MEMBERS OF ERIH

Please find below the current list of ERIH members.
You can either see all members in Europe or select the members by individual countries. 

Sheffield | United Kingdom
Knives, saws, scythes, files, razor blades, cutlery. No doubt about it, Sheffield is the English equivalent of Solingen. What began with small workshops in the 16th century quickly developed into the brand mark of an up-and-coming industrial city. Later Sheffield was to pioneer modern steel ...
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Kelham Island Museum
Alma Street
S3 8RY Sheffield, United Kingdom

Southampton | United Kingdom
How is it that brickworkers were paid less when it rained? What is a green brick? And why was it crucial to handle wet bricks with the flat of one's hand only? Find the answers to these questions at Bursledon Brickworks in Southampton. The site which is now an industrial museum tells the whole story ...
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Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum
Swanwick Lane
SO31 7HB Southampton, United Kingdom

St Austell | United Kingdom
The view from the visitors platform down into the 100 metre deep opencast mine in St Austell in the south west of England reveals modern machinery doing work which was once performed almost exclusively by people. From the middle of the 18th century onwards, and usually under harsh conditions, ...
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Wheal Martyn
Carthew
PL26 8XG St Austell, United Kingdom

Swansea | United Kingdom
Computer screens with interactive film sequences. Graphics and projections. Multi-media shows demonstrating how fireproof bricks, iron and steel were manufactured. The first impressions make it unmistakably clear that the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea (Wales) prides itself on ...
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National Waterfront Museum
Oystermouth Road
SA1 3RD Swansea, United Kingdom

Telford | United Kingdom
Length: 30.6 metres. Height: 16.75 metres. Weight: 378 tons. These are the basic facts about the Iron Bridge, which spans the Severn Valley in Telford. But who can regard the history of the first ever iron bridge in mere statistics? It is universally recognised as the symbol of the industrial ...
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Iron Bridge World Heritage Site
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Coach Road Coalbrookdale
TF8 7DQ Telford, United Kingdom

Wakefield | United Kingdom
You had better dress up warm here. For you’ll be going 140 metres underground. And below the earth it is cold, damp and dark. The National Coalmining Museum for England, near Overton in West Yorkshire, is located in one of the oldest collieries in the United Kingdom. Here visitors can don a miner’s ...
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National Coal Mining Museum for England
Caphouse Colliery
New Road Overton
WF4 4RH Wakefield, United Kingdom

Waltham Abbey | United Kingdom
If you put saltpetre, charcoal and sulphur together the result is an explosive mixture. Gunpowder changed the face of the world. One of the main contributors was the Royal Gunpowder Mills in Essex. For 300 years the works near Waltham Abbey researched and produced almost everything to do ammunition ...
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Royal Gunpowder Mills
Beaulieu Drive
EN9 1JY Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom

Frederiksvaerk | Denmark
Frederiksvaerk boasts a remarkable history along the lines of well-known English factory villages such as Coalbrookdale, New Lanark and Saltaire. Based on waterpower Frederiksvaerk once housed the national armament industry and was a worldwide supplier of military equipment. In the 1720s an agate ...
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Frederiks Vaerk Museum of Industry
Industrimuseet Frederiks Værk
Torvet 18-20
DK 3300 Frederiksvaerk, Denmark

Abentheuer | Germany
Erste Erwähnungen findet die Eisenhütte Abentheuer 1520, hier baut Paulus Eisenschmidt ein Hüttenwerk auf. Die Familie Huet betreibt dieses von 1657-1699 weiter. 1699 geht die Eisenhütte an Remacle Joseph Hauzeur über, er baut einen Eisenkonzern auf. Dieser wird 1763 von der Familie Stumm gekauft, ...
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Abentheuer Iron Works
Mühenbergstraße 1-3
55767 Abentheuer, Germany

Altena | Germany
It’s an all rounder: tough, delicate, shining, decorative. It’s always flexible and it’s quite simply indispensable in everyday life. This amazing material is wire and everybody knows what that is. But if the only thing you associate with the term is barbed wire or wire netting you’re in for a huge ...
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German Museum of Wire
Fritz-Thomée-Straße 12
58762 Altena, Germany

Augsburg | Germany
The former railway depot and workshop, covering about 35,000 square meters, was built in 1906 by the Königlich-Bayerische Staatseisenbahnen (Royal Bavarian State Railways). Today the whole complex is listed. The restoration of the buildings and facilities started in 2014 and is due to last several ...
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Railway Park
Firnhaberstraße 22c
86159 Augsburg, Germany

The director of the Electoral State of Saxony Saline Baths in Dürrenberg, Johann Gottfried Borlach, was a stubborn man. He had people drilling for saline sources for 19 years. Finally, on 15th September 1763, he struck lucky at a depth of 223 metres. The discovery turned a hitherto obscure place ...
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The Graduation Tower and the Borlach Museum
Borlach-Museum
Borlachplatz 1
06231 Bad Dürrenberg, Germany

Bad Sassendorf | Germany
The Museum “Westphalian Salt Experience” traces 5.000 years of history that salt and brine made along the ancient trade route of the Hellweg and it sheds light on various aspects of salt that are less known. Brine, salty water which washes out subterranean deposits of rock salt, surfaced along the ...
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Westphalian Salt Experience
An der Rosenau 2
59505 Bad Sassendorf, Germany

Balve | Germany
Smoking chimneys and industrial spires towering into the heavens! Not here! The Luisenhütte in Balve-Wocklum looks almost cosy. No steel, no complicated tangles of pipes, no gigantic engine house. Instead there’s an angular half-timbered quarry-stone building set amongst quiet trees, and a nearby ...
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Luisenhütte
Wocklumer Allee
58802 Balve, Germany

Baruth | Germany
In 1716 Count Sigismund Friedrich (1696-1738) established a glassworks about 7 km from the small town of Baruth that lies 60 km south of Berlin. The community that grew up around the works gained the name ‘Glashütte’. The works continued to operate until 1980.The historical monument Baruther ...
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Baruth Glassmaking Village
Hüttenweg 20
15837 Baruth, Germany

Bendorf-Sayn | Germany
The casting hall in the Gothic style at the Bendorf ironworks, Sayn, 10 km north of Koblenz, is one of the most monumental industrial buildings in Europe. A blast furnaces was built at Bendorf in 1769 by Clemens Wenzeslaus, Elector of Trier. When the state of Nassau was absorbed into Prussia the ...
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Sayner Hütte iron works
Informationen | Information: Rhein. Eisenkunstguss-Museum Schloss Sayn, Abteistr. 1 Fon: +49 (0)2622 - 902913 Anschrift der Hütte:
In der Sayner Hütte
56170 Bendorf-Sayn, Germany

Benndorf | Germany
Broad, undulating fields and rows of fruit trees line the stretch of the oldest narrow-gauge railway in Germany. At the front of the train is one of the original Mansfeld steam engines. Clattering behind it are historic wagons with open platforms and round iron stoves. Re-greened spoil tips which ...
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The Mansfeld Works Railway Line
Hauptstraße 15
06308 Benndorf, Germany

The museum of communications in Berlin claims to be Europe’s oldest postal museum. The collection was established in 1872 by the postmaster of imperial Germany, Heinrich von Stephan (1831-97), who, in 1866, had been commissioned by the government of Prussia to establish a federal postal service, ...
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Berlin Museum of Communications
Leipziger Strasse 16
10117 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
Brewhouse, warehouse, cooper’s workshop, horse stables, canteen and children’s home: the preserved complex of the historic Schultheiss Brewery clearly illustrates how a company that once ranked among the largest breweries in Europe was organized around 1900. The renovated industrial monument ...
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Culture Brewery
Schönhauser Allee 36
10405 Berlin, Germany

Berlin | Germany
How does electricity get into the socket? The Energy Museum in Berlin does not only vividly illustrate how electricity is generated and distributed, but it also traces the development of communication technology and home appliances. Several exhibits are shown in action. Whoever, for instance, kept ...
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Energy Museum
Teltowkanalstraße 9
12247 Berlin, Germany