MEMBERS OF ERIH

Please find below the current list of ERIH members.
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Kidderminster | United Kingdom
The town of Kidderminster on the lower reaches of the River Stour in Worcestershire gave its name in the seventeenth century to ‘Kidderminster Stuff’, a fairly heavy woollen fabric used for curtains and for ‘carpets’ (in the sense of cloths laid on tables or chests). In the course of the eighteenth ...
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Museum of Carpet
Stour Vale Mill
Green Street
DY10 1AZ Kidderminster, United Kingdom

Menai Bridge | United Kingdom
Menai Suspension BridgeCompleted on 30 January 1826, the Menai Bridge was a triumph of civil engineering – the biggest suspension bridge in the world at the time. Sixteen huge chains held up 579 feet of deck, giving 100 feet of clearance for tall sailing ships navigating the Menai Strait. The Menai ...
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The Menai Strait Bridges
Menai Bridge Community Heritage Trust Thomas Telford Centre
Mona Road
LL59 5EA Menai Bridge, United Kingdom

Merthyr Tydfil | United Kingdom
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery is one of the great “finds” of the South Wales Valleys. The castle was built in 1824 by the ironmaster William Crawshay the second. It overlooked his immensely successful ironworks which were the largest in the world in the first quarter of the nineteenth ...
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Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Brecon Road
CF47 8RE Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom

Neath | United Kingdom
In 1584 Ulrich Frosse exploited the natural resources of Aberdulais to smelt copper ‘…far from the pryinge eyes of his competitors’. His pioneering work helped Wales to become the world’s first Industrial nation. And as water continued to cascade through the centuries, the industries continued to ...
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Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall
Aberdulais
SA10 8EU Neath, United Kingdom

New Abbey | United Kingdom
A beautiful two-storeyed mill dating from the late 18th century, built from white-washed local stone, with a grain-drying kiln and adjoining miller‘s house. The mill has been restored and brought back into working condition in order to demonstrate the milling process, and guided tours are available. ...
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New Abbey Corn Mill
DG2 8BX New Abbey, United Kingdom

New Tredegar | United Kingdom
The Elliot Colliery two storey winding house (1891) contains a magnificent Victorian steam engine, once part of the local coal mine. Today it stands as a community museum and visitors can experience the massive engine in operation and learn about local history. New Tredegar typifies the urbanisation ...
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Elliot Colliery Engine House
White Rose Way
NP24 6DF New Tredegar, United Kingdom

Newport | United Kingdom
Located just outside Newport, the Fourteen Locks Canal Visitor Centre traces the growth and decline of the Crumlin Branch of the Monmouthshire Canal and its role in transporting commodities such as coal, iron, limestone and bricks from the Ebbw and Sirhowy valleys to the port of Newport. A computer ...
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Fourteen Locks
Cwm Lane Highcross Rogerstone
NP10 9GN Newport, United Kingdom

Port Talbot | United Kingdom
Set in a country park the museum is run by a committed group of ex-miners. Main features include a traditional miners cottage scene, historic photographs illustrating the miners way of life, the poignant story of the children underground and early mining equipent displayed in a realistic setting. ...
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South Wales Miners Museum
Afan Forest Park Cynonville
SA13 3HG Port Talbot, United Kingdom

Poynton | United Kingdom
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Anson Engine Museum
Anson Road
SK12 1TD Poynton, United Kingdom

Shrewsbury | United Kingdom
This is really an iconic building of the industrialisation and a must-have-seen for everybody who is interested in the history of the industry: The 5-storey 55 m long red brick building at the northern suburbs of Shrewsbury was the first iron-framed building in the world. Together with Abraham ...
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Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings
Spring Gardens Ditherington
SY1 2SX Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

Southampton | United Kingdom
How is it that brickworkers were paid less when it rained? What is a green brick? And why was it crucial to handle wet bricks with the flat of one's hand only? Find the answers to these questions at Bursledon Brickworks in Southampton. The site which is now an industrial museum tells the whole story ...
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Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum
Swanwick Lane
SO31 7HB Southampton, United Kingdom

Taynuilt | United Kingdom
Bonawe is a remarkably complete charcoal-fired 18th-century iron furnace. Opened in 1753, it is possible to trace the entire manufacturing process from the surviving components at the site. These include the lade directing water to and from the furnace from the River Awe, driving the waterwheel ...
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Bonawe Iron Furnace
PA35 1JQ Taynuilt, United Kingdom

Trehafod | United Kingdom
They laboured like animals: bent double in the low galleries, their lungs full of dust, in constant fear of the walls collapsing, or a gas explosion. But despite all this, they were as proud as any farmer cultivating his own fields. For every collier was allocated his own particular underground ...
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Rhondda Heritage Park
Lewis Merthyr Colliery
Coed Cae Road
CF37 2NP Rhondda, United Kingdom

Wakes Colne | United Kingdom
The East Anglian Railway Museum is not only home to the most comprehensive collection of period railway architecture and engineering in the Region, but is also based at a working railway station on historic Stour Valley railway line, dating from 1847-1849. The Station House dates from the 1890´s ...
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East Anglian Railway Museum
Chappel and Wakes Colne Station
CO6 2DS Wakes Colne, United Kingdom

Wrexham | United Kingdom
The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct carries the waterway originally called the Ellesmere Canal, but now the Llangollen Canal, some 38 m above the River Dee, and is 308 m long. It was completed in 1805 under the direction of Thomas Telford, who in the initial stages of the project was responsible to William ...
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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Station Road Trevor
LL20 7YQ Wrexham, United Kingdom

The industrialisation of Saxony is based on mining which already started in the 10th century, thus creating capital and early technological expertise – a history that is particularly told by historical sites in the Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains). In the early 19th century textile processing became the ...
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TMGS Tourismus Marketing Gesellschaft Sachsen mbH
Bautzner Straße 45-47
01099 Dresden, Germany

Düsseldorf | Germany
No other German region has as many important witnesses of industrial history as North Rhine-Westphalia. A tight network of more than 60 industrial museums and visitor mines, almost 200 museums and facilities presenting the industrial history of NRW, and an even larger number of industrial and ...
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Tourismus NRW e.V.
Völklinger Straße 4
40219 Düsseldorf, Germany

Essen | Germany
The Regionalverband Ruhr co-ordinates the Route of Industrial Heritage at the Ruhr.
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Regionalverband Ruhr
Kronprinzenstraße 35
45128 Essen, Germany

Die Wenigsten denken beim Begriff "Frankfurt/Rhein-Main" an das industriekulturelle Erbe der Region. Dabei haben hier Unternehmen von Weltruhm gewirkt und ihre Spuren hinterlassen – und tun es heute noch: Von Aventis/Infraserv auf dem ehemaligen Hoechst-Gelände in Frankfurt, MAN Roland in Offenbach, ...
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KulturRegion Frankfurt RheinMain gGmbH | Route der Industriekultur Rhein-Main
Poststraße 16
60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Dalmine (BG) | Italy
The Dalmine Foundation emerged in 1999, on the initiative of TenarisDalmine, with the goal of promoting industrial culture and enhancing the history of a business that has remained deeply-rooted in the territory for over a century and is now part of Tenaris, a global steel tube manufacturer. ...
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Fondazione Dalmine
Piazza Caduti del 6 luglio 1944, n.1
24044 Dalmine, Italy

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