The mine museum opened in 1907 and was the first mining museum in France. A vein of coal was uncovered in 1741 which went on to be mined from 1741 to 1880 then 1941 to 1949. Mining helped the local economy flourish and saw the foundation of the town in the late 18th century.
Child under 6 years old: free
Duration of visit
Ticket office closing time
09/04-30/06 : 2pm-6pm from Wednesday to Sunday
01/07-31/08 : 2pm-6pm every day except Tuesday
01/09-18/09 & 22/10-06/11: 2pm-6pm from Wednesday to Sunday
December and January