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The story of iron, steel and the people who produced it: That's what the Henrichshütte in Hattingen, one of eight sites of the Westphalian Industrial Museum, is centred around. Visitors are invited to discover the varied aspects of the industrial monument by following several theme routes. The path ...
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Henrichshütte Steelworks LWL Industrial Museum
Werksstraße 25
45527 Hattingen, Germany

The red bricks of the 100 year old briquette factory can already be seen from a distance. Today, it is at the heart of the Museum Energy Factory Knappenrode und at the same time its most fascinating exhibit. The time of the shout down in 1993 seems to have been uniquely preserved. Hammer mills, disk ...
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Saxon Museum of Industry | Energy Factory Knappenrode
Ernst-Thälmann-Straße 8
02977 Hoyerswerda, Germany

How did people used to make bricks? Where did they make them? And who made them? You can find the answers to all these questions on the historic brickworks site of the Westphalian Industrial Museum in Lage. The brickworks are situated in the heart of the Lippe region that was once renowned for its ...
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Lage Brick Works LWL Industrial Museum
Sprikernheide 77
32791 Lage, Germany

Lichterfeld | Germany
It looks like the Eiffel tower, only it’s called F60 and is situated in the Lausitz countryside near Lichterfeld. We’re talking about the largest existing overburden conveyor gantry which has ever been built. Now it’s the star attraction at the F60 visitor colliery. It doesn’t take you underground ...
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F60 Overburden Conveyer Bridge
Bergheider Straße 4
03238 Lichterfeld, Germany

Oberhausen | Germany
Between 1988 and 1992 the citizens of Oberhausen were involved in a passionate dispute. The bone of contention was a gasometer belonging to the disused Good Hope steel mill. Bulldozers had been ordered onto the site to demolish it and then sent back again. Some people considered it to be a filthy ...
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Gasometer
Arenastraße 11
46047 Oberhausen, Germany

Papenburg | Germany
A towering lobby of white and gold, glass-cased panorama lifts, galleries like opera boxes. This is where glittering worlds of leisure are created. Floating five-star hotels. Completely artificial towns laid out specially for smooth running and utmost comfort on the high seas. The Meyer wharf has ...
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Meyer Shipyard
Papenburg Tourismus GmbH
Ölmühlenweg 21
26871 Papenburg, Germany

Peenemünde | Germany
Peenemünde was once the embodiment of high-tech perfection – earlier and more modern than anywhere else in the world. Here in the extreme north-east of Germany the first long-distance rocket was set off in 1942. Some scientists even dreamt of developing a means of transport which would catapult ...
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The Peenemünde Historical Museum
Im Kraftwerk
17449 Peenemünde, Germany

Rüdersdorf | Germany
What is both, near Berlin and right in the middle of it? The answer is Rüdersdorf because the limestone dug out there is part of many of the capital's iconic buildings like the Brandenburg Gate. And that's only one of the many stories told by the Museum and Park Rüdersdorf where visitors walk ...
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Rüdersdorf Museum Park
Heinitzstrasse 1
15562 Rüdersdorf bei Berlin, Germany

Selb | Germany
Don’t be afraid of the jaw crusher: it might sound like a violent thug but in reality it is simply a machine for processing quartz, feldspar and china clay. The end result is breakfast dishes. In the European Industrial Museum of China in the Bavarian town of Selb everything revolves around the ...
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Porzellanikon
Werner-Schürer-Platz 1
95100 Selb, Germany

A museum that is still in production? A factory full of the noise of hammering and hissing, with a huge drop hammer beating glowing steel into shape? This is all part of the everyday life at the Hendrichs Drop Forge in Solingen. The machines here have never really stood still, not even in 1986 when ...
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Hendrichs Drop Forge LVR Industrial Museum
Merscheider Str. 289 - 297
42699 Solingen, Germany

The Völklinger Hütte (ironworks) in Germany’s Saarland, which was shut down in 1986, can be justifiably described as an industrial dinosaur. It extends over an area of 600,000 square metres and exemplifies the combined power of more than 100 years of iron and steel manufacturing. It was the first ...
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World Heritage Site Voelklingen Iron Works
Europäisches Zentrum für Kunst und Industriekultur
Rathausstraße 75
66302 Völklingen, Germany

The powerful steel framework offers a truly imperial view, being flanked by elegant sandstone towers each of which is crowned by an ornamental globe, the whole construction majestically reflected in the waters of the Dortmund-Ems canal. Not surprisingly, it was Emperor Wilhelm II himself who ...
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Henrichenburg Shiplift LWL Industrial Museum
Am Hebewerk 2
45731 Waltrop, Germany

Zehdenick | Germany
Climb aboard everyone! The historic field railway is waiting to take you on a tour of the Mildenberg brick park near Zehdenick in Brandenburg. Or join a guided tour and follow the procedures by which clay was turned into bricks during the last century. The brick moulder set off the process. Up until ...
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Mildenberg Brick Work Park
Ziegelei 10
16792 Zehdenick, Germany

Zwickau | Germany
Horchstraße, Audistraße, Trabantstraße. Schon der Blick auf den Stadtplan zeigt: Hier geht es um Autos. Und was für welche! Ein Horch 303 Feuerwehrwagen von 1927 zum Beispiel mit Deutschlands erstem serienmäßigen Achtzylinder unter der knallroten Haube. Oder ein DKW F 1 Baujahr 1931, dessen ...
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August Horch Museum
Audistraße 7
08058 Zwickau, Germany

Lace from Calais has been the best in the world for the past 200 years. It adorns clothing like evening gowns and gloves, and can be seen everywhere on sophisticated lingerie, whether this be the work of Jean-Paul Gaultier, Pierre Cardin or Chantal Thomass. The latter is the patron of the ...
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The International City for Lace and Fashion
Cité internationale de la dentelle et de la mode de Calais
135 quai du Commerce
62 100 Calais, France

Grossouvre | France
The ironworks in the Pays Loire Val d'Abois were once known all over the world. The area manufactured weapons for the French Revolution, pipelines for Madrid and Paris, and components for building the Eiffel Tower. Visitors can find out how this came about in the extensively restored former Charcoal ...
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Charcoal Hall of Grossouvre
Espace Métal - Halle de Grossouvre
Route de Véreaux
18600 Grossouvre, France

The sheer size of the central tip is enough to give you an idea of what was going on here once. Rising into the sky to the north is the stripped face of a sand stone quarry which once supplied filling material for the mined-out seams of coal below. Two gigantic buildings - the washeries for coke and ...
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Musée les Mineurs Wendel | La Mine Wendel
F 57540 Petite-Rosselle, France

They represented the acme of European technology prior to the Industrial Revolution: the Bologna-type silk-throwing machines. Not a single of them has survived, but a half-size reconstruction in the Museum of Industrial Heritage keeps them impressingly alive. Coupled with other functional models ...
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Museum of Industrial Heritage
Museo del Patrimonio Industriale
Fornace Galotti Via della Beverara 123
40131 Bologna, Italy

Carbone, the Italian word for coal has given its name to the Sardinian town of Carbonia. Its former colliery - Serbariu – now houses the most important coalmining museum in Italy. Just as the colliers once did, visitors first enter the lamp room which in this case has the dimensions of an extended ...
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Italian Centre for Coal Mining Culture
Centro Italiano della Cultura del Carbone
Grande Miniera di Serbariu
09013 Carbonia, Italy

How does a drop of water transform into electric power? The high halls of Cedegolo's historical Museum of Hydroelectric Power, bathed in light, offer answers that affect all senses. The experience starts with the sphere's room: A double video projection on opposing semispheres follows a drop's ...
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Museum of Hydroelectric Energy
Museo dell'energia idroelettrica
Via Roma 48
25051 Cedegolo, Italy