Eisenbahn museum . Dr Cotto strabe 191 . 44879 Bochum . http://www.eisenbahnmuseum-bochum.de/besucherinformationen/informations-in-english/index.html .
The museum is one of the largest private collections in Germany and opened in 1977 , based on the site of a old loco depot built during world war 1 . Its most striking features are the roundhouse with 14 tracks and the water tower (still in use). On the 46.000 square metres area are displayed more than 120 historical railway vehicles.
Although this is mainly a standard gauge museum , it also has a small narrow gauge collection and a short running line , which is run at weekends and public holidays . the collection has 1 steam loco and 4 diesel loco's.