La Mine Bleue – The Blue Mine


You take the funicular 126 m underground and then get in the small mining train which brings you in the gallery. Discover the work and the way of life of the pit workers with your guide. A beautiful sound and light show illustrates their life. Finally return to the small train to the lifts and surface to the reception.

April-September: guided tours from Tuesday afternoon (opening: 2 pm) to Sunday from 10.30am to 5pm (every day in July and August; only week-ends in October).

Temperature underground: 13°C

!!!! About 150 steps underground!!

On the Knoll

  • Splitters’s knoll and the Slate splitting
  • A new exhibition entitled “Gueules de mineurs”
  • The Ludo’s enigma and trail
  • Mine’s games area
  • “La Cave aux Parageots”: tasting and sale of “Postillonne” and “Quernelle”
  • Pepito, the grey donkey and all his friends: miniature farm
  • The main descent gallery restored

La Mine Bleue – La Gatelière – 49520 NOYANT LA GRAVOYERE – FRANCE
Tel: 02 41 94 39 69


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