Musée de la Mine Le Molay Littry

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Location: Le-Molay-Littry
Open: APR to last Sun in SEP Tue-Sun, Hol 10-12, 14-18.
Fee: Adults EUR 5, Children (3-18) EUR 1.50.
Groups (15+): Adults EUR 3.90, Children (3-18) EUR 1.50.
Classification: MineCoal Mine
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours: D=100 min.
Address: Musée de la Mine Le Molay Littry, rue de la Fosse Frandemiche, 14330 Le-Molay-Littry, Tel: +33-231-228910, Fax: +33-231-228910. E-mail: contact
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1902 museum founded.
1997 museum was renovated.



The Musée de la Mine Le Molay Littry is the oldest museum in France dedicated to coal mining, and was founded in 1902. Main exhibits are modern mining equipment and a model of the fosse n°5 (shaft #5) of the Frandemiche mine in Bruay-en-Artois. There is an extraordinary steam engine built by the brothers Périen. There is also a replica of an mine tunnel. One exhibitions shows archaeological remains which were discovered in old wells. The tour is self guided with an audioguide system and includes an film.