Mould your own fireback!
Mould your own fireback!
Mould your own fireback!

The firebacks produced in Luxembourg since the 19th century make it possible to explore both mentalities and material life of the past as well as many themes such as the iron industry, housing and heating techniques, iconography and the artistic references of religious and mythological motifs. After a visit to the exhibition, the students discover the techniques of casting the plates by making a fireback themselves.

Public: from the 3rd cycle of basic education onwards
Educational objectives: Familiarisation with the following themes: Luxembourg steel industry, material life since the 19th century, production of firebacks

Duration

2h00

Price

Free for primary schools in the City of Luxembourg, 100 € / guide for external schools

Registration

Reservation required