Thu, 19 March
MNM Program for September 2020
Because of the restrictions due to the COVID-19 crisis the visits of our mines could not take place at this moment. But our Team has developed a restricted program for the month of september:
Mine tour on foot
September 24th / Start at 10:00
Only 9 participants admissible
Explore the tunnels in the old part of our exhibition the way the miners of the 19th century did. A guide takes you on foot through the tunnels of the Walert mine, where you can experience the working conditions of the miners from 1870 until before the Second World War.
The visit lasts 1h30 with with the entry and exit of the mine accompanied by a competent guide of the MNM.
Tarif : 8€/participant, 6€/children
It is important to wear appropriate warm clothing and flat-heeled shoes.
A reservation is mandatory.
Reservation and Tickets:
or via phone: +352 56 56 88.
Tour by train through the galleries
From Thursday to Sunday in September 2020
The departures are at 14:30, 15:15, 16:00, 16:45.
Only 19 participants admissible
The MNM offers a tour by our mine train so that you could get a great impression of our site inside and outside. The tour by train lasts 30 minutes.
Our train will be in service from Thursday to Sunday 4 times per afternoon to pass through our main gallery. The modern carriages are equipped with wide windows so that you can see the different exposed locomotives in all security and some mining engines for ore extraction.
To avoid any disappointment of not getting any tickets, please be there 15-20 minutes before the departure because the train starts exactly in time.
The tariff is 5€/participant.
The tour by the mine train is accessible to wheelchair users.Tickets are available at the reception of the building “Maschineschapp” before the specific departure.
The gathering of the group is in front of the building “Maschineschapp”. From there the participants go to the platform of the train. The journey first leads through the landscape of red rocks and of a rich natural environment, past the former office “Gonner” (1910) and the remains of the former powder magazine “Rembour” (1902). After about one and a half kilometers the train enters the hill first by the “Langengrund” gallery, then continues through the gallery “Walert” and exits through the gallery “Kirchberg”.
Combine your brief visit of our ore and iron museum for instance with a hike through the spectacular Landscape created by the ore excavation in Rumelange, or take a little break in the “Brasserie du Musée”, while your children are enjoying the nearby playground with many activities for the little ones.
Photo “Visit light”
Sunday, September 27th 2020
Only 18 participants admissible
Discover our mine in a different and on your own autonomous way. You can freely explore our ore mines on foot and photograph them as much as you like. Duration: 1.15 hour.
Our mine train will bring you on characteristic places of the galleries “Langengrund” where you will have time to explore in total tranquility the mine. You are free to move anywhere. With a cellular phone, a photo camera or professional equipment you can take pictures of your impressions in the depths of the mountain. Two guides are at the disposal to answer possible questions. Finaly our train will bring you outside the mine again.
The Visit of September 27th will take place in the former substation and underground compressor room of the HADIR-Langengrund mine. You will find not illuminated galleries with some remains of the technical installations left in the state since the closure of the mine in the 1960s.
For this visit a torch of minimum 1:30 light duration is absolutely necessary.
Other than the photo equipment it is important to wear appropriate warm clothing and flat-heeled shoes.
A reservation is mandatory
Reservation and tickets: https://redrocklu.regiondo.fr/bookingwidget/vendor/25842/id/156002
or via phone: +352 56 56 88.
Special Visit « 3000 years of mining lights »
Sunday, September 13th at 10:00
Only 19 participants admissible
The lamp is without doubt the most characteristic tool for a miner, and also the most vital in the obscurity in the galleries. You can make such an experience yourself in the galleries of the mine Walert. Indeed the MNM offers a special visit “3000 years of mining lights” on Sunday, September 13th at 10:00. Our historien presents the different types of mining lights used by the miners, and this from the ancient world to recent days.
Tarif: 8€. Duration: 1h30 with entrance and exit in our mine railway.
The presentation of the lamps will take place inside the mine. Seats are available in the pit with a distance of two meters each.
All you need are warm clothes. A helmet is available from the museum.
A reservation is necessary
Reservation and tickets:https://redrocklu.regiondo.fr/bookingwidget/vendor/25842/id/156494
To get all the information please ask our team via email infonm.lu or via phone: +352 56 56 88.
MNM on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
The MNM is on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
There we offer you up-to-date information about the Museum, historical information about the miners, a selection of books and some information of things to see and to know of the iron basin of Luxembourg.
during the sanitary crisis
Because of the restrictions due to the COVID-19 crisis the MNM Team has developed a restricted program for the month of August and probably beyond. That is the reason why our Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday between 14:00 and 16:45 for the tours in our mine train. (Monday closed)
Furthermore, the MNM offers some activities in the context of “Special visits” or “visits of the mine on foot” at specific days and times. For details please check the “News and events” at the top of this Internetpage.
Thank you very much for your comprehension.
Fri, 23 August
Do you want to support the future development of the Museum?
Then you should know that the association of the National Mine Museum has the Status of Public Interesst (Statut d'utilité publique). This gives you the possibility to fiscally depreciate your donation from your tax declaration as special expenses according to the articles 109 and 112 of the law from the 4.12.1967.
The donation can be transfered to the bankaccount of the Museum:
BCEELULL IBAN: LU31 0019 7600 0660 4000
After the reception of your donation you will recieve a confirmation by the Museum via mail.
Thank you very much in advance for your support.
Thu, 13 November