Author: Claude Brebsom

Crawler Crew Luxembourg in the mine

There was a little more going on in our mine: The Crawler Crew Luxembourg visited us with 70 people on Saturday, 11 November 2023.

Locomotive of 18 tonnes lifted

The electric locomotive of our mine train does not need winter tires, but the wheels must be checked regularly. For this work, carried out by the company "Schöma" Diepholz (D), the 18-ton machine has been lifted with an impressive crane these days.

Graduation Party of the high saison 2023

As a thank you for their commitment, the Board of Directors has invited all volunteers, employees, guides, train drivers and those who have supported the museum to a graduation party of the high season 2023. Together one celebrated a little with a good meal and a nice atmosphere.

50 years ago: first mine museum in Rumelange

50 years ago, they helped to set up a first small mining museum in Rumelange: the miners Nic Ronconi, Mett Welter, Mett Kockelmann and Wendel Coulon It was the beginning of a success story.

Special Tour with carbide lamps

the 25 et 26 november 2023 Discover our tunnel under the same conditions as the miners with their lamps. Our guide will provide you with carbide lamps and explain how they work. You then go for a hike of about 2 km through the unlit sites of the underground exhibition. Discover the tools of the miners before 1950 and the gestures of their profession in the most authentic way possible in the darkness of the mines only illuminated by the light of carbide lamps. Duration: 1,5 h / Price: 12€ / Start [...]

Prototype of a computer-controlled drill

Our most modern exhibit, the prototype of the computer-controlled drill Jumbo (1987) built by the company Montabert, can be seen during a guided tour mine & train. For the booking and the tickets please visite the calendar of events on this website.

The cleaning team du CIGL Rumelange

They do a valuable work in the background almost every day: here a part of the cleaning team of the CIGL-Rumelange. A big thank you to them. -

From Thursday to Sunday: Guided Tour Mine & Train

In September 2023, the MNM will open for you the gates of its mine from Thursday to Sunday. The Guided tours mine & train are at 14:30, 15:30 and 16:30. Booking and tickets until 13:30 :

Images from ancient times

Images from ancient times: the miner Isidore Baltes called Philippe (in the white jersey) with a mate in a French tunnel. The photos come from his son, Manuel Baltes. A big thank you for that.

“Trail des Mines 2023” on July 9th

First time in Luxembourg: A team of the Escher Kulturlaf a.s.b.l. is preparing the run “Trail des Mines”, which will also lead 3 km through our tunnel on 9 July and with arrival on our premises. We are looking forward to it.