• Attractions
  • Industrial heritage
  • Minin heap

La Maison des Terrils La Maison des Terrils is the interpretation centre of the Saint-Nicolas former mining site.

The last building still standing

Located in the former washhouse of the Gosson 2 mining heap, it was once used as a shower and changing room by the workers, before the site closed in the 1960s.

Discover the area

Now reclaimed by nature, the area is called Le Pays des Terrils: 14 hectares for Gosson 1, 17 for Gosson 2.

What to see in the interpretative Center

  • Dozens of documents presenting the skills needed to extract coal
  • Colour photographs featuring the flora and fauna of the site
  • A beautifully lit exhibition, detailed information, 3D 
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