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Blanzy, Musée de l'Association La Mine et les Hommes
 
Follow the tracks of the blackened faces! Learn about the miners' world, their living and working conditions, and equipment of the time: lamproom, mine, headgear, colliery winder. At the end, galleries from the French Revolutionary period until the 1990s, where operating methods, and means of transportation, communication, ventilation and safety are retraced. The plough bed with moving ground support is an ultramodern machine, unique in France.

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Main collections
 

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  History Science technical
The collections at the Blanzy Mining Museum bring together about 650 items in the following categories: blasting equipment, offices, railways, conveyors, miscellaneous, documents, fixed lighting, energy, extraction, personal lamps, machines, tools, drilling, haulage, safety, support and telephones

Further information
Knowledge base
To discover the national collections, you can access the databases of the Ministry of Culture :

Joconde database
 
Practical information
 
Musée de la Mine

34, rue du Bois Clair

71450 BLANZY

tel. : 03 85 68 22 85
fax : 03 85 68 16 65

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Services
shop - access for the handicapped - parking - documentation room - toilets
  Timetable
groups: throughout the year by appointment
individuals: from 16 March to 11 November: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 2pm to 5pm
July-August: every day from 2pm to 5pm
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Entrance fees
Adult: full price 5
Child 10-18 years old 2.50
Child under 10 accompanied by parents: free


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Also at the museum


A shop offers authentic replicas of Mine lamps, coal, key rings, post cards of the site and old maps of the mine and the area, drinks, books published by the Mine and Men Association from the "Memories of the Blanzy Mine and Miners"