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Mining Museum

Museum code7043300
NameMining Museum
AddressStr. N. Bălcescu nr. 2
Postal code332025
AccessDE 79, near Central Square in Petroşani
Time table09:00 - 16:00; Monday: closed
Collection(s)The exhibits include pieces illustrating the history of mining in Jiu Valley: original documents, photocopies, sketches, equipment, mining outfit, badges, items specific of life in the region. The museum comprises seven separate halls. The exhibits in the first hall relate to images of the Jiu Valley area. The second hall presents old working tools. At the same time, there are on display a series of fossil samples and period photographs, as well as exhibits relating to the concession of the mining perimeters, the wages by the end of the 19th century. The old documents and materials, illustrating the beginnings of mining in Jiu Valley, are on display in two separate halls, while other two rooms present the strike of the miners in 1929 at Lupeni, the solidarity of the miners during the workers’ battles in 1933, the beginning and proceedings of the strike from 1941. The seventh hall comprises important illustrating materials and models evoking the development of the mining technique in Jiu Valley between 1944 and 1989.
Historic Monument building Historic Monument building HD-II-m-B-03409
General profileScience and Technology
Main profileScience and Technology
Contact personGheorghe Ponciş
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