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03.06.15

ERIH - Annual Conference 2015 - Registration is now open

21 to 23 October 2015 in Pilsen, Czech Republic


26.02.15

Call for Papers - ERIH Annual Conference 2015 - 21-23 October in Pilsen (CZ)

Conference subject: How to attract new Audiences?

New Ideas and Innovations for the Interpretation...


10.02.15

Invitation to tender for work contracts

For the implementation of the work programme in the framework of the CREATIVE EUROPE PROGRAMME ERIH...


Welcome

to the European Route of Industrial Heritage, the tourism information network of industrial heritage in Europe. 

Currently we present more than 1,000 sites in 44 European countries. Among these sites there are 80 Anchor Points which build the virtual ERIH main route. On seventeen Regional Routes you can discover the industrial history of these landscapes in detail. All sites relate to thirteen European Theme Routes which show the diversity of European industrial history and their common roots.

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Anchor Point of the Day
Norwegian Sawmill Museum | Spillum

Norway’s success story begins with timber. For a time it was the country’s most important...

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Anchor Points

Anchor points illustrate the complete range of European industrial history.
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Regional Routes

The Regional Routes link landscapes and sites which have left their mark on European industrial history.
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European Theme Routes

Theme Routes take up specific questions relating to European industrial history.
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Biographies

History is always made by people. We present a selection of personalities who influenced the European industrial history.
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Do you know...

that it is possible to visit Europe's largest exhibition of fireplaces in the Knappenrode energy factory?

It’s the Gasometer in Oberhausen, Germany. The Gasometer (117.5 m. high, with a diameter of 67.6 m and a usable volume of 347.000 cubic metres) is also the largest gasometer in Europe. It was completed in 1929 as an interim store for waste gas from the nearby Good Hope Mill steelworks. Some time later it took up coking gas from the Osterfeld coking plant, and most of this was used to supply nearby industrial plants. The Gasometer was closed down in 1988. In 1999 Christo and Jeanne-Claude presented their spectacular art project "The Wall" in this highly unusual exhibition area.

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