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Dortmund: BVB Signal Iduna Park Self-Guided Tour

1. Dortmund: BVB Signal Iduna Park Self-Guided Tour

Enjoy a self-guided tour through the Signal Iduna Park, home to the famous German football team BVB. Your tour will start at Foyer West, where an instructor will explain to you how the tour works. They will send you on your way to the western tribune. This is a self-guided tour, meaning you will explore the stadium on your own, following the instruction signs. Throughout the route, you will learn more about the stadium, the club, and the players. The expected duration of the tour is 60 minutes. A tour highlight includes the "mix zone", the area where rival teams meet each other for the first time. The player's cabins, the player tunnel, and of course the actual field are also awaiting you to explore. While you are not allowed to step onto the field or touch the grass, you are allowed to sit on the coach's bench, breathing in the BVB spirit.

Dortmund: Signal Iduna Park Happy Easter Self-Guided Tour

2. Dortmund: Signal Iduna Park Happy Easter Self-Guided Tour

We are looking forward to celebrating Easter with you and invite you to the most beautiful stadium in the world. Visit us on: 09.04.2023 (Easter Sunday) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 10.04.2023 (Easter Monday) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 11.04.2023 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Look forward to an Easter experience with many highlights: • Explore the stadium on a stadium walk and ask our guides questions on site at various stations. Enjoy a look behind the scenes and see the players' dressing room, the players' tunnel, the stadium prison, the legendary south stand and much more. • Visit the BVB team bus. • Our mascot EMMA has come up with an Easter quiz for all children between the ages of 3 and 14 and has a surprise in store for you. • Meet our Easter bee EMMA on site at the following times: On 09.04.2023 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. On 10.04.2023 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. On 11.04.2023 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. • Test your skills at the goal wall, table football, football bowling and other great activities. Admission costs 12.50 euros for adults and 9.00 euros for concessions, or 26.50 euros for families with two adults and up to three children at the respective time slots. Discounts are available for all children from 3 to 17 years of age. Infants up to 2 years of age are admitted free of charge.

Dortmund: Entrance to BORUSSEUM-the Borussia Dortmund museum

3. Dortmund: Entrance to BORUSSEUM-the Borussia Dortmund museum

Experience the history of Borussia Dortmund! From 1909 to today, with numerous original exhibits, photos and stories that make every black and yellow heart beat faster. Discover curious exhibits, sing bvb songs on a replica of the small south stand or follow the "yellow thread" through the permanent exhibition, which will lead you to the treasure chamber at the end, where you can marvel at the "Big Five": Champions League Cup, World Cup, Championship trophy, DFB Cup and of course the European Cup!

WelcomeCard Ruhr incl. Local Transport and Museums

4. WelcomeCard Ruhr incl. Local Transport and Museums

Discover the Metropole Ruhr in your own time with the WelcomeCard Ruhr. Each card is valid for either 24, 48 or 72 hours and includes two components: · • Local transport ticket: Each WelcomeCard includes a local transportation ticket that allows you to use public transport (bus and train). Depending on the option selected it will be usable for 24, 48 or 72 hours. **************************************************************** Details about attractions: All attractions are included, regardless of which option you select. You can visit some attractions free of charge, by showing your WelcomeCard Ruhr at the entrance. Others will grant you a 50% discount from the regular entrance price. Please see this list for details. Free of charge, single admission: • Aquarius Wassermuseum, Mülheim an der Ruhr • Binarium, Dortmund • Camera Obscura, Mülheim an der Ruhr • DASA - Arbeitswelt Ausstellung, Dortmund • Denkmalpfad Zollverein, Essen • Deutsches Bergbau - Museum, Bochum • Domschatz, Essen • Gasometer, Oberhausen • Grafschafter Museum im Schloss, Moers • Haus Ruhrnatur, Mülheim an der Ruhr • Jüdisches Museum Westfalen, Dorsten • Kunstmuseum, Mülheim an der Ruhr • Kunstquartier, Hagen • Landschaftspark Duisburg Nord - Tour de Ruhr - Hüttenführung, Duisburg • Landschaftspark Duisburg Nord - Tour de Ruhr - Hinter verschlossenen Türen, Duisburg • Ludwiggalerie Schloss, Oberhausen • LVR-Industriemuseum Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs, Solingen • LVR-Industriemuseum Peter-Berens-Bau, Oberhausen • LVR-Industriemuseum St. Antony Hütte, Oberhausen • LVR-Industriemuseum Textilfabrik Cromford, Ratingen • LWL Römermuseum, Haltern am See • LWL-Freilichtmuseum, Hagen • LWL-Industriemuseum Henrichshütte, Hattingen • LWL-Industriemuseum Schiffshebewerk, Henrichenburg • LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Zollern, Dortmund • LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche-Nachtigall, Witten • LWL-Museum für Archäologie, Herne • Maximilianpark, Hamm • Mülheim erleben - Erlebnistouren, Mülheim an der Ruhr • Museum Kloster Kamp, Kamp-Lintfort • Nationales Naturmonument Kluterthöhle, Ennepetal • Nordsternturm, Gelsenkirchen • Red Dot Design, Essen • Reeser Personenschiffahrt, Rees • Ruhr Museum, Essen • Ruhrschifffahrt Weiße Flotte, Mülheim an der Ruhr • RVR Besucherzentrum Hoheward, Herten • RVR Naturforum Bislicher Insel, Xanten • Schalke Museum, Gelsenkirchen • Schloss Horst, Gelsenkirchen • SiegfriedMuseum, Xanten • Stiftung Eisenbahn Museum, Bochum • TerraZoo, Rheinberg • Tierpark & Fossilium, Bochum • Umspannwerk, Recklinghausen • Vroom.Ruhr, Gelsenkirchen • Zeiss Planetarium, Bochum • Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst in der Lindenbrauerei, Unna 50% Reduction on the original ticket price: • Movie Park Germany, Bottrop • Variete et cetera, Bochum • Stadtrundfahrten, Gelsenkirchen • GOP Variete-Theater, Essen • Theater im Depot, Dortmund • Geheimdepot, Dorsten • Salzgrotte, Oberhausen • Bochumer Symphoniker, Bochum

Dortmund: Street-Art and Foodie Self-Guided Walking Tour

5. Dortmund: Street-Art and Foodie Self-Guided Walking Tour

This tour is a varied walk through the trendy district in the western city centre and has a lot to offer between the interesting architecture of the Gründerzeit buildings, cool street-art and culinary delicacies. A journey through the Union-Quarter that also delights the palate: Indian, Turkish, Tamil, burgers, ice cream, pizza, ... At the stops there are entertaining tasks and fun questions to be solved. For example, who knows what "möllern" means? The tour is a great way to get outside and discover new things with family, friends or alone. It's like being shown the Union-Quarter by a good friend. The tour can be started anytime and over and over again, on site or from home, in the browser of a smartphone. Have fun in Dortmund's Unionviertel! *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.

Dortmund: Exciting Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game

6. Dortmund: Exciting Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game

Become a detective with an outdoor mystery game and experience the beauty of the city of Dortmund. Explore places like the famous Westfalenpark, the German Soccer Museum, and many more. Download the app and follow the instructions to set up your Dortmund murder mystery. Learn about a fictional case and solve riddles and black stories to find the culprit. Head into the city center, turn on your app and follow the clues. As you walk, hear a fictional story about a missing person. The victim is a former police officer and bestseller author who has disappeared along with his script. Follow the app to various locations to solve this mysterious case. At different locations, you will get access to some audio files or reports related to the criminal case and the missing author. You will meet his friends, listen to witnesses and read or listen to police reports. Maybe you will find out what happened and also get ahold of his script. Uncover the hidden gems of Dortmund during the game. Play with your friends and solve riddles anytime with your team. 

Dortmund: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

7. Dortmund: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

See Dortmund's highlights on a bus tour, and admire the views from the open top of the bus. Explore the city's famous sights, and learn more about its history, its coal and steel industry, and enjoy a unique tour through the city. Experience the city on a hop-on-hop-off bus tour, and learn about the city's structural changes from a coal mining and steel industry town to a city full of cultural and sports institutions, and six universities. See the city's structural changes firsthand, and see Westfalenpark and the stadium, the former steelworks Phoenix and Phoenix Lake, Rombergpark, and the German Football Museum. Choose where to hop off the bus from 13 stops and explore the city on your own. Learn interesting facts about the city through audio on headphones along the way.

Dortmund: Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Game for Romberg Park

8. Dortmund: Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Game for Romberg Park

Turn Romberg Park in Dortmund into your playing field with this smartphone game. Immerse yourself in this interactive experience as you communicate with the game through n encrypted messenger service. Solve puzzles to unlock information and collect an award at the end of the game.  Download the app on your smartphone and head to the starting point of the game. Simply press 'start' to begin your adventure through this tranquil greenspace. Walk down small paths to uncover hidden parts of the park.  Feel the thrill of answering tricky questions as you make your way to the lake or the Rombergpark Botanical Garden. Master all the tasks in the game to receive a summary of your game and a code that will allow you to unlock your digital reward.

Dortmund: AbenteuerDate, fun game and walk for couples

9. Dortmund: AbenteuerDate, fun game and walk for couples

Go on an adventure in Dortmund with your partner or best friend and get to know them more intimately. Download the app, then head to the city center. Walk or bike to different sites, answer questions about each other, and solve small tasks. Do a tour that is guaranteed to bring you closer. Start your tour in front of the Dortmund City Garden. You will design your own route. Go to different locations and carry out a small task at each one. Have fun asking and answering interesting hypothetical questions and learn more about your teammate and yourself. Complete challenges and collect points as you go, working as a team. Take in the atmosphere of the city and have fun exploring the spots where the locals hang out. Once you have finished, solve the bonus tasks available on the app.

Dortmund: Guided Walking Tour with a Local

10. Dortmund: Guided Walking Tour with a Local

Discover the city of Dortmund from a local's perspective on this guided walking tour. See some of the most famous local landmarks and explore some of the most lively areas of the city with the expertise of your local guide. Meet your local guide at the Regulatory Office in Dortmund and set off on your discovery of the city. Create a deeper connection with the city as you discover their personal checklist of must-sees and memorable places. Discover the Berswordt Hall, which functions as the city hall of Dortmund. Stroll down some of the bustling shopping streets and see locals going about their daily errands. Check out The Dortmunder U which is one of the most visited places in the city. Hear local anecdotes and get insider tips on how to enjoy your stay.

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4.4 / 5

based on 741 reviews

It was amazing. The people who work there are friendly and help you to get the best of it. The host was exceptional. An amazing experience for a fun of the club.

My father 93 has never been to Signal Iduna Park, he was happy that he could sit on the players' chairs.

wir hatten einen sehr schönen vormittag. mit pausen haben wir knapp über drei stunden gebraucht.

Very good and very easy to get in. You take yourself around, was a good experience

Sehr unterhaltsam und auch für erfahrene Rätselfans knifflig genug.