Czech Museum of Silver, Kutna Hora

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3.8/5 based on 180+ 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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  • If you visit the city of Kutná Hora village visit of the Museum. You will learn a lot of interesting information on the history of silver mining and life in Kutná Hora. Is definitely worth visiting and mine that shows very faithfully the history of silver mining and life in the mine. However, be sure to order enough mine tour forward-book on the Web! Tours are especially in high season, often a few days ahead of time reserved. The mine also cannot be with a small child (I think 10. years of age?) ...
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  • A good tour with UPS. The best part is the dive in a real mine and passage through the narrow aisles. Hard work was at the time.
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  • We had to don white cotton jackets/robes and hard hats with lights for the tour. Apparently the medieval miners wore similar jackets. It's a good thing we had hard hats, as the ceilings were low and t...  read more »
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