Description of the route

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take the U35 subway in the direction of “Bochum Hustadt” and get off at the “Markstraße” stop, then turn left and follow Markstraße for approx. 1 km until you reach the Malakow Tower on the right (signposted “Medizinhistorische Sammlung”) – walking distance approx. 15 min

At the subway station you will find rental bikes from Metropolradruhr

take subway U35 direction “Bochum Hustadt” to the stop “Ruhr-Universität” then change to bus line 346 direction “Bochum Scharpenseelstr.” to the stop “Glücksburgerstr.” from there walk back along Markstr. to the sign “Medizinhistorische Sammlung” – walking distance approx. 5 min

Timetable information of the Rhine-Ruhr transport association


Highway 43 (Wuppertal-Recklinghausen) until exit “Bochum-Querenburg / Ruhr-Universität” direction Bochum-Zentrum on Universitätsstraße until exit “Bochum-Steinkuhl / Markstraße” turn right on Markstraße direction “Bochum-Linden” after approx. 1 km access to Malakowturm on the right side (signs “Medizinhistorische Sammlung”)

Highway 40 until exit “Bochum-Harpen” Follow the signs “Querenburg / Ruhr-Universität” until exit “Bochum-Steinkuhl / Markstraße” Turn right onto Markstraße in the direction of “Bochum-Linden” After approx. 1 km access to the Malakow Tower on the right side (signs “Medizinhistorische Sammlung”)


by cab from the main station to Malakow Tower: about 15 minutes