Please note that the public car park located next to the entrance of the Freilichtbühne Wattenscheid ist currently closed. Please switch to the parking possibilities in the adjacent residential area.
Directions and parking
We would be glad to help you get here, too. Let the route planner guide you individually from your front door all the way to the Freilichtbühne Wattenscheid.
How to get there by car
Coming from the A40 motorway in the direction of Essen, please take the exit "Bochum-Wattenscheid". Continue straight ahead into "Bußmannsweg". At the next traffic light, turn left onto "Westenfelder Straße" and immediately right again into "Otto-Brenner-Straße". At the crossing Voedestraße continue straight on Parkstraße. After 450 m you will see the open-air theater on the right-hand side.
Coming from the A40 motorway in the direction of Dortmund, please take the exit "Bochum-Wattenscheid". Turn left into "Fritz-Reuter-Str." At the next intersection, turn left into Bahnhofstr. (You are now crossing the motorway) Continue as described above.
A public car park is located directly next to the entrance of the Freilichtbühne Wattenscheid (approx. 50 m, on the right-hand side).
You will find further parking facilities at the Parkstraße itself and in the adjacent side streets.
From Bochum main station take the tram 302 in the direction of "Gelsenkirchen Buer Rathaus". After about 17 minutes driving time you will reach the stop "Wattenscheid Post". From the bus stop, turn right into Swidbertstraße, which turns into Parkstraße at the Voedestraße intersection. After about an 8-minute walk, you will see the open-air theater on the right-hand side.