individual and guided tours





Opening of the cultural season 2022

Exhibition “The City of Science”

Visit the exhibition entitled “The City of Science” devoted to the history of the reconversion of the industrial wasteland of Belval and the construction of the City of Science. The exhibition can be discovered in the exhibition and public space located on the ground floor of the Maison de l’Innovation, at 5 avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux, L -4362 Esch-sur-Alzette (Belval).

Opening hours:
Open from 10:00 to 19:00
Closed on Tuesday

Free entrance

Guided tours

Guided tours of the City of Sciences are possible all year round by reservation only.

The Fonds Belval organizes guided tours by reservation (visite@fonds-belval.lu) for groups limited to 25 people.

Address: 5, avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux, L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette (Belval).


Blast Furnace A visits

Discover the Blast Furnace A at your own pace along the fascinating circuit through the heart of steel production, followed by a safe ascent to the viewing platform at 40m above ground.

NEW - From 1 April, the tour of the Blast Furnace A will be extended! It will now be possible to explore the underground of the Möllerei.

Opening hours:
Open from 10:00 to 19:00
Closed on Tuesday

Entrance: 5 euros.

Reduced: 3 euros (over 65 and persons with reduced mobility).

Free entry: Children and teenagers under 21, Students under 26 with a valid student card, LuxembourgCard, Amis des Musées, ICOM, presse, Kulturpass, Schools.

1 November to 31 March
NEW - The blast furnace will be open with a reduced circuit allowing the visit to the casting floor.
However, it will not be possible to climb to 40m.

Free entrance



Regular visits of the Blast Furnace A and the Cité des Sciences

Explore the Belval site and marvel at the modern architecture of the new buildings contrasting with the industrial heritage.
The guide will explain the conception of the quarter and the conservation of the blast furnaces in the context of creating a new urban quarter.

Duration: 2 hours

Admission: 10 euros

available
11-12-2022 | 14h30 | lëtzebuergesch | 25 places
11-12-2022 | 15h30 | français | 19 places


Guided tour of Blast Furnace A

Explore the impressive interior of Blast Furnace A while learning about the steel industry in Luxembourg and the Greater Region. Discover the functioning of the blast furnace and the steel production process. You will also be able to climb up to the viewing platform and enjoy the spectacular view over the Belval urban quarter and its surroundings.
The tour now extends into the Möllerei building and allows you to explore a new area.

Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

Advance booking required on visite@fonds-belval.lu

Price: 120 euros per guide + Reduced price for access 3 euros per adult

Bleeder access supplement at a height of 80 meters: 50 euros.


Guided tour of the Cité des Sciences

Explore the Belval site and marvel at the modern architecture of the new buildings contrasting with the industrial heritage. The guide will explain the conception of the quarter and the conservation of the blast furnaces in the context of creating a new urban quarter.

Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

Advance booking required on visite@fonds-belval.lu

Price: 120 euros per guide


Guided tour combo: Blast Furnace A and Cité des Sciences

Visit the Blast Furnace A and the City of Science together in order to gain an overview over the history of the cast iron and steel production and the conversion of the industrial remains into a modern urban quarter with new buildings, architectures and public amenities.

Duration: 2 hours

Advance booking required on visite@fonds-belval.lu

Price: 120 euros per guide + Reduced price for access 3 euros per adult


NEW!

Customize your visit according to your interests! Our guides are happy to go into more detail on particular subjects such as architecture, urbanism, or metallurgy, to satisfy everyone’s curiosity. Just let us know your wishes when you book.



Special visit „The treasure hunt”

The treasure hunt for big and small is an ideal way to learn about the blast furnaces and the new urban district of the City of Science in a playful way. After an introduction to the history of Belval, participants look for hidden clues they must decode based on a map.

Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

Groups of 3 to 10 participants.

5 euros per person from 5 years old, access and treasure included.

Required registration

Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.


Advance booking required on visite@fonds-belval.lu


Bike Tours - The Blast Furnace Terrace and its surroundings

Enjoy a bike tour around the Belval quarter and discover the Blast Furnaces Terrace, the House of Knowledge (Maison du Savoir), the House of Books (Maison du Livre), green spaces, and much more. After the bike tour, you can visit the Blast Furnace on foot and access the top at 40 meters high.

Duration: 2 hours

Distance: 6,4 km

Minimum 14 years old

Price: 120 euros per guide + 10 euros for bike rental

Bike tours for groups on request visite@fonds-belval.lu

Regular visit
15 euros per person
20 euros per person with bike rental

Required registration


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