Type : Industry
The collection in the national mining museum consists of tools, machines, equipments and archive documents relating to the exploitation of iron ore since the beginning of the 19th century until the 1980s.
The principal part of the collection is on display in the underground galleries of the mine. Presented in their original location, equipment and machines bear witness to more than a century of technological evolution.
Through this spectacular presentation, visitors can really appreciate the arduous nature of the miner's work.
A selection of objects, including lamps, tools, helmets, measuring instruments, photographs and archive documents, is contained in display cases in the exhibition hall, some of which are dedicated to a presentation of minerals and fossils.
The museum is open all year round for groups of 16 people or more upon reservation: 8:30 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 6 pm (last tour departs at 4:30 pm).
For individual visitors the museum is open (without reservation):
The museum is closed for all visitors on Mondays; November 1st; December 4th; from December 24th to January 1st included.
April - June and September: Thursday - Sunday 14:00-18:00 | July - August: Tuesday - Sunday 14:00- 18:00 | October- March: every 2nd Sunday of the month at 14:30. | The museum stays open for groups upon request all year.