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17 and 18 September 2022Passed
Conditions
Free, Online reservations with SNCF
September 2022
Saturday 17
11:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 15:00
Sunday 18
11:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 15:00

gare de Lens

gare de lens
  • Pas-de-Calais
  • Hauts-de-France

Visit of the station of Lens

Visit of the station of Lens
17 and 18 September 2022Passed
Conditions
Free, Online reservations with SNCF

On the occasion of the European Heritage Days, the Pays d'art et d'histoire de Lens-Liévin and SNCF Gares & Connexions are offering you a two-way tour to discover or rediscover the Urbain Cassan locomotive building. 1hr

Types d'événement
Visite commentée / Conférence
Thème 2022
Patrimoine durable
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About the location

gare de Lens
gare de lens
  • Pas-de-Calais
  • Hauts-de-France
The station of LENS (1926) has the shape of a locomotive whose tower of 23 meters, represents the chimney. A clock is located on this chimney. View of the platforms, its architecture, typically Art Deco, depicts the daily life of miners The station has been the subject of an inscription under the title of historical monuments since December 28, 1994\.
It is particularly noted for:
* The mosaic frieze of Auguste Labouret,
* The woodwork of a great metalworker of the Art Deco era (Edgar Brandt)
* and the architecture of the station (Urban Cassan)
Tags
Architecture contemporaine remarquable, Monument historique
Access
Train, bus, parking
SNCF