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Musée Français du Pétrole

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Le saviez-vous ? L’Alsace renferme du pétrole dans son sous-sol. Découvrez

The first oil-mining site in Europe! Already famous at the end of the Middle Ages for the healing properties of its oil, the area around Pechelbronn knew a significant industrial growth in the mid-19th century. The Oil Museum presents the history of the first European site where oil was refined till the refinery ceased its activity in 1970. From geology to the techniques of exploitation by excavating galleries and drilling, the various themes help us understand the importance of the site at the beginning of the 20th century.

Additional information
  • Altitude : 163m
  • Nearest train station : 2 Hoelschloch
  • Prices :
    • Adult rate : 5€
    • Child rate : 4€
    • Group rate : 4€
    • Groups : 4€
    • Etudiant : 4€
  • Price advantages :
    • Free for children (age limit) : 10 ans
    • Group (minimum number of people) : 10
  • Comments on prices : Cheque, Holiday vouchers, Cash
  • Type of visits proposed : Free visit, Self-guided visit with documents in French, Visit with guide tool, Visit with educational sheets/pack, Guided tour for groups with reservation
  • Services offered : Workshops/classes
  • Languages spoken : French, German, Alsacien, English
  • Practical services : Shops /Sale of goods, Local tourist information
  • Effectif groupe : Mini

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