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For our foreign visitors, audio guides in English, German, Dutch, Polish, Italian and Spanish
Free car and coach parking
Parking available for motorhomes on request
Le Briquet, our 270-seater on-site restaurant, open all year round from midday offering regional specialities. (Booking is recommended. Please call +33 (0)3 27 95 82 82.)

Picnic area, no booking necessary

Café and shop, offering more than 1,000 souvenir and gift ideas, with an emphasis on books, regional products and porcelain

Accessibility: we welcome people with all types of disability. The site is entirely accessible to those with reduced mobility, multi-sensory visits with tactile models are available, and wheelchairs and folding cane seats can be loaned from the ticket office. Please see the accessibility section for further details

Documentary resources centre with 2.4 kilometres of Nord-Pas de Calais coalfield nationalised mining company archives, which can be consulted by appointment

Auditorium and meeting rooms for your private events

Only guide dogs are accepted

Childcare: the entire site is pushchair-friendly and changing mats and microwaves are available for your use


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Throughout the year, the Mining History Centre offers a rich and varied programme of temporary exhibitions, events, workshops, etc.


Find out about all the services available within the museum: shop-café, restaurant, seminar rooms, etc.