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Exhibition - De l'Ombre à la lumière

The documentation center of the Grand Hornu welcomes you to the exhibition « De l’ombre à la lumière » (From shadow to light), a selection of documents, mostly coming from the Plaetens Funds and having for subject the coal mine n°9 Sainte-Désirée and the Workshop of machines construction.



Located at the heart of the Belgian province of Hainaut, several kilometres from Mons (Belgium) and Valenciennes (France), Grand-Hornu is one of the most impressive sites of the Industrial Revolution. It has been a member of the European network of cultural centres since its creation in 1991.