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Thank you, Pilsen – The ERIH Conference 2015

Varied lectures and an entertaining sightseeing program were ready to welcome the more than 70...


ERIH - Annual Conference 2015 - Registration is now open

21 to 23 October 2015 in Pilsen, Czech Republic


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...


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

Currently we present more than 1,250 sites in 45 European countries. Among these sites there are 87 Anchor Points which build the virtual ERIH main route. On eighteen 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.


Anchor Point of the Day
Overburden Conveyer Bridge F60 | Lichterfeld

It looks like the Eiffel tower, only it’s called F60 and is situated in the Lausitz countryside...

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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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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...

which place has the most jewellery shops and manufacturers in Europe?

In Birmingham. The jewellery quarter flourished here for centuries : jewellery makers not only worked in small specialised workshops but also in large factories that exported their goods to all four corners of the globe. Rows and rows of jewellery shops featured jewellery from all the leading manufacturers in the country. In the "Museum of the Jewellery Quarter", an anchor point along the European Route of Industrial Heritage, visitors can watch goldsmiths and silversmiths at work in original jewellery workshops.

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