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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

Eisenerz | Austria
The city museum of Eisenerz, centrally located in the Old Town Hall at the Bergmannplatz since 2011, takes the visitor back to the heyday of local ironwork in the 16th century, with the prestigious council chamber of 1583 and the former jail as proper setting.The museum tour leads visitors from the ...
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Museum in the Old Town Hall
Bergmannplatz 1
8790 Eisenerz, Austria

The Leoben MuseumsCenter with its state-of-the-art design translates 2,000 years of local, regional, and mining history into a complex experience that invites visitors to ride on “Seven rails into the past”. The seven rails stand for seven outstanding events that shape Leoben’s history and can be ...
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MuseumsCenter | Kunsthalle Leoben
Kirchgasse 6
8700 Leoben, Austria

Radmer | Austria
Copper has been mined in the Radmer valley since the Bronze Age. Between 1590 and 1620 Radmer was one of the most important Alpine copper mining regions. In 1855 the mine was closed, leaving a total of 60 galleries that are mostly unknown or not accessible.Only the Paradeisstollen with its labyrinth ...
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Copper Visitor Mine
Radmer 36
8795 Radmer, Austria

Vordernberg | Austria
Vordernberg was for many centuries the main centre of iron smelting south of the mountain. Most of the surviving monuments date from the reorganization of the trade in the mid-19th century. The centre of the town is a well with an elaborate wrought-iron cover of 1668. Adjacent to it is Radwerk IV, a ...
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Radwerk IV Blast Furnace Museum
Peter-Tunner-Straße 2
8794 Vordernberg, Austria

Wildalpen | Austria
The museum, located in the noble 17th century mansion that once belonged to the owner of a hammer mill, is devoted to the history of water supply and to the achievements in constructing the Vienna spring water pipeline which was of significant importance for the water supply of city.Since 1910 the ...
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Museum HochQuellenWasser
Säusenbach 14
8924 Wildalpen, Austria

The Rijeka’s torpedo launching and testing station is place where in 1866 the first torpedo Luppis-Whitehead was invented and tested.  Whitehead torpedo factory in Rijeka was the first torpedo factory on the world, and the Whitehead torpedoes became for almost half the century the standard navy ...
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Torpedo launching and testing station
Tvornica "Torpedo" PRO TORPEDO Rijeka
Milutina Baraca 19
51000 Rijeka, Croatia

Hejnice | Czech Republic
Hejnice is a small town on the River Smĕda in the Jezera Mountains in Bohemia, and was a municipality in the Sudentenland between 1938 and 1945. The museum is located at beautiful site of Jizera mountains landscape in former textile factory “Baumwollspinerei Karl Bienert und Söhne”, which is an ...
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Jizera Mountains Technical Museum
Jizerskohorské Technické Muzeum
Bily Potok 295
46362 Hejnice, Czech Republic

Lobeč u Mšena | Czech Republic
The Lobeč Brewery, a significant technical landmark of czech brewing industry, is situated in Central Bohemian Region, some 60 km north of Prague. The village is located on the edge of Kokořínsko Natural Reserve and was declared a Rural Heritage Zone with the local Brewery and a Baroque castle as ...
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Lobeč Brewery
Lobeč 34
27736 Lobeč u Mšena, Czech Republic

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

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

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