A must for your group
Declared World Heritage by UNESCO, the Bois du Cazier is a must for your excursions ! Either just a morning, an afternoon or a whole day to spare? Booking tours and workshops is mandatory and must be made by mail, fax or email (subject to availability).
Many advantages of a visit at the Bois du Cazier :
Our programs for adult groups
A must for your visit
A life of mineworkers
Accompanied by your guide, follow the footsteps of the mineworkers. Every day, they go down into the bowels of the earth to extract the black gold, coal that made the richness of the Walloon regio for the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Since the gate of the former colliery entrance, you will follow the commute of mineworkers from the lodge (where they received their medals) to the recipe through the hanging room and the lamp room (where they exchanged their medal against their lamp). The Bois du Cazier is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as a major mining site in Wallonia, for its authenticity and integrity, two qualities that you find in our tour!
For technical enthusiasts
The Industry Museum
Relive the industrial era of the late eighteenth century to the heyday of the "Black Country". The guide takes you through the maze of the museum and its old machines machinery Steam mill, tram, ... The opportunity to rediscover the different industrial sectors : coal mining, steel, metal fabrication, glass, chemicals, mechanical and electrical construction.
Between Art and Industry
The Glass Museum
Wallonia was also renowned for its glass. The Glass Museum offers visitors to discover the glass in all its facets. At the bend of the tour, the guide presents the materials and tools necessary for its implementation, discusses the social struggles of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and presents archaeological and contemporary remarkable pieces. The visit ends with a glass blowing demonstration torch.