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Impressive floodgate

The most impressive part is the fact that the old floodgate is still intact and sits next to the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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The small lock/Mittelland Canal museum was very interesting. Well worth the €1.50. It’s a few steps... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Bill D
Lyon, France
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Am Hohen Ufer 1-3, 32425 Minden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The most impressive part is the fact that the old floodgate is still intact and sits next to the completely rebuild modern version. A great place to walk around and learn about the complete channel system and the river Weser. A nice addition is the...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The small lock/Mittelland Canal museum was very interesting. Well worth the €1.50. It’s a few steps South of the lock cafe. We are on our boat using the canal this second time headed for Berlin. All kinds of interesting displays showing the canal and lock...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 13 September 2017

THis is actually related to a separately listed item in TripAdvisor, the Schachtschleuse Ship Lock. It is part of the unique situation where a man-made canal intersects with the Wese River in Minden. Except the canal (which in total traverses several hundred km across Germany)...More

1  Thank Kurt R
Reviewed 26 August 2017

You feel the greatness of human thinking and application that helps their everyday life. You must visit it!

Thank Aimilios T
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

It's a bit of if the city center but it's definitely worth a visit. It's fascinating to see the river and the channel cross and it's also a nice spot to just sit and relax.

Thank Julia K
Reviewed 23 September 2015

where Mittellandkanal and Weser pass each other. The channel is placed in its own bridge to cross the river. Difficult to explain. Go there, check it out.

1  Thank ERIK S
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We did not know where to go to find the locks and crossing but did enjoy seeing the architecture of the bridge.

Thank rockeman
Reviewed 1 March 2015

From the historic town center you can walk through the old fisherman's quarter along the river Weser to the waterway crossing within 30 minutes. You can enjoy the landscape with the 2 canals crossing the river. Interesting architecture from 1910 plus good views of the...More

1  Thank PankowBerlin
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Our stay in Minden just happened to fall on the 100th.anniversary of the large lock on the river Weser. We enjoyed a river trip cruising over a canal and then using the lock, actually travelling under the canal. There were great celebrations whilst we were...More

Thank Purdy360
Reviewed 22 August 2014

great place to hang out or just a walk outside . Our Minden stay was limited but it was a great place to have walk since we have with us our dog

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