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

The underground galleries (situated - 30 and - 60 metres below the ground level) are still accessed through the original shaft. Visitors learn about the lives of the miners through demonstrations of the technical equipment used to clean and filter the coal.

Practical information

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Possibility to combine this visit with a guided tour of the museum, the touristic train, the slag heap biotope
  • Possibility to enjoy a meal or apéritif in the mine
  • Visit possible in French, Dutch, German, Portuguese and Italian

And on the leisure side: play areas, mini-golf, a treetop trail, aviaries, pond surrounded by a park.

Price

Individual

€ 12.5
€ 8.9
€ 11

Group

from € 7 to € 9.3

Information on the walk

Duration

Minimum duration2:00
Maximum duration4:00

Facilities

Services

  • Indoor catering
  • Film projections/presentations
  • Housing service
  • Audioguide
  • Library or document centre
  • Educational service

Equipement

  • Shop
  • Training materials on request
  • Car parking
  • 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
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.