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Oberhausen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Get in

By plane

The closest airport is in Düsseldorf (DUS IATA)

By train

  • Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof. While this station is served by some long distance trains, you will most likely have to change trains in Duisburg which is about 6 minutes away by train.  

By car

By bus

Intercity buses in Germany serve the city as well as other destinations throughout the Ruhr area.

By boat

Get around


  • 1 Gasometer Oberhausen (Next to the CentrO), ✉ info@gasometer.de. the largest disc-type gas holder in Europe which is now an anchor point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage - hosts varying exhibitions aimed at the general public (often including light and sound installations). An panoramic elevator inside the Gasometer can be used to travel to a floor level below the roof. From there, a stairway on the outside leads to three panoramic platforms mounted on the Gasometer's roof (Note for disabled persons: Ask the staff for using the other elevator on the outside of the Gasometer, which directly leads to one of the platforms).  
  • Sea Life Centre (Neue Mitte). former home of the late Paul the oracle octopus 
  • 2 MWO Modellbahnwelt Oberhausen (Neue Mitte). a large H0 model railway installation depicting the Ruhrgebiet at its industrial zenith between 1965-1970.  
  • LVR-Industriemuseum (Museum of Industrial Heritage), Hansastraße 20. Tue-Sun: 10-17.00. Presents an overview of heavy industry at the Ruhr. Including two distinct sites: Altenberg zink factory and St Antony steel mill. (updated Oct 2016)
  • 3 "Slinky springs to fame". 460-metre long stress ribbon bridge which also is a landscape sculpture; its spirals and wild colours allude to the popular children's toy "Slinky". At night it is illuminated by LED fields in 16 colours. (updated Oct 2016)
  • 4 Schloss Oberhausen. castle  


  • Neue Mitte ("new center") (accessible by car via Autobahn A42 exit "OB-Osterfeld/Neue Mitte", by bus/tram stop "Neue Mitte" or by boat via Rhein-Herne-Kanal at the "Heinz-Schleußer-Marina"). The main element of the Neue Mitte area is the CentrO complex which includes a shopping mall, a children's theme park and a promenade with restaurants and pubs. 
  • Tree2Tree (at the Gasometer). High rope course (updated Oct 2016)
  • 1 Metronom musical theatre. (updated Oct 2016)
  • 2 Theater Oberhausen. (updated Oct 2016)


  • 1 CentrO. one of Germany's biggest shopping malls.  


  • 1 Il Carpaccio in der Baumeister-Mühle, Homberger Straße 11. 



  • 1 Zur Bauernstube, Lothringer Straße 162, ☏ +49 208 24574. 
  • 2 In Hostel Veritas, Essener Straße 259, ☏ +49 208 8 69 0 88 4. 
  • 3 NH Oberhausen, Düppelstraße 2, ☏ +49 208 82440. 
  • 4 Residenz, Hermann-Albertz-Straße 69, ☏ +49 208 82080. 
  • 5 Tryp, Centroallee 280. 
  • 6 Zum Eisenhammer, Zum Eisenhammer 8, ☏ +49 208 - 850970. 

Go next

  • Duisburg
  • Essen

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