MEMBERS OF ERIH

Please find below the current list of ERIH members.
You can either see all members in Europe or select the members by individual countries. 

Blaenavon | United Kingdom
This is the first dedicated World Heritage Centre in the UK and is the focal point for the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site. The Visitor Centre combines video presentations, interactive touch screen monitors and oral history with more traditional displays to explain the leading ...
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Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
Church Road
Blaenavon, United Kingdom

Carnlough | United Kingdom
Industrial heritage display featuring limestone quarrying in Carnlough, iron mining in Glenravel and other industries of the Glens of Antrim in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The interpretation display in The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall celebrates Carnlough’s harbour, its maritime ...
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The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall
Harbour Road
BT44 0EU Carnlough, United Kingdom

Carrickfergus | United Kingdom
The gasworks at Carrickfergus was characteristic of those built in small towns all over Europe in the mid-19th century when the growth of main line railways made possible the distribution of coal to most parts of the continent. The works was opened in 1855, and the last significant alterations made ...
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Flame - The Gasworks Museum of Ireland
44 Irish Quarter West
BT38 8AT Carrickfergus, United Kingdom

Coatbridge | United Kingdom
Summerlee is a heritage park with a large exhibition hall whose aim is ‘to preserve and interpret the history of the local coal, iron, steel and engineering industries, and of the communities that depended upon them’. It is located in Coatbridge, once known as ‘the iron burgh’. Features include the ...
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Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life
Heritage Way
ML5 1QD Coatbridge, United Kingdom

Dudley | United Kingdom
There’s no towpath for your horse, and no engine in your boat, so how do you get your narrowboat through the long tunnel into the vast limestone caverns? You have to get out and push! Two men would lie across the narrowboat and ‘walk’ along the tunnel walls, pushing along tons of boat and its cargo. ...
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Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust
501 Birmingham New Road
DY1 4SB Dudley, United Kingdom

Dumbarton | United Kingdom
The award-winning Scottish Maritime Museum at Irvine and Dumbarton is home to Scotland's seafaring heritage. At two  sites in the west of Scotland you can learn about Scotland’s importance to maritime history, including about the people that built and sailed Scottish ships around the world. At the ...
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Scottish Maritime Museum Dumbarton
Denny Ship Model Experiment Tank
Castle Street
G82 1QS Dumbarton, United Kingdom

Forres | United Kingdom
Dallas Dhu Distillery was built in 1898, at the tail end of a major boom in the Scotch whisky demand resulting from severe damage to the French brandy production caused by Phylloxera, which had ravaged vinyards in France since the 1860s. Situated on the edge of the town of Forres, Dallas Dhu falls ...
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Dallas Dhu Distillery
Mannachie Road
IV36 2RR Forres, United Kingdom

Fraserburgh | United Kingdom
The development of lighthouses owed much to Scottish engineers, and particularly to the dynasty established by Robert Stevenson (1771-1850), who was engineer to the Northern Lighthouse Board for much of his working life, and designed 20 lighthouses, as well as building roads and bridges. He should ...
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The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses
Kinnaird Head
Stevenson Road
AB43 9DU Fraserburgh, United Kingdom

Glenarm | United Kingdom
Limestone has been quarried in Glenarm since the late 18th Century. The Limestone industry has had a key influence on the development of Glenarm. The harbour was built in the 1860’s for the export of limestone and iron ore. Limestone has contributed significantly to the Glenarm economy since recent ...
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Glenarm Visitor Centre
17 New Road
BT44 0AA Glenarm, United Kingdom

Irvine | United Kingdom
The award-winning Scottish Maritime Museum at Irvine and Dumbarton is home to Scotland's seafaring heritage. At two  sites in the west of Scotland you can learn about Scotland’s importance to maritime history, including about the people that built and sailed Scottish ships around the world. The ...
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Scottish Maritime Museum Irvine
The Linthouse
Harbour Road
KA12 8QE Irvine, United Kingdom

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

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

Newtongrange | United Kingdom
What is the link between a certain Lady Victoria, black diamonds and a place called Newtongrange in Scotland? It’s simple? For Lady Victoria is the name of the old colliery in Newtongrange and when the locals talk about black diamonds they mean coal which was once mined in huge quantities before ...
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National Mining Museum Scotland
Lady Victoria Colliery
EH22 4QN Newtongrange, 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

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

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