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  IRON HISTORY MUSEUM....
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For nearly 4000 years, iron has been an essential element in the development of all civilizations, which is why a vary UNIQUE MUSEUM has been dedicated to it in LORRAINE, FRANCE.

The iron History Museum (Communot? Urbaine du Grand Nancy), which opened in 1966, chronologically presents the development of Iron, casting and steel production methods in their economic, social and cultural contexts, from their origins to the beginning of the 20th Century.

Collections: models, original objects and adundant iconographic documents retrace the 3 critical phases of the history of the iron and steel industry....

*. the "direct method" iron ore period (1500 BC to the 14th Century AD);

**: the introduction of the blast furnace and casting (from the 15th to the 18th Centiries);

***: the Industrial and Steel Revolution (from the 19th - the early 20th Centuries).

In addition, the museum periodically hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions.


Address: ave. du Général de Gaulle - BP15 54140 JARVILLE
othercontact: tourism@ot-nancy.fr
Phone: 0033(0)3 83 15 27 70
Website: http://www.ot-nancy.fr

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  • Updated Apr 11, 2004
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