The Cercs Mines

Discover the Cercs Mining Museum and the significance of the mining industry in this region

The focus is on coal and coal mining in Berguedà. The Cercs Mining Museum forms part of a complex that today reveals the significance of the mining industry in the region. The notebook explains the different types of coal, their uses and types of mining. There are explanations of aspects of how mines initially operated, subsequent electrification and mechanisation, the risks to workers and the organisation of such landmark industrial colonies as Sant Corneli.