight research museums belonging to the Leibniz Association. It researches, teaches and preserves the history of the mining, processing and use of geo-resources across all of the relevant time periods. Its research areas include: archaeometallurgy, mining history, materials science, and mining archaeology, together with the research laboratory, and the Montanhistorische Dokumentationszentrum (the Mining History Documentation Centre, or montan.dok). Its research projects – frequently conducted in partnership with universities and non-academic institutions, as well as partners from the worlds of culture and science – have national and international relevance and impact.
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Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum
Am Bergbaumuseum 28
44791 Bochum
T +49 234 / 58 77 - 0

Scientific Director:
Prof. Sunhild Kleingärtner

Head of Administration:
N. N.

Sebastian Pewny (komm.)