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C-Mine

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Teambuilding with the crew

We experienced the c-Mine experience and we truely felt what it meant to work in the coalmines. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Travelgirl007x
Down under

Never been there before and so nearby. Never to forget this part of our history. Everything is well... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Ann V
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Wolvertem, Belgium
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C-mine is a gem of industrial heritage and brings you the stories of the mine in a contemporary, creative and imaginative way. Do you want to know how dark it really was in the old coal mine or see the miners at work? Then come to C-mine expedition...more
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Evence Coppeelaan 91, Genk 3600, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to C-mine for a talk in its huge theater auditorium. Very interesting combination of cultural center and landmark. Nice bar on the ground floor. Upstairs the great pressures air hall is an amazing space giving you the feeling the last miners had just walked...More

Thank Mathias M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibit The World of Tim Burton is what brought me to C-Mine, but I will definitely go back there again. I would've stayed longer and walk around the site, but it was raining. The setting for the exhibit works fantastic with the pieces on...More

Thank ThomasMeuleman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We experienced the c-Mine experience and we truely felt what it meant to work in the coalmines. We went below ground, climbed the stairs to the top of the minetower and we took the 3-d show that made us feel like a coalminer at work......More

Thank Travelgirl007x
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We travelled specifically to C-Mine to visit the Tim Burton exhibition. It was everything I hoped it would be, loads of pieces to explore (from sculptures, to video installations, and the eminent napkin art), with a quirky gift shop to complete. Aside from the wonderful...More

1  Thank flightyzeus
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Never been there before and so nearby. Never to forget this part of our history. Everything is well explained and a to do during your staying in Belgium. The C-mine site is a nice and interesting walk throug the houses of the mineworkers. It's like...More

1  Thank Ann V
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This mine was traditionally the backbone of Ghenk where immigrants came to work in the mine. It is now a reminder of things past and is a very conveniently located attraction with art gallery and cafes.

Thank Leonie Q
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Everyone knows that there were coal mines in Belgium and that they were closed many years ago, but to see what this cultural heritage meant to the people who worked in the mines, their families and their lives, was moving as well as breathtaking!

Thank Sandra d
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing place and history, hood place to rent bikes also. Very friendly staff and many many things to do and see.

1  Thank Sigrid R
Reviewed 27 June 2018

this is a must when you come to Genk, very interesting, with high respect for all the people that worked in the mines from Genk, going back in the time!

Thank diane v
Reviewed 12 May 2018

There’s free access to explore some old machinery, art and a labyrinth. We took part in a very nice Family Game called “Waar is Cyriel de Krekel?” (Where’s Cyriel the Cricket?). In this game one explores a part of the old mine and its history...More

Thank Mike E
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