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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

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

Malnisio di Montereale Valcellina | Italy
Without the water pipes climbing the steep slopes in the background this monumental wing-shaped building in the village of Malnisio could well be taken for a palace. In fact, it's a palace of hydroelectric power: for more than 80 years its powerful machines transformed the current of northern ...
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Power Plant Museum & Science Centre
Museo della Centrale & Immaginario Scientifico
Via Volta 27
33086 Malnisio di Montereale Valcellina, Italy

In the centre of Prato there can be found an industrial heritage site of European importance: The Campolmi Textile Factory. The two-storey, faithfully restored rectangular building with its courtyard, elegant water basin and slender brick chimney was constructed in 1863. Today it is a symbol of ...
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Campolmi Factory | Lazzerini Library | Textile Museum
Istituto culturale e di documentazione Lazzerini Via Puccetti, 3 59100 Prato Telephone +39 (0) 574 - 1837800
Museo del Tessuto Via Santa Chiara 24
59100 Prato, Italy

Pratovecchio Stia (Arezzo) | Italy
The elongated stone buildings with their regular, multi-storey rows of windows appear to be down-to-earth and tidy. Functional metal posts structure the bright and spacious room inside. Around 1900 this place in the hills of the Casentino region not far from Florence witnessed the hustle and bustle ...
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Museum of the Art of Woolmaking
Museo dell’Arte dell Lana Fondazione Luigi e Simonetta Lambard
Via Giovanni Santori 2
52017 Pratovecchio Stia, Italy

A dozen neatly arranged copper cauldrons, linked to tall distillation columns by curved pipes, the whole framed by smoothly jointed brick walls and permeated by the characteristic mix of sweet and dry scents that accompanies the production of brandy: Already at first glance the Grappa Distillery ...
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Poli Distillery – Poli Grappa Museum
Poli Distillerie – Poli Museo della Grappa
Via G. Marconi 46
36060 Schiavon, Italy

Rumelange | Luxembourg
Rumelange lies to the south of the Duchy of Luxembourg near the French border, in an area rich in iron ores, called ‘les roches rouges’ (the red rocks). Large-scale mining of ore began with a concession granted to Charles Joseph Collardt, owner of an ironworks at Dommeldange, in 1824. The scale of ...
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National Museum of Iron Ore Mines
Musée National des Mines de Fer Luxembourgeoises
Carreau de la Mine Walert
3714 Rumelange, Luxembourg

Amsterdam | Netherlands
Four huge copper silos stand side by side in the hall. Until 1988 this was the heart of the famous old Heineken brewery in Amsterdam. Now the world famous firm is using its historic building to present a highly modern interactive exhibition on itself and its products called “The Heineken ...
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Heineken Experience - Heineken Brewery
Stadhouderskade 78
1072 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands

Enschede | Netherlands
The TwentseWelle Museum is truly encyclopaedic. Het Grote Verhaal - "the huge narrative" - invites visitors to embark on a journey through time from the ice age to the present day. It is located in the town of Twente in the West of Holland, which once boasted a flourishing textile industry. One of ...
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TwentseWelle
Het Rozendaal 11
7523 XG Enschede, Netherlands

Haarlemmermeer | Netherlands
King William I of the Netherlands had a choice between 240 windmills or three coastal pumping stations. He could not afford to waste time because every year violent storms beat against the banks of the Haarlemmermeer. In 1836 the ever growing lake even threatened to flood Amsterdam. So two years ...
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Steam Pumping Station De Cruquius
Cruquiusdijk 27
2142 ER Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands

Hoorn | Netherlands
Some of the steam locomotives look just like outsize toys. Or exactly like Emma, the locomotive in Michael Ende’s fairytale about Jim Knopf and the train driver Lukas. But as soon as smoke begins to pour from the chimney and the whistle blows, it becomes quite clear that this is the real thing! The ...
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Hoorn-Medemblik Steam Tram Museum
Van Dedemstraat 8
1624 NN Hoorn, Netherlands

Kerkrade | Netherlands
Listen to it, look at it, touch it, smell it, try it out!...It’s clear from the start that Industrion in Kerkrade is a very special museum. Here you can discover the exciting and turbulent history of people and machines over the last 150 years. All the different activities take place in and around ...
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Continium - Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade, Netherlands

A celebration of technology – that's at the heart of the Wouda Steam Pumping Station's machine room near the village of Lemmer in Friesland. The four double steam engines, coupled with powerful flywheels driving eight round centrifugal pumps, are all sparkling and gleaming as on their very first ...
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Ir. D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station World Heritage Site
Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
Gemaalweg 1
8531 PS Lemmer, Netherlands

Medemblik | Netherlands
This place in the north of Holland is a twin milestone in Dutch industrial history. On the one hand it displays a huge number of original steam engines used in shipping and industry, most of which have been preserved thanks to the farsightedness of a private collector named Cees P. Jongert. On the ...
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Netherlands Steam Machine Museum
Nederlands Stoommachinemuseum
Oosterdijk 4
1671 HJ Medemblik, Netherlands

Ulft | Netherlands
Are you ready for action? The innovation centre ICER invites visitors to be key players of an interactive museum experience. Twelve displays guide them through all stages of manufacture in the iron industry: from the first brainstorming to the marketable product. On their way visitors are taken back ...
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ICER at DRU Industrial Park
Hutteweg 32
7071 BV Ulft, Netherlands

Zaandam | Netherlands
Creaking windmills, little wooden houses with green facades, hump-backed bridges, brand-new clogs, row and rows of cheese blocks. And water wherever you look. Zaanse Schans could come straight out of a picture book of Holland in the 17th and 18th century. Time seems to have stopped still here. The ...
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Zaanse Schans
De Zaanse Schans
Schansend 1
1509 AW Zaandam, Netherlands

Zevenaar | Netherlands
The old Aberson cascade handform press may be over 100 years old but still cannot be written off completely. For visitors of all ages can bake their own personal bricks here and take them back home as mementos. The De Panoven brickworks in the far east of the Netherlands were closed down in 1983. In ...
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De Panoven Brick Works
Panovenweg 18
6905 DW Zevenaar, Netherlands