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Mining and industrial heritage. Relics of a golden age.

Mining and industrial heritage. Relics of a golden age.

Mining in the Saarland came to an end in 2012. But its memory lives on, with a number of attractions and associations working to safeguard an extraordinary legacy. These include the Das Erbe exhibition at the Erlebnisort Reden discovery park, the Saarland Mining Museum and Velsen visitor mine. Here, you have the chance to go underground yourself for a sense of what hard labour really meant for the miners.