The Sedó Company Town in Esparreguera, founded in 1846, was the first Catalan textile industry company town, and the largest to be built in Catalonia. The tour of the Sedó Company Town serves to reveal the site’s history and its different areas, as well as its unique system of hydraulic power and energy efficiency
The remains of the cement factory highlight the spectacular nature of one of the most important manufacturing plants of Catalan industry. Visitors to the museum can see the first cement factory in Catalonia and the manufacturing process for Portland cement.
This museum in the industrial neighbourhood of Rec presents a general overview of the use of leather in different cultures and shows the legacy of the city’s leather tanning industry from the beginnings of manufacturing to modern production.
A visit to the inside of an original coal mine allows visitors to discover a century and a half of extraction. This museum shows the process of coal extraction and the hard life of the mine workers.
A unique cotton mill from 1841, legacy of the industrial vitality of Ter. Two turbines remain in operation, one of which dates back to 1860 and powers the busbars and machinery. An ideal space to understand how industry has used the river Ter since the 19th century.
A unique construction used to produce energy from raw materials such as coal and fuel, providing electricity and steam to the former Roca Umbert factory in Granollers. Visitors can see the furnaces, generators and transformers, all perfectly preserved.
The park offers its visitors a walk around old mining installations, with a museum area explaining the industrial operations in the valley. The machinery for working the mine can be viewed during the visit and a tour of the galleries at a depth of 86 metres can also be arranged.
Located in the vast building of the former water deposits of Manresa, this museum offers three permanent exhibitions showing the importance of the irrigation system promoting the development of agriculture, industry, and the industry of ribbon-making with its long history in the city.
The museum shows the industrialisation process based on an artisan trade, that of a wood and horn turner, which became a sector complementing that of textiles. A journey from the origins of turnery to the present viewed from the different products.