Czech Museum of Silver, Kutna Hora

(3.7/5 based on 190 reviews on the web)
Tour the medieval mining shafts and tunnels, and learn more about ore processing and the life of miners at Czech Museum of Silver. A Gothic building houses the museum, which opened in 1996. Discover the history of the castle, contemplate the lifestyle of silver nobility, and imagine the silver rush heyday. One tour reveals the silver mining process, and you'll see a replica of a medieval mine and its original, horse-powered mining machine. A miners' village in the garden features log buildings, mining shelters, an ore-washing gutter, smelting furnace, and figurines of miners at work. Before you head to Kutna Hora, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kutna Hora vacation route planner, to make sure you see all that Kutna Hora has to offer, including Czech Museum of Silver.
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  • Arrived 15 minutes before the museum was due to close, young man was rude and unhelpful, just wanted to lock up and go home. Started arguing with our guide, not impressed.  more »
  • We took the underground/mine excursion for the second time and, again, we were very happy with the guide. Thanks! :)  more »
  • If you are in Kutná Hora, definitely visit the Museum of silver and I highly recommend a visit to the mine, in particular where you will experience a little bit of an adrenaline rush, between the narrow streets of the mine and where on your own "skin" you will experience what is absolute darkness. I recommend to book your space to mine on the site, otherwise you do not have the possibility to explore almost go.
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