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 artistic references of religious and mythological motifs.
After a visit to the exhibition, the students discover the techniques of casting the firebacks by making a plaster fireback themselves.

Educational objectives: Familiarisation with the following themes: Luxembourg steel industry, material life since the 19th century, production of firebacks
Public: From the 3rd cycle of primary school

Duration

2:00

Price

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