Grafik St.Antony-Hütte Museum Eisenheim

Schools and Leisure Groups

Options for children and adolescents from kindergarten, school and leisure groups

Children try floating water mills in the Elpbach

St. Antony-Hütte (Ironworks) and the Eisenheim Museum (Housing Estate) present the beginnings of industrialisation and life in one of the first workers’ housing settlements on the Rhine and Ruhr in a very vivid way. During guided tours and activity-oriented events children and adolescents become acquainted with these historic locations and gain technical and social competence.

Options at the St. Antony-Hütte (Ironworks)

Options at the Eisenheim Museum (Housing Estate)


Options at the St. Antony-Hütte (Ironworks)

Two girls look at objects in a showcase

St. Antony-Hütte(Ironworks) – Cradle of the Ruhr industry

The heart of the Ruhr region first began to beat at the St. Antony-Hütte (Ironworks). As if it were business crime thriller, the guided tour explains to the children and adolescents how a global company developed from these tentative beginnings. In the industrial-archaeological park one can see what the ironworks once looked like and how it functioned: The route passes through history from the difficult beginnings of ironworking in the Ruhr region in the early period of industrialisation to the Oberhausen-based global company. Gutehoffnungshütte.

Age group: 10 – 19 years / 5th – 13th class. Max. 15 participants.

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Price: 45 € per group

To book

Options at the Eisenheim Museum (Housing Estate)

(bookable from Easter to 31st October)

Exterior view of the Eisenheim museum

For hardworking workers and qualified foremen

A tour through the museum and the Eisenheim housing settlement explains the housing and living conditions in the oldest workers’ housing estate in the Ruhr region.

Age group: 11 – 19 years / 6th – 13th class. Max. 15 participants.

Duration: approx. 1.5 hours

Price: 45 € per group

To book


Dear Teachers!

The museum is an ideal place of learning for all types of school and class levels and appropriate for excursions, project weeks, interdisciplinary learning and special events for the (open) all-day schools. We would be happy to advise you individually on how our programme options could be integrated in your lessons and to develop a special programme for you. Upon request we also offer further training courses for teachers.

You can reach us under Tel. 0208/8579136 (Mon – Fri 9 – 16 hours).

Out of the classroom

In consultation with teachers we develop a balanced programme for social studies lessons – particularly for primary schools.