Norberg | Sweden
Lapphyttan is a site of world importance in industrial archaeology and a place where you can go back in time to see an early furnace in action. Archaeological excavations from the 1970s proved this was the oldest site discovered of a blast furnace – the innovation that revolutionised iron making. ...
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New Lapphyttan
Nya Lapphyttan
Västanforsvägen 30
Norberg, Sweden

Bäretswil | Switzerland
Between Bäretswil and Bauma the former Neuthal spinning mill is situated. The historically important factory ensemble is wonderfully embedded in the hilly landscape of the Zurich Oberland and is classified as a site of national importance. The region experienced an incredible boom in the textile ...
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Neuthal Textile and Industrial Heritage
Neuthal 6
8344 Bäretswil, Switzerland

Schlatt | Switzerland
Only a few meters from where bathers and water sport aficionados enjoy the Rhine in fine weather stands Klostergut Paradies, with its unique Iron Library. The core of this special library, set in the idyllic surroundings a former convent, is literature on the history of iron and steel. The ...
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Iron Library
Eisenbibliothek, Stiftung der Georg Fischer AG
Klostergut Paradies
8252 Schlatt, Switzerland

Belgrade | Serbia
The Nikola Tesla Museum is one of the world's most unique scientific and cultural institutions, because its collection contains Tesla's valuable legacy. Tesla (1856 - 1943) is a Serbian-American inventor and scientist, a pioneer in electrification, significantly influenced the technological ...
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Nikola Tesla Museum
Музеј Николе Тесле
Krunska 51
11000 Belgrade, Serbia

The Vučje hydropower plant is located on the Vučjanka River rising below the Kukavica Mountain. At the beginning of the 20th century, Leskovac had enough businessmen ready to invest capital and become pioneers of the new age making possible all the above technical wonders by using the new energy ...
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'Vučje' Hydroelectric Power Plant
Hidroelektrana "Vučje"
16000 Leskovac, Serbia

The 'Sveta Petka' hydropower plant is located on the Nišava River rising in Bulgaria. The most famous geological formation created by the Nišava River is the so-called Sićevačka Gorge containing the 'Sveta Petka' and 'Sićevo' hydropower plants, both designed by Nikola Tesla and ĐorđeStanojević.  ...
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'Sveta Petka' Hydroelectric Power Plant
Hydrocentrala 'Sveta Petka'
18000 Niš, Serbia

The 'Pod Gradom' hydropower plant is situated below the walls of the medieval town of Užice, on the Đetinja River. Today it is a small living museum and a location on the cultural route 'Tesla Ways'. The idea of professor Đorđe Stanojević (1858-1921) regarding the Đetinja River water utilisation ...
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'Pod Gradom' Hydroelectric Power Plant
Hydrocentrala Pod Gradom
31000 Užice, Serbia

Abanto-Zierbena | Spain
The Asociación Cultural Meuseo Minero (Cultural Association for the Mining Museum) was established in 1986 as mining was finally coming to an end, and opened the museum in 2001. Its headquarters is in an old slaughterhouse near a vast open-cast pit, Corta Concha II, from which siderite (iron ...
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Mining Museum of the Basque Country
Museo de la Minería del País Vasco
Barrio Campodiego s/n
48500 Abanto-Zierbena, Spain

Standing in the heart of Pagoeta Natural Park, next to the Iturraran homestead, the Agorregi Ironworks and flour mills, plus the infrastructure of reservoirs, dams and canals. This faithfully reproduces the 18th century iron industry. The earliest records date it to the beginning of the fifteenth ...
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Agorregi Ironworks and Mill
Ferrería y Molinos de Agorregi
Pagoeta Natural Park Laurgain Auzoa Barreiatua, 13
20809 Aia, Spain

The industrial landscape resulted from the iron smelting activities of Ajuria & Urigoitia, one of the first steel mills in the country. Visitors have the chance to see the state’s first electric induction furnace and the first blast furnace of Euskadi. Situated at the entrance to the Aizkorri-Aratz ...
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Ajuria & Urigoitia Industrial Forest
Intuxi, 48
01250 Araia, Spain

The Ilgner building is the only building still standing out of Barakaldo’s entire Altos Hornos de Vizcaya (AHV) steel works complex which was used for production. It is a concrete building, both monumental and grandiose thanks to its construction materials and its plan. It was built in 1927 to house ...
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Ilgner Electrical Transformers Building
Avenida Altos Hornos de Vizcaya, 33
48901 Barakaldo, Spain

The Igartza monument complex has its origins in the 14th century, when the Lord of Lazcano built a tower and a wooden bridge. The monuments that we see today date from the 16th and 17th centuries, and the complex includes a palace, mill, forge, dam, hermitage, bridge, cross and the Hotel Dolarea.  ...
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The Igartza Monumental Complex
Igartzako Monumentu Multzoa
Igartzako plaza, 1
20200 Beasain, Spain

Bilbao | Spain
Bilbao Maritime Museum is located on the former site of the outbuildings of the Euskalduna shipyard. Its purpose is to preserve and present the history, culture, and identity of the men and women who have lived on and from the sea in Bilbao and Biscay, areas with a strong maritime tradition. The ...
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Bilbao Maritime Museum
Euskal Itsas Museoa
Muelle Ramón de la Sota 1
48013 Bilbao, Spain

Konsoni Lantegia is a warehouse where the Basque Government Department of Culture and Linguistic Policy stores all the moveable industrial items considered to be Cultural Heritage. Visitors to this old store can find around 2000 items: old motorbikes, fire trucks, linotype machines and printing ...
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Konsoni Lantegia. Basque Country Industrial Heritage Warehouse
Konsoni Lantegia, Depósito de Patrimonio Industrial de Euskadi
Ribera de Zorrotzaurre, 20
48014 Bilbao, Spain

Castrillón | Spain
In 1833, a Belgian company settled in Arnao with a radically innovative project in Asturias, a vertical pit was drilled for the extraction of coal below sea level. Today, its spectacular headframe is one of the most striking elements of the museum. The underwater mine continued working until the ...
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Arnao Mine and Museum
Museo de la Mina de Arnao
La mina, 7
33450 Castrillón, Spain

Donostia-San Sebastián | Spain
The Basque Maritime Museum is located in one of the few buildings that survived when the city was burned to the ground by British and Portuguese troops after the siege of 1813. The museum has no permanent exhibition but annually presents several large temporary exhibitions on the Basque maritime ...
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Basque Maritime Museum
Museo Marítimo Vasco
Kaiko pasealekua, 24
20003 Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

Donostia-San Sebastian | Spain
The oldest cable car in Euskadi covers 312.5 metres at a speed of 1.5 m/s, climbing 151 metres. It was opened on 25 August 1912, and its wooden carriages still conserve the charm of that period. From the base of the mountain, the cable car takes you directly to the panoramic terraces of Mount ...
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Monte Igueldo Cable Car
Funicular Monte Igueldo
Plaza del Funicular, 4
2008 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain

Donostia-San Sebastián | Spain
The cement museum at Donostia was established in 2000 by the company which now forms part of the Heidelberg group, and still has a plant in Donostia-San Sebastián. The museum occupies a modern building and its displays tell the story of mortars from antiquity to the present day, with particular ...
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Rezola Cement Museum
Museum Cemento Rezola
36 Añorga Hiribidea
20018 Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

Eibar | Spain
The town of Eibar boasts an arms-making tradition, particularly damascened arms, that spans several centuries. Located on the 5th floor of the former arms factory 'Aguirre y Aranzabal' the museum gives visitors an insight into the evolution of the town's industrial past and technological ...
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Arms Industry Museum
Museo de la Industria Armea
Bista Eder 10
20600 Eibar, Spain

Asturias was one of the most important coal mining regions in Spain and the museum at El Entrego, 3 km south of Langreo, provides evidence of the role of the mining industry in the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum is located in a spectacular series of colliery structures. A steel headstock ...
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Asturian Museum of Mining and Industry
Musea de la Minería y de la Industria de Asturias
El Trabanquin
33940 El Entrego, Spain

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