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Minerals - Museum of the Messeix Mine

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Wearing a mask is recommended. Respect of the ground markings defining the routes and observation points. Use of hydro-alcoholic gel. Payment by contactless credit card possible. A very limited part of the site will only be accessible to visitors wearing masks.
We demonstrate the heritage and history of miners following one and a half centuries of mining and extraction machinery. We look at he Auvergne in minature, via an animated reproduction with a small train and video. In summer rail bike and train. Exhibition.
Minérail welcomes you to the Messeix Mine Museum and presents a century and a half of mining by taking you on a tour of these places, steeped in history, in their original context: buildings and equipment as they were when the mine closed!
The educational interest is ensured by a small-scale, animated reproduction of the mining complex. The whole process is thus visualised in a playful way: from the extraction of anthracite to the shipment by rail, before discovering the original installations and many details about the miners' lives.
You will also have access, for the pleasure of children and adults, to "L'Auvergne miniature", a reproduction of the whole Region, with a multitude of small trains running. A delight!
The miners' train runs in summer, contact us!
This site is labelled a "Remarkable Industrial Ensemble" at regional level by Patrimoine Aurhalpin and classified one star in the Michelin Green Guide.
Opening day(s)

From Friday 01 April to Friday 30 September 2022

Every day except Tuesday

From 01/04 to 30/09/2022.
Closed on Tuesday.
General
  • Visit :
    • Educational visits
    • Guided tours
  • Services :
    • 50 people max per group
  • Visites :
    • Average individual visit length (minutes) 90
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Museum
  • themes :
    • Local tradition
Equipment & Services
  • Parking :
    • Coach parking
  • Services :
    • Services
  • Shop :
    • Shop
  • Entertainment :
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Help for client/transport :
    • Coach access

Map


FaresRates periodMinMax
01/04/2022 - 30/09/2022
AdultA l'année7.00€0.00€visite en continu toute l?après-midi sans réservation départ dernière visite 17h
Child (3-12 years)A l'année4.00€0.00€
Group adultsA l'année6.00€0.00€réservation obligatoire . visite tous les jours matin et après midi
Group childrenA l'année4.00€0.00€visites adaptées suivant l'âge (ex pour les groupes scolaires)
  • Payment methods :
    • Cheque
    • Chèques Vacances
    • Bank/credit card
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Contact
Minerals - Museum of the Messeix Mine
2 allée des Sorbiers
Les Gannes
63750
Messeix
Phone : +33 4 73 21 45 63
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
    • Spanish