Access to collections

We have archive collections on the local extraction of bituminous coal: plans, sectional views, examinations of mine operations and modernizations, technical carbon papers, machine designs, and also cartographic collections pertaining to mining damages, exploitation hollows, Wałbrzych mining fields, mine development plans, maps of Wałbrzych and the region, as well as cross-sectional views of deposits.

Our collections are accessible in the Industry and Technology Museum in “Stara Kopalnia” Multicultural Park (PWSK) in Wałbrzych. They can be accessed by everybody who is interested and have read and accepted the terms and conditions of providing the access to the collections, and filled in the application form, based on which the Director of PWSK grants the consent to use the collections. The form can be submitted by e-mail, mail, or personally at the site. After having received the acceptance of the Director of PWSK, you can access the collections at the site, in the museum workshop, after agreeing with museum employees on the date and time of such a visit. You need to present an ID with your photograph in order to access the collections.

It is possible to order an archive visit of a museum employee. In order to do it, you need to submit a filled-in form of such an order, based on which the order will be executed, and then provide a statement confirming initial conditions and the price of an archive visit.