Opening hours

Opening hours

C-mine Energy Building is open to the public every day from 9 am to 6 pm.

C-mine bezoekersonthaal ©stad Genk C-mine bezoekersonthaal ©stad Genk

C-mine visitor reception

Monday: 1 pm – 5 pm (C-mine Expedition and exhibitions are closed on Mondays).

Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm.

Closed: 25 December 2021 (Christmas) and 1 January 2022 (New Year’s Day).

Op  december the 24th and 31st, the reception will be closed at 2 pm.

T +32 (0) 89 65 44 90

Schachtbok ©Stad Genk Schachtbok ©Stad Genk

C-mine expedition

Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm

Closed on Mondays, except if this is a public holiday (in which case it is open from 1 pm to 5 pm).

C-mine expedition is exceptionally closed from December 5 to December 9, 2022 for maintenance work.

Closed on December 25th 2021 (Christmas) and January 1st 2022 (New Year’s Day).

On December 24th and 31st 2021, the C-mine Expedition will be closed at 2 pm.

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C-mine plaza

C-mine plaza is wheelchair-accessible. The elevator from C-mine parking 1 effortlessly transports you to the plaza. The inner courtyard itself is sprinkled with slate chips. This may cause some inconvenience for persons with walking difficulties, in a wheelchair or with a pram. There is a smooth path going around the plaza. This allows you to reach all the buildings. The inner courtyard itself and the Labyrinth on the courrtyard are less easily accessible.

Energy Building

The public areas of C-mine’s Energy Building are accessible to persons with walking difficulties, in a wheelchair and with a pram. The outer doors of the building open automatically, the connecting doors inside are easy to open. The building’s first floor is accessible via elevator.

C-mine expedition

C-mine expedition offers limited access for persons with walking difficulties, in a wheelchair or with a pram. The ascent of the pit tower is stairs only, but an alternative route is clearly signposted. Accessibility for wheelchair users is limited to a maximum of 2 wheelchair users per group.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are allowed in C-mine’s Energy Building. Other dogs are not allowed in our buildings.

Hearing impairment

Visitors with a hearing impairment can use the information panels throughout the site, and in the Energy Building.