Discover Dortmund's diverse range of leisure activities! With over 30 museums, 27 galleries, 3 concert halls, 1 opera house, around 15 theatres, a casino and the imposing Westfalenhalle, there is something for everyone here.

Immerse yourself in the fascinating art and culture scene with its numerous museums and galleries. Enjoy thrilling concerts and opera performances in the renowned concert halls and the opera house. Be enthralled by the diverse theatre plays and venture to the casino for thrills and excitement. Experience unforgettable events in the Westfalenhalle, one of the largest event halls in Europe.

Top sights:

Westfalenpark, Signal Iduna Park, Zoo Dortmund, Dortmunder U, Deutsches Fußballmuseum, DASA, Phoenixsee, Hohensyburg, Zeche Zollern, PACE Automobil Museum

Experience nature

Parks: Fredenbaum, Westfalenpark, Westpark, Stadewäldchen, Rombergpark (Germany's largest botanical garden), Hauptfriedhof, Ostfriedhof.
more than half of the city area is green

Forests: The forests in the south of the city in particular offer unlimited opportunities for walking, running or hiking. The landscape in southern Dortmund is dominated by the Ardeygebirge, which slopes down to the Ruhr with steep cliffs on its southern side in Dortmund-Hohensyburg

Recreation and sports on the water in Dortmund: Hengsteysee (connection to the Ruhr), Dortmunder-Ems-Kanal (connection to the North Sea), Phönixsee (Lake Phoenix)

Culture: Art meets industrial culture

Museums / Industrial Culture:

  • Dortmunder U
  • Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte
  • DASA
  • Deutsches Fußballmuseum
  • Borusseum
  • Zeche Zollern
  • Kokerei Hansa
  • Phoenix West mit Phoenix des lumières und Skywalk

Theatres and stages:

  • Municipal theatre
  • Opera
  • Concert hall
  • Westfalenhalle
  • FZW

You can find more information about Dortmund here.