Descent into Blegny-Mine

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You have to fall down to understand !

Visit of the coalmine

The coalmine, such a strange and fascinating world for you to discover, as an astonishing and educational experience.

We safeguarded this genuine coalmine as a heritage of our industrial past.

Just seize your jacket and set your helmet straight, then reach the galleries with the mining-cage to discover the fabulous world of the "blackrock".

Knowing all about the working conditions but fascinating life of the "Houyeux", the tough working conditions and the technical equipment underneath; the coal, the noisy machine,...

The visit lasts two hours. It starts with a video-show, which dealing with a time span beginning 300 millions years ago up to now, tells us about the fabulous history of the "black rock"..

Then, dressed with a mining helmet and a jacket, you will go down into the pit by means of the mine lift.

You will be shown how mining equipment was used to knock down coal and other machinery. You will hear every day life in the " Black holes ", the mineris hard working conditions difficulties and leisures.

The visit of the coalmine also includes the discovery of the washing and sorting equipment !

In this building you will see the complete process of the coal, from the time it is washed, sorted and finally stocked waitting to be loades and delivered.

Nothing has changes since the closing of the coalmine in 1980, not even the lamps which continuously lignt the patron saint of miners : Saint Barbe !


Visit the permanent exhibition “Work underground” :

Travel through eight centuries of coal mining.


A fabulous experience!

Opening day(s)

THE TOUR OF THE COAL MINE                                                                                                                                                  

Length : +-/ 3 hours 30 (the permanent exhibition and the slag heap biotope included)

Weekends and public holidays from 15/02 till 27/12/2020 (except the 25/12)

Weekdays from 06/04 till 11/09/2020

During the Carnival holidays (24/02- 28/02/2020), All Saints holidays (12/12 till 16/10, 19/10 till 23/10 and 02/11 till 06/11/2020) and Christmas holidays (21/12 till 30/12 except the 24/12)


Fares 2020 : Adults : 13,00 € - Child. (6-12 years)/PMR : 9,00 € - Sen. (60+)/Youths (13-18 years) : 11,50 €

  • Touring languages :
    • French
    • German
    • English
    • Dutch
  • Facilities/Services :
    • Cloakroom
    • Toilets
    • Parking
    • Conference room
    • Coach park
    • Auditorium
    • Cafeteria
    • Equipment hire
    • Coach stop
    • Picnic table
    • Shop
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Contact
Phone : +3243874333
23 Rue Lambert Marlet
4670
Blegny
  • Languages spoken :
    • French
    • German
    • English
    • Dutch
    • Italian
    • Autre(s) langue(s) Espagnol,Portugais
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23 Rue Lambert Marlet
4670
Blegny
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 50.6865
Longitude : 5.72258