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Address: Rue de la Bruyere, Rumelange 3714, Luxembourg
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A must do to understand the history of Luxembourg!

Everything is said in my title. This museum helps to understand how Luxembourg developed from an agricultural into an industrial country, and how this created the baseline for the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Serge O
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything is said in my title. This museum helps to understand how Luxembourg developed from an agricultural into an industrial country, and how this created the baseline for the wealth of the country nowadays. It also helps understand the hard work people had to do after WW2 to make a living, and how this is the baseline of the productivity... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The tour takes about two hours. A train takes you underground for several kilimeters, and lets you out at the tour area. You walk about a half km. through tunnels, rooms and galleries with mining exhibits. They illustrate the history of iron mining in Luxembourg and have a considerable collection of the various mining equipment including some giant loaders and... More 

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Luxembourg
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had a guided tour with our local "Seniors" club on a rather cold and snowy afternoon. Usuallly there is a small train which takes you through the open cast mining area before entering the mine, Due to the adverse weather making the track slippery the train wasn't used so we had to walk the first the first few hundred... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Me and my friends enjoyed the 2h we spent discovering the Mine Museum in Rumelange. Rene, our guide, was an incredible host, he was taking a wonderful care of all the kids in the group (which by the way were not ours) and made sure that everyone else understood the life as a miner. He covered all our question and... More 

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Herdcyclone
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Really an interesting tour. Neat to see how mining worked over the past 100 some years. It got a little long for me at the end. I think we were underground for about 2 hours. I was ready to be done at 1.5 hours. Tour guide was great, and made it interesting. As others have noted, it is cool down... More 

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East of England
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

The tour starts with viewing the history of the mine and collecting helmets before boarding a little train for the 2km ride underground. It is not claustrophobic as the mine ceiling heights are high. It is cold down the mine so remember your coat! They do have fleeces and coats for anyone who has forgotten their coat - free of... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

It's a museum with spectacular presentation, visitors can see the arduous nature of the miner's work, in the underground galleries; The collection of the Mining Museum in Rumelange, consists of machines, tools and equipement, and archive documents of the exploitation of iron.

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Rumelange, Luxembourg
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Very kind staff , good food ,specially the high quality of the meat , and besides very available prices !Good and easy access to parking area .Could be combines with the visit of one of the most important and best miners' museum as well a visit by train in the ancient mine .Really an interesting restaurant to visit !

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Rumelange, Luxembourg
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

exceptional possibility to see mining history during 100 years. the social context, the technology and the dangers. this is a world that remained hidden to outsiders and mysterious, only known by the remaining dark openings of the mines , dark holes where it was known to be dangerous to adventure inside but where it was also known that these mines... More 

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Saint-Alexandre, France
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This museum is a must visit. It is hard, it is impressive, and it is depressing to learn how we treated our fellow men and women for the sake of coal, and the extraordinary wealth of the few owners. An eloquent statement in defense of trade unions, of health and safety laws.

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