Explore Urêka

Interactive exploration
THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH

From prospecting, to the processing plant, to the mine gallery, discover all the different stages involved in the exploitation of precious minerals. At the end of your journey, take a trip to the very core of expertise in this domain: radioactivity, mining machines, eyewitness accounts and a whole range of other topics will be showcased here. Tours in 12-person groups. A countdown clock above the door will indicate the waiting time till the next departure.

The global space
THE PLANET’S MINES

The global space. Visit the planet’s uranium mines and their environment in the company of geologists, miners, chemists and other specialists. This area boasts an ‘Energies’ quiz for the more playful, and macro-economic data for the more serious amongst you! Free access.

 

The machine park
THE MACHINES

Some historic, thoroughly overhauled mining machines, ready to get back to work… And alongside them, the multimedia totems, which will give a picture account of their mechanical prowess in their glory days!

3D projection
“Once upon a time there was uranium´´

Discover the fantastic history of uranium and meet Marie Curie, Albert Einstein and a whole host of other scientists…

 

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