• Attractions
  • Minin heap
  • Industrial heritage

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 


Open on 17/01/2021
Terril du GossonRue Chantraine,4420Saint-Nicolas
COVID-19 : in accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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