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The Bois du Cazier
To the south of Charleroi, at the gateway to the picturesque Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse region, the Bois du Cazier has become a place of life and meetings set against a background of industrial heritage.
An interpretation centre devoted to the tragedy of 8th August 1956, to safety at work and to migration phenomena, it is housed in one of the colliery extraction machine rooms. After drinking in the economic and social context of the time, the visitor reaches the…
In the wake of the Industrial Revolution, the Charleroi region became one of the principal centres of economic activity in Belgium. It is this changing world which the Industry Museum tries to bring back to life. Standing in the rooms of the showers and baths,…
The Glass Museum art – history – technology welcomes you in its new setting. Completing the coal-iron-glass trilogy which made the fame and prosperity of the Charleroi region, it is housed in the old lamp store, with its extension, a contemporary structure of glass and…
Under a serrated roof, between piping, hearths, pile-drivers and machine tools, a raw setting is home to various activities such as the work of the forge and the foundry as well as glass-blowing. Animated by craftsmen in an authentic atmosphere, these places are open to…
What our visitors say
Da visitare assolutamente. Vale il viaggio.Chiara Plazzi
Un endroit ou nous les italiens avons laisse beaucoup de nos pères et compatriotes…Chantal Boudart
Pour ceux qui ne connaissent pas l’univers de la mine c’est à faire absolument!!Hervé
Lieu de souvenir esthétique et instructif. L’allure d’antan se ressent encore mais les traces charbonneuses sont presque effacées.Damien C.