MEMBERS OF ERIH

Please find below the current list of ERIH members.
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Villingen-Schwenningen | Germany
The Wuerttembergische Clock Factory is located in the center of the city of Schwenningen, once called the world’s largest clock town. It is considered the oldest clock factory in the former German state of Wuerttemberg. The factory’s founder Johannes Buerk, started his manufacturing career with an ...
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Museum of industrial clock making
Bürkstraße 39
78054 Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany

Wietze | Germany
Petroleum has been extracted around the small town of Wietze on the edge of the Lüneburg Heide, 12 km west of Celle, since the 16th century when it was used as a lubricant and for medicinal purposes. In 1858-59 the geologist Konrad Hunæus drilled the first oil well in the area, and about 2000 wells ...
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German Petroleum Museum
Schwarzer Weg 7-9
29323 Wietze, Germany

Wuppertal | Germany
Zwischen 1890 und 1969 gab es im Bergischen Land über 200 Kilometer schmalspurige Straßenbahnstrecken. Erhalten geblieben sind ganze 3,3 Kilometer zwischen Wuppertal-Kohlfurth und -Cronenberg. Dieses Reststück nahmen 1973 die Straßenbahnfreunde des Vereins Bergische Museumsbahnen in ihre Obhut. Die ...
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Bergisch Tram Museum
Elektrische Straßenbahn Kohlfurth–Cronenberg
Kohlfurther Brücke 57
42349 Wuppertal, Germany

Nowadays the River Wupper would be useless for bleaching yarn. It is simply not clean enough. Not like the old days when it gave rise to one of the oldest industrial regions in Germany. How the economic, social and cultural upheavals between 1750 and 1850 in the Wuppertal region all hang together is ...
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Historical Centre - Engels-House and Museum of Early Industrialization
Engelsstraße 10
42283 Wuppertal, Germany

This factory was already a technical museum before it ceased operations, because briquetting presses and plate dryers from the 1883-1895 series were running here till 1959. A single 12 horsepower steam engine was responsible for driving the transmission: it was later replaced by an electric motor. ...
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Brown Coal Processing Museum in the „Herrmannschacht“ Briquette Factory
Mitteldeutscher Umwelt- und Technikpark
Naumburger Straße 99
06712 Zeitz, Germany

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

The history of bauxite in Greece dates back in the beginning of the 20th century (1920s) when the first explorations took place in the Oiti-Ghiona-Parnassos area. In mid 1960s, Vagonetto’s Tunnel 850 opened as a working gallery, one of the first for the mining of bauxite in mountain Ghiona. The ...
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Fokis Mining Park „Vagonetto“
51st km National Road Lamia-Amfissa
33100 Amfissa, Greece

Athens | Greece
The Industrial Gas Museum operates in the premises of Athens gasworks. When entering the museum, the visitor can get general information on industrial history and industrial heritage. Inside the museum the history of Athens gasworks along with other gasworks in Greece and in Europe is being ...
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Industrial Gas Museum
Gazi Pireos 100
11854 Athens, Greece

Lifetime Laboratory is located in the polychrome buildings of a nineteenth century waterworks on a steep hillside on the edge of Cork City. It was completed in 1863 and enlarged to take a second pumping engine in 1868. It closed during the 1970s after which many of the buildings were used for ...
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Lifetime Lab at Old Cork Waterworks
Lee Road
Cork, Ireland

Skerries | Ireland
Since the 12th century flour has been milled at this unique location. The fully restored complex brings to life the authentic workings of a five sail windmill, four sail windmill, water mill and bakery of the 1800's. This provides the visitor with examples of how wind and water energies were ...
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Skerries Mills
Miller's Ln
Skerries, Ireland

Waterville | Ireland
The remote village of Waterville, Co. Kerry on the Wild Atlantic Way, was once home to one of the largest cable stations in the world. In 2000 it was recognized by the Institue of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (I.E.E.E.) as an Electrical Engineering milestone location.The “Story of ...
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Waterville Cable Station
"The Story of Waterville Cable Station" exhibition at Tech Amergin Community Arts and Education Centre
Waterville, Ireland

Abbadia San Salvatore | Italy
Abbadia San Salvatore is a town of about 7,000 people, 70 km south of Sienna and west of the Autostrada and railway from Florence to Rome. It was founded in the mid-8th century, and takes its name from an important Benedictine monastery. It is situated on the eastern slopes of Mount Amatio, an ...
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Abbadia San Salvatore Mining Museum
Parco Museo Minerario
Via Suor Gemma, 5
53021 Abbadia San Salvatore, Italy

The Park was born to preserve the history of metallurgy and mining activities carried on during three millenniums in the territory of the "Colline Metallifere Grossetane" (Metalliferous Hills in the province of Grosseto) ", activities that influenced the cultural landscape.The territory of the ...
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Parco Nazionale Tecnologico e Archeologico delle Colline Metallifere
Consorzio del Parco Tecnologico e Archeologico delle Colline Metallifere
Piazza Dante, 35
58100 Grosseto, Italy

The plan of the Geological and Mining Park of Sardinia has been elaborated by EMSA (Sardinian Mining Agency). It provides for eight areas which are spread over the entire island, and which have been selected depending on the geological and mining importance, archaeological remains and natural ...
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Geological Mining Park of Sardinia
Parco Geominerario Storico e Ambientale della Sardegna
Via Monteverdi 16
09016 Iglesias, Italy

Pray | Italy
Zignone Brothers wool mill – today better known as the “Factory of the Wheel” – was built in 1878 as a full cycle factory, manufacturing cloths from wool with all the processes internalized; big wheels activated by a turbine and connected with metal cable characterise this still working system – the ...
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Factory of the Wheel
Fabbrica della ruota
Regione Vallefredda, 1
13867 Pray, Italy

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

At TRACTION  is a remainder of the international railway past of Roosendaal. The visitors feel themselves as a part of a typical Dutch railway traction depot as it was before and just after the Second World war. They feel themselves at home between  working steam locomotives a swell as illustrious ...
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at TRACTION Rail Campus Roosendaal
Bosstraat 4704 RL Roosendaal
Office: Karel Doormanlaan 15
4819 BK Roosendaal, Netherlands

The windmills together with the former residence of their first owners, the family Hioolen (now restaurant) and the former “karotten” factory are the last remains of the once blooming snuff industry in Rotterdam. Our foundation has revived the old production methods and produces historical snuffs ...
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Snuff and Spices windmills „De Ster and De Lelie”
Plaszoom
3062 CL Rotterdam, Netherlands

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