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Rue Lambert Marlet 23
4670 Blegny
Téléphone :
+32 (0) 4 387 43 33
Téléphone :
+32 (0) 4 387 43 32
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Blegny-Mine : One of the 4 major miningsites of Wallonia recognized by Unesco as a World heritage site

Discover an authentic coal mine

Blegny-Mine is one of the four authentic coal mines in Europe with underground galleries accessible for the visitors through the original shaft. Put your jacket on, adjust your helmet and reach the galleries with the mining cage to discover the fabulous world of the «black-rock». Situated at – 30 and – 60 metres, they allow a complete discovery of the process of coal extraction.

All-day combination tour :

Combine in one day the visit of the coal mine (2 hours)

+ the mining museum (min. 1 h. 30’) : travel through eight centuries of coal mining (free visit – Possibility to have a guided tour with a supplement).

+ the road-train (50’) : take a ride through the orchards of the "Basse-Meuse"

+ the slag heap biotope (50') : audio-guided hike presenting life on, and around

the slag heap

Since 2012, Blegny-Mine and the 3 others major mining sites in Wallonia (Le Bois du Cazier, Bois-du-Luc and Grand-Hornu) are recognized by Unesco as a world heritage site.

Opening hours

THE TOUR OF THE COAL MINE

Length : +-/ 3 hours 30 (the permanent exhibition and the slag heap biotope included)

Weekends and public holidays from 09/02 till 01/12/2019

Weekdays from 08/04 till 13/09/2019

During the Carnival holidays (04/03- 08/03/2019) and the Autumn holidays (28/10- 01/11/2019)

- Audio-guided tour in English and German

Tours start at 11.00, 11.30, 13.30, 14.00, 15.30 and 16.00 (+ at 14.30 on Sunday and public holiday)

From 01/07 until 30/08/2019 additionals tours at 12.30, 13.00, 14.30, 15.00 and 16.30

- Free visit of the permanent exhibition from 11.00 until 17.30

- Audio-guided tour of the slag heap biotope from 11.00 until 17.00

Fares 2019 : Adults : 12,50 € - Child. (6-12 years)/PMR : 8,90 € - Sen. (60+)/Youths (13-18 years) : 11,00 €

Accessibility :
Yes
Group :
oui
Individual :
oui
Average individual duration :
120
Average group duration :
120

Individual rate

Gratuité

Article 27
Min. price
1.25 €
Max. price
1.25 €

Opening for individuals

THE TOUR OF THE COAL MINE

Length : +-/ 3 hours 30 (the permanent exhibition and the slag heap biotope included)

Weekends and public holidays from 09/02 till 01/12/2019

Weekdays from 08/04 till 13/09/2019

During the Carnival holidays (04/03- 08/03/2019) and the Autumn holidays (28/10- 01/11/2019)

- Audio-guided tour in English and German

Tours start at 11.00, 11.30, 13.30, 14.00, 15.30 and 16.00 (+ at 14.30 on Sunday and public holiday)

From 01/07 until 30/08/2019 additionals tours at 12.30, 13.00, 14.30, 15.00 and 16.30

- Free visit of the permanent exhibition from 11.00 until 17.30

- Audio-guided tour of the slag heap biotope from 11.00 until 17.00

Fares 2019 : Adults : 12,50 € - Child. (6-12 years)/PMR : 8,90 € - Sen. (60+)/Youths (13-18 years) : 11,00 €

Équipments
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Halte autocars
  • Parking
  • Bus parking
  • Salle de séminaire
  • Table de pique-nique
  • Sanitary
Services
  • Shop
  • Location de matériel
  • Changing room
  • Bicycle Rental
Tour languages
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch
Category
  • Discovery and entertainment
    • Museum
    • Built heritage
      • Site historique
    • Remembrance tourism (military heritage,…)
Patrimoines des événements
  • Patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Autre(s) langue(s)
Filtre
  • Les incontournables WalloBike
Museum (thema)
  • History
  • Techniques et industries
Langues d'audio-guide
  • English
  • French

Visits

Individual
120
Group
120

Monsieur Jacques Crul

Rue Lambert Marlet 23
4670 Trembleur

Monsieur Geert Wouters

Rue Lambert Marlet 23
4670 Blegny

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