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Rue Saint-Patrice 2b | Ecomusée du Bois-du-Luc, La Louviere 7110, Belgium
+32 (0)628.20.00
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COAL MINING MADE INTERESTING

This is one of four properties which comprise mining sites in the Wallonia region of Belgium. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
termar
,
Hamilton, Canada
Industrial heritage at its best

The old mines and the miners' village are well preserved. If you are lucky to get one of the guides... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Bea D
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Oostende
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“COAL MINING MADE INTERESTING”
13 Sep 2016
“Industrial heritage at its best”
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Rue Saint-Patrice 2b | Ecomusée du Bois-du-Luc, La Louviere 7110, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of four properties which comprise mining sites in the Wallonia region of Belgium. It took 1.75 hours to hear the insightful audiotape and visit the necessary locations. Even though this particular mine was closed in 1959, many items on display are original....More

Thank termar
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The old mines and the miners' village are well preserved. If you are lucky to get one of the guides (Jeff or Alain) you will be told with full passion the story of the mine, the children working there, the daily life. Brilliant. Visit the...More

Thank Bea D
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We came out to visit but although the the internet said it was open, it wasn't. 😟. Don't make the mistake of heading next door to the other mining museum.

Thank Isobel W
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We went there with the family to teach the kids what it was like to live the life of a miner. The museum, though small is very well done. The children particularly liked the reconstitution of a house at that time and a school class....More

Thank earifagic
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Difficult to find, west of la louviére,this site gives us a general overview of the wolrd of coal mining in Wallonie.You don't enter into a mine itself,for this you have to go to Blegny near Liége,but you visit the offices,the houses (still inhabited for most...More

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