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. 

Bestwig | Germany
Unternehmen Sie eine Entdeckungsreise ins Innere der Erde und erleben die Faszination Bergbau hautnah. Nachdem Sie mit Helm und Schutzkleidung versorgt wurden, fahren Sie mit der originalen Grubenbahn 1,5 km in den Berg ein. 300 m unter Tage - die Temperatur beträgt hier im Sommer wie im Winter ca. ...
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Sauerland visitor mine
Sauerländer Besucherbergwerk Ramsbeck
Glück-Auf-Straße 3
59909 Bestwig, Germany

Bitterfeld-Wolfen | Germany
"Women Make Better Diplomats", starring Marika Rökk, was the title of a costume movie made in 1941, that was hugely popular in Germany in the middle of the Second World War. But the real star of this shallow piece of trivia was not so much Frau Rökk as the newfangled Agfacolor process. For this film ...
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Industry and Filmmuseum
Chemiepark Bitterfeld-Wolfen Areal A
Bunsenstr. 4
06766 Bitterfeld, Germany

Dozens of children’s’ dreams are simultaneously fulfilled here. For example when the eyes of large and small railway fans light up as they climb into the driver’s cab of a steaming locomotive to watch the stoker shovelling coal into the crackling oven. Sometimes there’s a whole train attached to the ...
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Bochum-Dahlhausen Railway Museum
Dr.-C.-Otto-Straße 191
44879 Bochum, Germany

Bochum | Germany
This impressive hall was built as an exhibition hall by the Bochumer Verein ironworks for the 1902 world exhibition in Düsseldorf, after which it was used as a gas-blower and dynamo station in the cast-iron works. The airy steel construction is one of the first examples of purely functional ...
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Hall of the Century Bochum
An der Jahrhunderhalle 1
44793 Bochum, Germany

Borken (Hessen) | Germany
Borken is an old town in Hesse, 45 kilometers southwest of Kassel and roughly the same distance northeast of Marburg, in the heart of a region that relied on lignite mining for more than 400 years. The museum, founded in 1992 and located in a timber-framed building called Am Amtsgericht in the town ...
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Hessian Brown Coal Mining Museum
Am Freilichtmuseum 1
34582 Borken (Hessen), Germany

Braunsbedra | Germany
Slender, pointed gable windows and a rosette in the middle of the red brick facade make the Pfännerhall central workshop look more like the outside of a church. But once inside it is patently clear that this building was once used to house briquette-making machines and repair locomotives. Nowadays ...
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Pfännerhall Central Workshop
Grubenweg 4
06242 Braunsbedra, Germany

Darmstadt | Germany
The museum, built by Alfred Messel in 1902, houses various interesting collections for example history of art, cultural history, geology, palaeontology and zoology. It is known as one of the very few universal museums in the world. Special exhibitions that take place regularly complete the museums ...
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Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Abteilung Schriftguss, Satz und Druckverfahren
Kirschenallee 88
64293 Darmstadt, Germany

Dessau-Roßlau | Germany
Fireproof, weatherproof, resilient, comfortable and extremely safe. These are the properties that swiftly made Junkers aircraft classics of aviation history. Less well-known are the other achievements of the famous aeroplane manufacturer, above all the invention of the bathroom gas geyser which ...
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Dessau technical museum
Kühnauer Straße 161
06846 Dessau-Roßlau, Germany

Dessau-Roßlau | Germany
Along with other architects of the "New Building" group, Walter Gropius, the director of the Bauhaus Dessau Design Academy, was a leading figure in the building of housing estates in the 1920s. After the First World War housing was scarcer than ever. Between 1926 and 1928 Gropius designed the Törten ...
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The steel house | Törten housing estate
Stahlhaus – Info-Punkt der Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau für die Siedlung Dessau-Törten
Südstraße 5
06849 Dessau-Roßlau, Germany

Dortmund | Germany
For outsiders the Hansa coking plant was a forbidden city for more than 60 years. Its roads and bridges were permeated with the smell of tar, its buildings and towers covered with layers of coal dust, day and night. Every ten minutes the endless batteries of coking ovens had to be emptied and ...
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Hansa Coking Plant
Emscherallee 11
44369 Dortmund, Germany

Essen | Germany
Take a ride on the historical coaches of the Hespertalbahn (Herspertal railway) and enjoy the trip along the Baldeney lake. The museum railway takes you from Essen-Kupferdreh to Haus Scheppen, a former vassal estate of the abbey of Werden.Travelling through the today's recreational landscape ...
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Hespertal Railway
Prinz-Friedrich-Platz 3
45257 Essen, Germany

Frankenberg | Germany
Michael Thonet's (1796-1871) lifetime achievements impressively reflect the transition from handcraft to industrial mass production in the 19th century. Thonet is considered a pioneer of industrial design. Starting in 1819 he produced own designs using the then new bentwood process, which he ...
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Thonet Museum
Michael-Thonet-Straße 1
35066 Frankenberg, Germany

Frankfurt am Main | Germany
In 1881, the German architect Hermann Eggert won the design contest for the station hall, his runner-up in the contest, Johann Wilhelm Schwedler was made chief engineer for the steel-related works. The station was built by the contractor Philipp Holzmann with construction starting in 1883. The ...
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Central Station
Am Hauptbahnhof 1
60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Frankfurt am Main | Germany
In 1928, IG Farben was the world's fourth-largest company and its largest chemical company. Consequently, the space requirements for the building were for one of the largest office buildings ever constructed. It was designed in the New Objectivity style. The 250-metre long and 35-metre tall building ...
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Poelzig Building, former IG-Farbenhaus
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Fröndenberg/Ruhr | Germany
Die Produktion von Ketten bestimmte über hundert Jahre die Industriegeschichte der Stadt Fröndenberg. Die Produktpalette reichte von Ketten für die Landwirtschaft bis zu schweren Ketten insbesondere von Schiffs- und Ankerketten.  Neben den deutschen Werften und dem Bergbau des Ruhrgebiets ...
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Chainforge Musem
Kulturzentrum Ruhraue
Ruhrstrasse 12
58730 Fröndenberg, Germany

Großalmerode | Germany
The museum of Großalmerode, the „city of good clay”, takes its visitors on a trip through 800 years of clay work and glass-making, showing the development of local trades and their impact on the people involved, with a primary focus on the time from the beginning of the industrialization until the ...
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Museum of Glass and Ceramic
Kleiner Kirchrain 3
37247 Großalmerode, Germany

Großpösna | Germany
Central Germany has a long history of the extraction, refining and use of lignite. The testimony of this industry that profoundly shaped the landscape will soon be nothing more but "blue spots" – that is lakes – on the map. Only the few remaining open-cast mining machines will tell the story of the ...
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Bergbau-Technik-Park
Am Westufer 2
04463 Großpösna, Germany

For many centuries Halle was one of the principal salt-producing cities in Germany. The city’s name is an ancient Indo-Germanic word for salt, and the first documentary reference to the brine springs in the vicinity dates from 961 ad. In the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries salt was produced by ...
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Technical Museum of the Saltworks and Saltworkers
Mansfelder Strasse 52
06108 Halle, Germany

The Großauheim Museum of Industry is located in a formar electricity plant and exhibits the industrial history of Hanau. Since 2014 an interactive sound installation supplemented the exihibition.
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Großauheim Museum of Art and Industrial History
Pfortenwingert 4
63457 Hanau, Germany

Heringen (Werra) | Germany
The discovery of potassic salts in the valley of the river Werra, about 70 kilometers southeast of Kassel at the border of Hesse and Thuringia, in 1893 promoted the emergence of a still operating mining area with occasionally up to 30 pits and various potash plants processing the raw material to ...
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Werra Potash Mining Museum
Dickesstraße 1
36366 Heringen (Werra), Germany