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Hard coal mining objects
The material heritage of hard coal mining is a diverse one. Get a general overview of the various object groups, and search the digital inventories.
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The Collections Portal
The heritage of hard coal mining is preserved in over 90 collections in Germany. These are listed in the Collections Portal, where they can be searched.
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News from the collections
What's going on in the national and international mining collections? Check here for event information and further details.
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About the project
How did this website come about, and what does “GBGV” mean? Information about the research projects conducted by montan.dok is available here.
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Object of the Month
From the large machine to the statute of St. Barbara, from the company brochure to the photo collection – the current Object of the Month will have plenty of mining history to relate.
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Find of the Month
Museum collections also throw up some surprises; research performed on the objects sometimes reveals a curiosity or two. For more about this, check out our Find of the Month.