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Maison de la Metallurgie et de l'Industrie de Liege

Boulevard Raymond Poincare 17, Liege 4020, Belgium
+32 4 342 65 63
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Iron works and metallurgy section is definitely worth the visit

As an ex-worker in Cockerill-Sambre iron works, more than 20 years ago, I really appreciated the... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2015
JoelLeclair
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Marcoussis
Shabby museum

The extremely rich history of Liege as a city of industry, steel, coal, fine manufacturing is NOT... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2012
nicolasj
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Liege, Belgium
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Next to the Médiacité (Media-City) in the 10 rooms of the museum, you will discover metallurgy, the energies and information technology of yesterday and today. You will relive four centuries of industrial adventures together with real treasures of technical heritage: the old 17th century forge, the Ambresin steam-engine, Gramme’s dynamo, Hollerith’s tabulating machine and many other tools and engines that relate to objects and masterpieces.
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Jul 26, 2015
“Iron works and metallurgy section is definitely worth the visit”
Jul 14, 2012
“Shabby museum”
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Boulevard Raymond Poincare 17, Liege 4020, Belgium
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Reviewed July 26, 2015

As an ex-worker in Cockerill-Sambre iron works, more than 20 years ago, I really appreciated the iron works section. We went there a Monday afternoon in July and nobody else was visiting this museum; the lady bat the front desk told us that it was...More

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Maison de la Mé... L, responsable communication at Maison de la Metallurgie et de l'Industrie de Liege, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Hi Mr JoelLeclair Thank you for your message. Yes, in the summer, we don't have schools, our largest public, so sometimes, the museum is open for VIP visitors like you :D We know that we have problems in our "old" museography and we try to...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2012

The extremely rich history of Liege as a city of industry, steel, coal, fine manufacturing is NOT well represented i this museum. The items on display are OK, but the museum is not well structured and clearly suffers from underfunding.More

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Elise H, Responsable relations clients at Maison de la Metallurgie et de l'Industrie de Liege, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2012

Dear visitor, Thank you for giving us your opinion about our museum, to help us move forward again and again. We realize that the themes that we address in our rooms require more resources to be better developed. However, as you pointed out, the funds...More

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