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Things to do in Westphalia

Our most recommended things to do in Westphalia

Duisburg: Schimmi-Tour with Currywurst in the harbour

1. Duisburg: Schimmi-Tour with Currywurst in the harbour

For fans of Horst Schimanski, alias Schimmi, experience an incredible two hours visiting the most important filming locations in the harbor area of Duisburg-Ruhrort. More than 12,000 fans from all over Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland have already followed the traces of Schimmi and admired his adventures from the famous "Tatort" TV series. Your guides are specialists in anecdotes of Schimmi and know, for example, why the TV character of Schimanski was so widely discussed in Germany and why he is still so admired today. At the end of the tour, enjoy a tasting of one of Schimanski’s favorite meals, currywurst (German curried sausage).

Oberhausen: Legoland Discovery Center Ticket

2. Oberhausen: Legoland Discovery Center Ticket

Oberhausen's most exciting indoor playground invites you to play and have fun, build and discover. With your admission ticket, you will experience a colorful and action-packed journey through Lego world, where your imagination and creativity knows no bounds. In Miniland, small explorers can marvel at the Ruhrgebiet in miniature form. Visit the 4D cinema, a world with many exciting surprises and fascinating special effects. At the Lego factory, anyone can make their own genuine Duplo stone and take it home as a souvenir. Also in the family attraction: the Lego Friends area, the Royal Adventure rides and the Merlin's Magic Student merry-go-round. On the 240-square-meter interactive pirate island, small explorers can go on a treasure hunt as pirates, conquering and capsizing ships. In the new City and Construction play area, huge skyscrapers meet cozy single-family houses and bring your dream city to life. LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Oberhausen is the perfect family fun! Everything is designed for children aged 3-10 years. Therefore adults must be accompanied by at least one child to get access.

Oberhausen: SEA LIFE Oberhausen Entry Ticket

3. Oberhausen: SEA LIFE Oberhausen Entry Ticket

Experience the magical world of sea creatures and plunge into an adventure at Sea Life Oberhausen. Discover Germany's largest shark breeding tank and see the youngest offspring of black tip reef sharks, cat sharks, rays, and other sea creatures in the shallow 148 square meter water basin. Through an underwater dome, you will be able to experience having these magnificent creatures swim next to and above you. Get to know the impressive biodiversity of the underwater world on a journey from the Rhine to the tropical waters. There are more than 5,000 animals from all over the world to discover in over 45 pools and aquariums. Majestic turtles can be discovered as well as rays, seahorses, jellyfish and piranhas. The lively pair of otters is a special highlight: visitors might spot the couple juggling with pebbles. Don’t miss out the daily feedings, where it can often get wild: what is our rays' favourite food and what do baby sharks eat? Our aquarists answer all questions about the diverse sea creatures and provide interesting facts and background information during the exciting feeding shows. There is even more fun during our seasonal events this year: Join Peppa on her Aquarium Adventure in February, become part of the Turtle Rescue Team in summer and exprience Halloween underwater in October.

Oberhausen: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and SEA LIFE Ticket

4. Oberhausen: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and SEA LIFE Ticket

Enjoy double the fun with a combo entry ticket to 2 attractions in Oberhausen — LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and SEA LIFE — located only 5 minutes away from each other by foot. Visit the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground and dive into the world of underwater creatures in Germany's biggest shark nursery. At LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, experience a colorful and action-packed journey through the LEGO world, where your imagination and creativity know no bounds. Visit the 4D cinema where special effects let you become part of an adventurous story. Tour the LEGO factory with Professor brick-on-brick, where you can find out how finished building blocks are made from colored granules. Make your own Duplo stone and take it home as a souvenir. Don't miss the 2 exciting indoor rides — Kingdom Quest and Merlins Apprentice. Experience the world of marine creatures at SEA LIFE Oberhausen. Discover Germany's largest shark breeding tank and see young blacktip reef sharks, catsharks, bluespotted ribbontail rays, and other sea creatures in a shallow 148-square-meter water tank. Through an underwater dome, see these magnificent creatures swim next to and above you. See multiple aquarium zones including Amazon, Rockpool, Seahorses, World of Otters, mangroves, and more.

Münster: Old Town Historical Walking Tour by "Geo Epoche"

5. Münster: Old Town Historical Walking Tour by "Geo Epoche"

Learn everything there is to know about the Anabaptists on this immersive tour that takes you back in time to when they reigned. Walk through the ancient streets of Münster's Old Town and listen to fascinating tales from your knowledgeable guide. Discover how the Anabaptists came into power, and how they radically redesigned the city. Hear interesting facts about the Lambertikirche, the Krameramtshaus, the Prinzipalmarkt, the Historical City Hall, and many other places. Go on a journey into the past with this historical city tour, developed together with the magazine "Geo Epoche" which takes you on a journey into the past. Listen to the fascinating stories of the expert, who brings the events of yesteryear to life with exciting anecdotes and accompanying historical photographs and diagrams.

Münster: Old Town Crime Mystery Tour

6. Münster: Old Town Crime Mystery Tour

Join the local police to finally find the notorious jewel thief they have been searching for. Immerse yourself in an exciting fictional crime case as you take part in a fun game around the city of Münster. Have fun solving tricky puzzles and decoding hints to uncover the mystery. Bring your friends or family along on this unique adventure and discover the city in an interactive way. Learn all the key facts about the case you're solving, then head out to find the infamous jewel thief. Receive advice from the game master, but make your own decisions along the way. Come across iconic local landmarks and see the city in a new light. Dive deeper into the Old Town as you get closer to solving the criminal case, and work as a team to find the hidden clues.

Münster: Beer Tasting Rickshaw Tour

7. Münster: Beer Tasting Rickshaw Tour

Combine history and beer on a rickshaw ride through Münster. Taste Helles, Pils, Scottish Ale, and IPAs as you cruise through the beautiful city of Münster. Meet your rickshaw driver and guide at the Old City Hall and begin your beer tour. The Finne Brewery's beer mats have pictures of famous buildings from Münster. As you drive around, head to each of these sights and drink the corresponding beer. Visit the Prinzipalmartk and see the palace. Stop at the Aasee, Erbdrostenhof, Zwinger, and the cathedral. At each stop, drink one of Finne Brewery's craft beers. Try a Helles, Pils, Scottish Ale, Pale Ale, and an IPA. As you ride, hear some local dönekes (little stories) from your local driver.

Duisburg: Ruhrort Historic Harbor Pub Tour

8. Duisburg: Ruhrort Historic Harbor Pub Tour

Experience the traditional harbor pubs of the Ruhrort neighborhood in Duisburg on a guided tour. Enjoy the old-timey atmosphere and learn about local legends and stories. Meet your guide and first hear about the legendary Tante Olga or the Postkutsche. Enter in pubs like Zum Itze, Taverne or Zum Hübi. Listen to the stories of Zum Anker which was the favorite pub of TV star Schimanski. Learn more about the town formerly known as St. Pauli from the Ruhrgebiet. Enjoy a beer in each of the pubs as your guide shares local stories. Ruhrort was the richest harbour district till the 1960th - because of the sailors and captains who spent a lot of money with their families when they staied at the weekend in Ruhrort harbour. More than 120 pubs you could find in these days in the little district with only 6.000 residents. The pub tour tells about this legedary times. Plunge in to this fasczinating world with harbour flair and sailor`s yarn.

Münster: AbenteuerDate, Fun Game and walk for Couples

9. Münster: AbenteuerDate, Fun Game and walk for Couples

Explore Münster through an unusual, but fun adventure. Take part in an interactive smartphone game with your partner that will help you get to know each other a bit better. Unlock clues to your next destination by taking on tasks and answering tricky and funny questions about each other. Begin your game in the city center and allow the app to guide you from there. You will receive funny instructions about how to move through the area and you can design your own route. Challenge yourself and your partner by acting as a team to solve even the trickiest questions and situations. Enjoy a special outdoor date and create long-lasting memories as a couple. Step away from mainstream areas and traditional tours to focus on creating your own adventure. Take advantage of the bonus tasks and riddles to keep playing even after the game is over. We recommend: Play this outdoor adventure only in a team of two persons.

Münster Old Town: Outdoor Escape Game

10. Münster Old Town: Outdoor Escape Game

Let the games begin. Set out as heroes with a team and follow a gripping story to save the city. Crack codes in the 120-minute time limit and deliver logical solutions to clues and puzzles, the only way to get closer to the finale piece by piece. The tasks are beamed to an iPad, as a live chat with a personal game master. Bring a gamer's heart and the desire to have an adventure in a real 3D setting. Get wrapped up in the adventure and forget if it is happening in the city or a strange world. Get ready for an exciting challenge, cool gadgets, and a strong team. Explore the neighborhood, the perfect territory for enthusiastic thinkers. Be inspired by the cityscape, decipher architectural codes and find the missing elements to solve the mission.

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4.9 / 5

based on 303 reviews

wirklich mit viel liebe gemacht. alles top. die zusätzlichen aufgaben am ende waren ein cooler bonus.

The transaction went very well. Again and again I will book Your Guide through drinks

wir sind begeistert von diesem spiel. es war wirklich lustig und mal was neues.

It is worth to see, kids enjoy the whole afternoon at the Sea life Centro.

Ein cooles Konzept. Mal was anderes als die typischen Sightseeing-Spiele.