House of Metallurgy and Industry
Boulevard Raymond-Poincaré 17, 4020 Liège Driving directions
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Mon-Fri 9am‑5pm, weekends 2pm‑6pm - closed Bank Hols and weekends Nov-Mar

Description

This museum occupies vast 19C workshops with a Walloon forge with a high coal fire from the 17C and two enormous "makas" (hydraulic hammers) from the 18C. Here you can see traditional ironmongers' tools. There are several objects on display - plates or "taques" of chimneys, andirons and so on. Another room gives the history of energy through a large collection of machines, models and motors.

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