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Narvik | Norway
It would be sea and iron-ore that would decide Narvik’s fate. Despite Narvik’s location north of the Arctic Circle, the town at the head of the Ofoten fjord is an ice -free port. Narvik has been and still is a reloading point for a seemingly inexhaustible supply of iron ore from Kiruna in ...
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Museum Nord - Narvik
Administrasjonsveien 3
8502 Narvik, Norway

The Norwegian Museum of Technology is full of pioneering, life-sustaining, and also miraculous discoveries and inventions. In a swift, highly varied and interactive manner it displays the extent to which the development of science, technology, industry and medicine are continually determining our ...
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Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology, Industry and Medicine
Norks Teknisk Museum
Kjelsåsveien 143
0491 Oslo, Norway

Seldom are nature and technology located so unexpectedly near to one another. A waterfall thunders into the depths right next to the old hydroelectric power station built in 1911, with which the Norsk Hydro company catapulted the rural parish of Rjukan into the industrial era. There is nothing to ...
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Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum World Heritage Site
Norsk Industriarbeidermuseum
Vemork
3661 Rjukan, Norway

Sweaters, socks, underwear, sportswear, swimwear – products like that were churned out by the Salhus Knitwear (Tricotage) Factory for more than 130 years. Notably knitwear branded Krone-Maco became quite known in Norway. For visitors the machines are still put into operation, since the former ...
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Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum
Norsk Trikotasjemuseum
Salhusvegen 201
5107 Salhus, Norway

According to the Norwegian writer, Frode Grytten, who was born and grew up in Odda: “The valley seems to have been created by a gigantic blow with a sledgehammer”. As early as the 19th century waterfalls, glaciers and dramatic mountain landscapes attracted countless tourists to the region around ...
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Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry
Norsk Vasskraft- og Industristadmuseum
Naustbakken 7
5770 Tyssedal, Norway

Top secret and highly explosive: the world visitors explore when entering the Exploseum was sealed to strangers for a long time. Right here one of the largest ammunition factories of the Third Reich came into being with the beginning of World War II, well hidden in the woods surrounding Bydgoszcz ...
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Leon Wyczolkowski District Museum Exploseum
Muzeum Okręgowe im. Leona Wyczółkowskiego EXPLOSEUM - DAG Fabrik Bromberg
Alfreda Nobla
85-006 Bydgoszcz, Poland

Jaworzyna Śląska | Poland
The museum was founded to protect, preserve and safeguard industrial heritage of Lower Silesia. In a former locomotive depot in Jaworzyna Śląska, date back to the end of XIX century. It houses an exhibition of the rolling stock collection dated from 19th century to the 1970`s. The museum consists of ...
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Lower Silesian Industrial and Railway Museum
Muzeum Przemysłu i Kolejnictwa na Śląsku
Towarowa 4
58-140 Jaworzyna Śląska, Poland

Stefan, Mietek, Dolores and Ziuta are names that are close to the hearts of the local museum guides. For behind these names are four extant historic weaving looms that are regularly used to demonstrate the weaving techniques used in Lodz at the end of the 19th century. Demonstrations are part of the ...
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Manufaktura | Museum of the Factory
Muzeum Fabryki
Drewnowska 58
91-002 Lódź, Poland

Tarnowskie Góry | Poland
The shine of the carbide lamps flit about the underground "Silver Chamber". Look over there! Aren't these two miners working the dolomite rock with hammer and chisel? In the distance you can hear the rattle of pit cars, interrupted by the sound of explosions and hammer strikes. The next gallery is ...
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Historic Silver Mine World Heritage Site
Zabytkowa Kopalnia Srebra
ul. Szczęść Boże 81
42-600 Tarnowskie Góry, Poland

Tychy | Poland
The brew house in the Tyskie brewery in the upper Silesian town of Tychy makes a truly palatial impression with its blue glazed tiles adorned with flowers, richly decorated pillar capitals, a precious panelled ceiling, and an interior full of blank copper brewery kettles, valves and instruments, ...
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Tyskie Brewing Museum
Tyskie Browarium
Ul. Mikołowska 5
43-100 Tychy, Poland

Wałbrzych | Poland
What a drudgery: Up to three tons of coal per shift once were hauled by one miner's power only along the galleries of the Wałbrzych coal field. Horse-drawn carts occurred not before the 1820s, eventually followed by tipper trucks only a decade later. Today a cutting-edge Science and Art Centre ...
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Old Mine Science and Art Centre
Stara Kopalnia Centrum Nauki i Sztuki
ul. Wysockiego 29
58-305 Wałbrzych, Poland

Zabrze | Poland
You can’t get any lower than this! The shafts in the old Guido colliery in Upper Silesia descend to a depth of 320 metres, making it the deepest visitor mine in Europe. A 250 ton rough coal container, conveyor belts, an Alpina tunnelling machine in full working action, hydraulic supporting pillars, ...
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"Guido" Coal Mine
Kopalnia "Guido"
3 Maja 93
41-800 Zabrze, Poland

Zabrze | Poland
The sinking of the Louisa coal mine at Zabrze in 1791 is often considered to have been the beginning of industrialisation in Upper Silesia. The mining museum project in the city began in 1979, and is now centred on the Carnall and Wilhemina shafts, about 650 m apart. At the former exhibitions ...
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“Queen Louise” Adit
Sztolnia “Królowa Luiza”
Wolnosci 410
41-800 Zabrze, Poland

Żywiec | Poland
Feel it! Speak! Take a pic! Where have you ever heard such requests in a museum? In Żywiec, however, everything is a bit different. One of the most favourite traditional beers in Poland is brewed in this small pretty town, and the local Brewery Museum will tell you how this came about. On your visit ...
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Żywiec Brewery Museum
Muzeum Browaru "Żywiec"
Ul. Browarna 88
34-300 Żywiec, Poland

Entroncamento | Portugal
Portugal's royal family used to travel by train. Of course, not like everyone else, but on a splendidly equipped private train with its own wagons for the princes and the pompous queen Maria Pia. The Royal Steam Train from the 19th century is one of the highlights of the National Portuguese Railway ...
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National Railway Museum
Museu Nacional Ferroviario
Rua Eng. Ferreira de Mesquita
2334-909 Entroncamento, Portugal

S. Joao da Madeira | Portugal
Industry is very important in S. Joao da Madeira. And, more recently, industrial history as well. This combination makes the city and its surroundings an exciting destination for fans of industrial heritage. The visitor center in the tower of the former sewing machine plant Oliva offers information ...
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Turismo Industrial
Rua Oliveira Junior nº 591
3700-204 S. Joao da Madeira, Portugal

Vila Nova de Famalicão | Portugal
The very appearance of the repair and maintenance sheds, dating back to the 19th century and forming the framework of the museum, hints to a precious relic of Portuguese railroad history. The train depot sits right next to the station of Lousado and is home to a collection that offers railway ...
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National Railway Museum at Lousado
Museu Nacional Ferroviário – Núcleo do Lousado
Largo da Estação - Lousado
4760-623 Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal

The "Sistine Chapel" of mining heritage lies 50 metres below the surface of Almadén: the gallery of San Andrés. Visitors of the Mining Park are able to reach it by taking a miner's cage down into the former cinnabar mine of the village. Tunnels and drifts that are centuries old lead them to a huge ...
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Almadén Mining Park World Heritage Site
Parque Minero de Almadén
Cerco San Teodoro
13400 Almadén, Spain

Cornellà de Llobregat | Spain
The Cornellà Central Pumping Station has been providing the city of Barcelona with groundwater from a depth of around 35 metres since 1909. So much tradition is binding: hence the beautiful, ornate brick building, designed by the Catalan architect Amargós i Samaranch, now houses an industrial ...
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Museu Agbar de les Aigües
Museu Agbar de les Aigües
Ctra. de St. Boi, 4-6
08940 Cornellà de Llobregat, Spain

Gijón | Spain
Which engineer's design is that locomotive? Who were the workers who built it? Which driver handled it, and what people and goods did it carry? Questions like that make the Asturias Railway Museum such an exciting experience. Thus, any of the 140 rolling stock – including sixteen steam locomotives, ...
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Asturian Railway Museum
Museo del Ferrocarril de Asturias
Plaza Estación del Norte s/n
33212 Gijón, Spain

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