Blegny-Mine: a major European mining site, listed by UNESCO

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  • Discover Blegny-Mine: a major European mining site, listed by UNESCO
  • Discover Blegny-Mine: a major European mining site, listed by UNESCO
  • Discover Blegny-Mine: a major European mining site, listed by UNESCO
  • Discover Blegny-Mine: a major European mining site, listed by UNESCO
  • Industrial heritage
  • Guided tour and discovery
  • Museum & discovery

Located between Liège and Maastricht, in the green setting of the Dalhem-Blegny region, this site is one of the four authentic coal mines left in Europe, all listed by UNESCO: a gem of the Walloon industrial heritage.

Explore

The underground galleries (situated - 30 and - 60 metres below the ground level) are still accessed through the original shaft. Visitors will learn about the lives of the miners through demonstrations of the technical equipment used to clean and filter the coal.
Other cultural visits possible: the Mining museum, the road train, the slag heap biotope.
And on the leisure side: play areas, mini golf, a tree top trail, aviaries, pond surrounded by a park.

Prepare your visit

Blegny-Mine offers the following options:

The Blegny-Mine combination: Mine + Mining museum + Roadt train + slag heap biotope
Gourmet visits
Weekend stays (accommodation included)

All details (for individuals and groups) are on the website.
Should you need more information, please call:

  • + 32 4 387 43 32 (Dutch)
  • +32 4 387 43 33 (French)
  • +32 4 387 98 11 (German)

Schedule

From 01 January to 31 December 2018.

Guided tours for individuals:

  • Weekends and public holidays between February 17th and November 30th
  • Everyday between April 2nd and September 7th
  • Carnival holidays (February 10th-16th) and autumn holidays (October 29th-November 2nd)
  • Guided tours of the mine in French at 11 am, 1.30 pm and 3.30 pm (+2.30 pm on Sundays/public holidays). July 1st to August 29th, 2018, additional visits at 12.30 pm, 2.30 pm and 4.30 pm

Group visits:

  • everyday between February 10th and December 9th, booking required
  • 15-30 persons

Price

Individual

€ 12.5
€ 8.7
€ 10.8

Group

from € 6.8 to € 9.1

Information sur la promenade

Duree

Duree minimum2:00
Duree maximum4:00

Facilities

Services

  • Indoor catering
  • E-bike hire
  • Film projections/presentations
  • Housing service
  • Audioguide
  • Library or document centre
  • Educational service

Equipement

  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Training materials on request
  • Parking
  • Car parking
  • Playground
  • Restaurant
  • Barbecue/picnic area

Visites

FR - EN - German - IT - NL - PT
NL - FR - DE - EN
Audioguide/mobile app/tablet

Additional information

Parking busYes
Secure ParkingYes
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.