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Thank you, Pilsen – The ERIH Conference 2015

Varied lectures and an entertaining sightseeing program were ready to welcome the more than 70...


ERIH - Annual Conference 2015 - Registration is now open

21 to 23 October 2015 in Pilsen, Czech Republic


Call for Papers - ERIH Annual Conference 2015 - 21-23 October in Pilsen (CZ)

Conference subject: How to attract new Audiences?

New Ideas and Innovations for the Interpretation...


to the European Route of Industrial Heritage, the tourism information network of industrial heritage in Europe. 

Currently we present more than 1,250 sites in 44 European countries. Among these sites there are 87 Anchor Points which build the virtual ERIH main route. On eighteen Regional Routes you can discover the industrial history of these landscapes in detail. All sites relate to thirteen European Theme Routes which show the diversity of European industrial history and their common roots.


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Geevor Tin Mine | Pendeen

It is as if the walls were echoing once more with the rough tones of miners. As if weary...

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Anchor Points

Anchor points illustrate the complete range of European industrial history.
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Regional Routes

The Regional Routes link landscapes and sites which have left their mark on European industrial history.
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European Theme Routes

Theme Routes take up specific questions relating to European industrial history.
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History is always made by people. We present a selection of personalities who influenced the European industrial history.
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where to find the largest bridge on earth made of brick?

Mylau in Saxony boasts a an enormous bridge made of brick spanning the valley of river Göltzsch. Opened in 1851 the railroad bridge is a masterpiece of civil engineering. It is made of more than 26 million red-coloured bricks and dominates the river valley. Its landmark quality is a merit of the architect Andreas Schubert who constructed the bridge after a failed architects' competition. Particular features are not only the application of regionally produced bricks but first-time adoption of calculation of statics.

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