Guided tour with carbide lamps


Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 November 2022 Make an incomparable experience: discover our underground tunnels under the same conditions as the miners with their lamps. A museum guide will enter with you on foot the Walert tunnel, where you will discover the work and life of the iron ore miners from 1870 to 1950: the working conditions, the miners' first tools, their everyday life in the humidity and darkness only in the light of carbide lamps. Departures: 14:00 and 15.00Duration: 1.30 hPrice: 12€ Fo [...]

“European Route of Industrial Heritage”(ERIH) on visit

As part of the “European Route of Industrial Heritage” (ERIH), our mining museum is the "Anchorpoint" in Luxembourg. Recently, a group of about 50 visitors from all parts of Europe was present in our tunnel for a “Welcome and Get Together”. The organizer and leader of the event was the team of the “Office Regional de Tourisme SUD” with the support of our team of volunteers and employees.

RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg visiting the MNM

Rumelange is at the centre of Esch22 in November. This is why an RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg team visited the MNM today. Our chariman and Mayor of Rumelange, Henri Haine, provided some explanations and answered questions. The report will be shown in the “Magazine” on Thuesday 25 October 2022

Guided mine tour & train from October 2022 to March 2023

From October 2022 to March 2023 our museum is open for you : The second Sunday of each month / booking and tickets:   or Group bookings with date and time of your choice : (Infos, Prices and Booking)  

Locomotive from the years 1915-25

In a side gallery of the main tunnel Walert you can see a red electric locomotive from the years 1912-1925. It was built by the German company AEG. With two electric motors it has a weight of 18 tons and 61 HP. The locomotive was used in French ARBED tunnels such as the Montrouge tunnel and is part of our collection in 1998.

Three components of a visit to the MNM

A visit to the MNM consists of: an exhibition at the reception + 3.8 km mine train + a guided tour 80m underground. From Tuesday to Sunday the starting times are: 14:30, 15:30 and 16:30

Project of 360° movie

Recently a group of the project Fanthomes was in our tunnel. Some shots were made for a 360° movie for about myths, legends and folklore from the region of Rumelange. Children and people from the surrounding area made among other things the costumes.

Two locomotives soon almost like new

The two articulated electric locomotives at the entrance to the road near the Cimalux in Rumelange are currently being refurbished by a team of the CIGL Rumelange. Many thanks for this.

More than 80 m underground

Is it too warm outside? More than 80 m below the ground, in addition to a cooling (10°), you can discover the following: large tunnels on two soles with impressive cavities and exhibited tools and machines from 1860 to 1997. Get pleasure? We are open for you from Tuesday to Sunday - Departures of the guided tours: 14:30, 15:30 and 16:30

The heaviest maschine of our exhibition

From 1957 to 1997, ARBED had used this electric locomotive with bogie in their French tunnels. With 44 tons it is the heaviest machine in our museum and was built by the company Jeumont (F) in 1957. The locomotive ot the Type BB has 4 electric motors with 153 HP each and was used in the tunnels Burbach and Audun. It is a part of our underground exhibition since 2000.