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Maison de la Metallurgie et de l'Industrie de Liege

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Address: Boulevard Raymond Poincare 17, Liege 4020, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 4 342 65 63
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Next to the Médiacité (Media-City) in the 10 rooms of the museum, you will...

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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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 iron works section. We went there a Monday afternoon in July and nobody else was... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 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 typical of Mondays. it was so empty, that i had to run the DVD player... 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 review

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 be a little bit more modern when we are making a new exhibition. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 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.

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Elise H, Responsable relations clients at Maison de la Metallurgie et de l'Industrie de Liege, responded to this review

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 made available for transfer of property are not up to the projects that we develop... More 

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