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Traditional coal manufacturing

Oct 14, 2023 - Oct 22, 2023
Vallorbe - Events

From October 14 to 22 2023, at the Vallorbe shooting range, the iron and railway museum will manufacture its own coal using the traditional grinding process.

The program for this traditional grinding wheel process is as follows:

- October 14 : assembly of the grinding wheel and lighting.
- October 21 or 22 : opening of the millstone and bagging.

There will also be free animations on the museum side in connection with the temporary exhibition ''The Myth of the Blacksmith'', from October 16 to 22. The program will be published in March 2023.

An "after-work" refreshment bar (without catering) will be open at the Vallorbe shooting range on Saturday 14, Thursday 19, Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October from 3 to 8 pm.

  • Musée du fer et du chemin de fer
  • Grandes Forges 11
  • 1337 Vallorbe - CH

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