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Friday, 30 January 2009

Social Studies: Museo Del Acero horno 3


Legend in top left is, from top to bottom: Attractions, Services, Bathrooms, Exterior areas and Fountains.



Old steel mill


Once a steel mill the Museo Del Acero (Steel Museum) in now a museum in Monterrey, MX. This is my best translation of the pamphlet and may not be exact. It has an admission price of:

Adults: 90 pesos
Children, students and those with
different capacities: 55 pesos
Hours:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Rules
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No running or pushing.
  • Do not litter on, mess up or mistreat the exhibits.
  • Do not smoke, eat or drink in the exhibition areas.
  • No chewing gum in the exhibition areas.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Do not take photos or videos in the Show del Horno (Blast Furnace Show)
  • If you want to leave the exibition area get a stamp from the staff so you can return later and continue your visit.*
Galeria de la Historia (Histort Galery)

This part talks about the hitory of the steel industry in Mexico. It has it has information along with old photos, video, safety gear, tools and machine parts since the year of 1900. This part is good for those who like history. This is on the first floor (nivel 1 on the map).

Galeria del Acero (Steel Galery)

This is like a science center. It has 99 interactive exibitions about what steel is made of and how its made and transported. This is also on the first floor (nivel 1).


Show del Horno (Blast Furnace Show)

This is show desined to reenact the working furnace. It is very exiting with fire, sparks and smoke. It also has a commentary from some people I think used to work at the foundry. This is on the second floor (nivel 2).


There is also a gift shop first floor (nivel 1) called on the map Tienda de souvenirs. There is also a 40 meter inclined elevator (may no be good for those with a fear of heights) to the third floor which has a good of the Fundidora Park and Monterry. There is also a restuaraunt El Lingote (nivel 2).

The website is in Spanish: www.horno3.org


*This was difficult to translate and im not sure weather you give a stamp (0r somthing else) or get a stamp, get a stamp seemed more likley.

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