The ambience at the former mine and coking plant Zollverein is unique: On 100 hectares of surface different rooms present themselves for company parties or family celebrations, for business or private events.

Located centrally at the Ehrenhof with the striking winding tower, the former switch house, hall 2, is to be found on a surface of 228 sqm, ideally suited for events including max. 150 people. The hall offers two rooms: The main hall can be completely blacked out and is suited for congresses, conferences, meetings and workshops. With the open stairwell, the adjoining Umformerhalle can be used ideally to welcome your guests or for following receptions. The historical machine park lends a special mark to your event.

Even the former electric workshop, hall 6, is situated centrally at the Ehrenhof of the Zeche Zollverein Schacht XII and offers nearly 200 sqm of event surface for 100 guests. It is suited very well for smaller conferences or for workshops and captivates by a gallery with spiral staircase to be used for presentations or as a lounge area.

As an unusual venue for up to 150 people the former circular thickener impresses at the coal washing. The biggest above ground building once was a gigantic machine accommodating the former circular thickener at 30-metre height. Developed to a modern talk space, this room is not only convincing by its excellent acoustics.

You want to get more information about the event facilities at the UNESCO world heritage Zollverein? We gladly answer all questions to you.

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Venue facts
People capacity max. 1.000
Number of event areas 10 (largest event area: 2.000 m2)
Venue for Event, Movie / Photo, Presentation
Area Essen North
Event area Length (m) Width (m) Height (m) Area (m2) Rows Classroom U-Shape Banquet Gala Reception
Salzlager 12,80 750 380 280 380 600
Raum 1 220 150
Raum 2 120 80 130
Raum 3 120 32
Mischanlage komplett 2.000 800
Großer Saal 6,20 850 800 370 350 1.000
Trichterebene 2,90 888 315 130 240 500
Bunkerebene 9,30 540
Eventbereich, EG 10,33 195 80 50 60 100
Schalterhalle 6,40 230 150 70 70 180
 DJ system
 Goods lift
 Sound system
 Lighting system
 Power current
 Catering free
 Access for trucks

  Train station  6,4 km
  Airport  16 km
 Evening event
 Daytime event

Contact data
Stiftung Zollverein
Bullmannaue 11
45327 Essen

   +49 (0) 2 01 / 2 46 81 - 355
   +49 (0) 2 01 / 2 46 81 - 211
Contact person

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