The Museum is open


Since 2 February 2021, our Iron Ore Museum has reopen the doors of its galleries for guided tours in groups and for interactive visits for children. Guided group tours In groups of maximum 10 participants (families, associations, etc.) you can discover the work and life of miners from the period between 1870 and 1997 in our underground galleries. The entrance and exit are with our pit railway. Duration: 2 hours / price: 100 € Interactive tours for children Interactive tours for children between [...]

Tour “Industrial archeology”

Saturday April 24, 2021 Only 10 people admissible On a tour of about 3 km you go through the main gallery of the Walert over into the mine Langengrund. There our historian will show and explain to you rooms and galleries that are nomally inaccessible to the public. Before the Walert und Langengund mines were closed in the 1960s, they had developed a network of galleries on an area of 80 hectares. Our guide shows you among other things the place where Jean-Pierre Bausch died in a work accident an [...]

Special tour “3000 years of mining lights”

Sunday, june 13  2021 Only 10 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. There our historian will present the different types of mining lights used by the miners, and this from the ancient world to recent days. Departure: 10.00 Duration: 2 hours. Price: 8€ for adultes ; 6€ for children A reservation is necessaryR [...]

Photo tour in our galleries

On June 19, 2021 Only 10 participants admissibleDuring a photo tour, you can get to know the galleries in a different way - and capture them photographically. First, you walk through our underground illuminated exhibition with the historical reconstructions and the partly very impressive mining machines. Then we head to the unlit part of the mine "Langengrund" with its old substation and the underground air compressor room of the mine HADIR-Langengrund. There you will find almost everything as i [...]

Guided mine tour for indivual visitors

14.February and 14.Marsh Only 10 participants admissible The MNM organizes guided tours for individual visitors on  Sunday of February 14th and Marsh 14th through the underground exhibition of our gallery Walert. First we take you with the mine railway 1,2 km through the landscape and 3 km through the galleries to the starting point of the visit. Here you vill discover on foot the work and life of miners from the period between 1870 and 1997. A museum guide shows you the working conditions [...]