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Blegny-Mine: an iconic mining site near Liège

  • 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
since May 18, some tourist attractions have reopened to the public.

Please check the opening times, booking tips and recommendations with them (either via their website or by contacting them directly) before visiting. Remember to check the border and quarantine regulations before travelling.
Click here to see the list of attractions now reopened.
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  • Industrial heritage
  • Guided tour and discovery

Located east of Liège, this site is one of the four authentic coal mines left in Europe, all listed by UNESCO. Put your jacket and helmet on: the guided tour will take you through galleries 30 to 60 m underground!

A UNESCO site

Blegny-Mine, together with Grand-Hornu (Mons), Bois-du-Luc (La Louvière) and Bois du Cazier (Charleroi) has been recognized by UNESCO as an iconic witness of the industrial revolution in Belgium.

Your visit

Practical information

  • Minimum height: 1 m

Visitors with specific needs

Although Blegny Mine is not part of the sites certified by the official label Access-i, the visit can be adapted to visitors with reduced mobility. Do contact the site in advance for details.

Facilities

Services

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

Equipement

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

Visites

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