Wujek Coal Mine


It is the most famous of Polish mines. On December 16, 1981, the pacification of miners protesting against the declaration of martial law took place there. As a result of the brutal intervention of ZOMO, nine miners were killed, and 23 were injured. In 2017, the mine was awarded the medal "For Merits for National Defence". On January 1, 2021, the Wujek Coal Mine was connected underground with the Murcki-Staszic Coal Mine. Wujek Coal Mine finished mining in November 2021.