The Wendel Miners Museum and the Wendel mine

Interesting
Former coal mining and processing centre, in operation from 1856 to 1986, the Carreau Wendel was converted into a museum of the Lorraine coalfield, after a rehabilitation project, during which it was entirely redesigned. It is a vast complex made up of a museum, a guided tour of the mine, and the pit head, which groups together all of the surface buildings. A good way to fully grasp the peculiar world of the "gueules noires" (black-faced miners).

Useful information

Address:

Parc Explor-Wendel, 57540 Petite-Rosselle

Phone:

+33 3 87 87 08 54

Price:

8 € (-18 years old 4 €)

Opening hours

9am-6pm - closed Mon, 1 Jan, 1 May, 24-26 and 31 Dec

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