The museum of coal mining with 32,000 exhibits is the greatest attraction of the city.
The mining skansen (Queen Luiza) is composed of the ground level part with the unique hoisting steam engine and the underground part where visitors can get acquainted with mining technologies, construction of galleries and see how big mining machines and other facilities worked.
Coal Mining Museum, Zabrze, ul. 3 Maja 19; tel. +(48-32) 271 88 31, 271 65 91; www.muzeumgornictwa.pl