MEMBERS OF ERIH

Please find below the current list of ERIH members.
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Stralsund | Germany
If you want to experience the sound and the atmosphere of an old printery visit Stralsund at the Baltic Sea. In this medieval Hanseatic city until 1931 the largest German game cards factury operated. Since 2009 the society „Jugendkunst e. V.“ runs a living museum called „Spielkartenfabrik ...
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Stralsund Game Card Factory
Katharinenberg 35
18435 Stralsund, Germany

Villingen-Schwenningen | Germany
The Wuerttembergische Clock Factory is located in the center of the city of Schwenningen, once called the world’s largest clock town. It is considered the oldest clock factory in the former German state of Wuerttemberg. The factory’s founder Johannes Buerk, started his manufacturing career with an ...
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Museum of industrial clock making
Bürkstraße 39
78054 Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany

Wietze | Germany
Petroleum has been extracted around the small town of Wietze on the edge of the Lüneburg Heide, 12 km west of Celle, since the 16th century when it was used as a lubricant and for medicinal purposes. In 1858-59 the geologist Konrad Hunæus drilled the first oil well in the area, and about 2000 wells ...
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German Petroleum Museum
Schwarzer Weg 7-9
29323 Wietze, Germany

Wuppertal | Germany
Zwischen 1890 und 1969 gab es im Bergischen Land über 200 Kilometer schmalspurige Straßenbahnstrecken. Erhalten geblieben sind ganze 3,3 Kilometer zwischen Wuppertal-Kohlfurth und -Cronenberg. Dieses Reststück nahmen 1973 die Straßenbahnfreunde des Vereins Bergische Museumsbahnen in ihre Obhut. Die ...
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Bergisch Tram Museum
Elektrische Straßenbahn Kohlfurth–Cronenberg
Kohlfurther Brücke 57
42349 Wuppertal, Germany

Nowadays the River Wupper would be useless for bleaching yarn. It is simply not clean enough. Not like the old days when it gave rise to one of the oldest industrial regions in Germany. How the economic, social and cultural upheavals between 1750 and 1850 in the Wuppertal region all hang together is ...
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Historical Centre - Engels-House and Museum of Early Industrialization
Engelsstraße 10
42283 Wuppertal, Germany

This factory was already a technical museum before it ceased operations, because briquetting presses and plate dryers from the 1883-1895 series were running here till 1959. A single 12 horsepower steam engine was responsible for driving the transmission: it was later replaced by an electric motor. ...
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Brown Coal Processing Museum in the „Herrmannschacht“ Briquette Factory
Mitteldeutscher Umwelt- und Technikpark
Naumburger Straße 99
06712 Zeitz, Germany

Tampere | Finland
The pioneer of large-scale manufacturing in the Finnish city of Tampere was the Scot James Finlayson (1771-1852) who, after a spell working in St Petersburg, established an engineering shop in the early 1820s using the water-power provided by the Tammerkoski river. He diversified into cotton ...
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Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Työväenmuseo Werstas
Väinö Linnan aukio 8
33210 Tampere, Finland

Built on a mining site with a long and rich history of its own, Tellure offers an exciting combination of museum areas, interactive workshops, 3-D images and visits to authentic silver mines which have been carefully preserved in their original natural environment. Numerous special effects are used ...
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TELLURE – The Underground Worlds Exploration Centre
TELLURE – Centre d’exploration des mondes souterrains Office de Tourisme du Val d'Argent
86, Rue Wilson
68160 Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France

Uckange | France
Blast furnace U4 is a rusty fossil. The oldest furnace in the Lorraine coal basin stands alone on an open industrial steppe alongside the 953 main road and the River Fensch. The adjacent furnaces have been demolished one by one. The struggle to keep it in existence lasted 15 years. Since 1935 blast ...
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Blast Furnace U4
Parc haut-fourneau U4
1, Jardin des Traces
57270 Uckange, France

The museum in Agia Paraskevi on the island of Lesvos is located in a former communal oil mill, in which both architectural features and the machines have been restored to their original condition. The principal theme of the displays is the changes that the introduction of mechanical power brought to ...
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Museum of Industrial Olive Oil Production in Lesvos
811 02 Agia Paraskevi, Greece

The history of bauxite in Greece dates back in the beginning of the 20th century (1920s) when the first explorations took place in the Oiti-Ghiona-Parnassos area. In mid 1960s, Vagonetto’s Tunnel 850 opened as a working gallery, one of the first for the mining of bauxite in mountain Ghiona. The ...
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Fokis Mining Park „Vagonetto“
51st km National Road Lamia-Amfissa
33100 Amfissa, Greece

Athens | Greece
The Industrial Gas Museum operates in the premises of Athens gasworks. When entering the museum, the visitor can get general information on industrial history and industrial heritage. Inside the museum the history of Athens gasworks along with other gasworks in Greece and in Europe is being ...
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Industrial Gas Museum
Gazi Pireos 100
11854 Athens, Greece

Dimitsana | Greece
Dimitsana is a village some 30 km north-west of Tripolis in the Central Peloponnese. The museum is close to a celebrated beauty spot called Kefalari-tou Al-Yanni. All the restored industrial buildings on the 10 ha site depended on water power. A corn mill has working equipment powered by a ...
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Open-air water-power museum
Kefalari Ai-Yannis
220 07 Dimitsana, Greece

Pyrgos Tinou | Greece
The Museum of Marble Crafts in Pirgos, on the island of Tinos, presents the technology of marble. At the same time, brings to the fore the social and economic context in which the local workshops evolved. The permanent exhibition comprises a variety of original works in marble: mundane, ...
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Museum of Marble Crafts of Tinos
Panormos Tinou
842 01 Pyrgos Tinou, Greece

Soufli | Greece
Soufli, a town 65 km north-east of Alexandroupolis and a short distance from the Turkish border, was celebrated for its wine, spirits and cooked meats, and for ox carts that were manufactured there for the whole of Thrace, but above all for its silk. Mulberry trees thrive in the region, and ...
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Silk museum
73 E Venizelou St
684 00 Soufli, Greece

Sparta, in the southern Pelopponese, lies in the heart of one of the principal olive producing areas in the Mediterranean region. The museum illustrates the significance of olives in many contexts, in nutrition, body care and medicine, in lighting, in religion and in art. Artefacts and inscribed ...
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Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil
129 Othonos-Amalias St
231 00 Sparta, Greece

The brickworks were founded in 1926 by the Tsalapatas brothers and cover a total area of 22,000m2 (236,806ft2, or roughly 5,44 acres). The factory used to produce a wide variety of bricks and tiles and, at the peak of its activity, employed 250 people, with equipment corresponding to 300HP of ...
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Rooftile and Brickworks Musum N. & S. Tsalapats
Notia Pyli
38334 Volos, Greece

Lifetime Laboratory is located in the polychrome buildings of a nineteenth century waterworks on a steep hillside on the edge of Cork City. It was completed in 1863 and enlarged to take a second pumping engine in 1868. It closed during the 1970s after which many of the buildings were used for ...
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Lifetime Lab at Old Cork Waterworks
Lee Road
Cork, Ireland

Skerries | Ireland
Since the 12th century flour has been milled at this unique location. The fully restored complex brings to life the authentic workings of a five sail windmill, four sail windmill, water mill and bakery of the 1800's. This provides the visitor with examples of how wind and water energies were ...
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Skerries Mills
Miller's Ln
Skerries, Ireland

Abbadia San Salvatore | Italy
Abbadia San Salvatore is a town of about 7,000 people, 70 km south of Sienna and west of the Autostrada and railway from Florence to Rome. It was founded in the mid-8th century, and takes its name from an important Benedictine monastery. It is situated on the eastern slopes of Mount Amatio, an ...
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Abbadia San Salvatore Mining Museum
Museo Minerario di Abbadia San Salvatore
Piazzale R Rosare 2
Abbadia San Salvatore, Italy