Czech Museum of Silver, Kutna Hora

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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. Plan to see Czech Museum of Silver and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kutna Hora sightseeing planning site .
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  • A highly recommended view mine. Medieval mining history and its evolution since the middle ages. Too bad the only guides to speak Czech and English
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  • The tickets were flexible and when indicated, that we have set up a new English group. "The Way of Silver" tour during which we participated in the mine's operation requires us to beavattak and then cloak and helmet alongside-by látványosságggá átvonoltunk the city tourist-lemerészkedtünk the old bányajáratokba. Flights in some areas is quite small, who cannot stand the bezártságot its not recommended for hiking.
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  • When visiting the place Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic you get out to visit the silver museum and the silver mine. Before we begin the descent we all get a white overcoat with hood and head lamp. Even though I hate the step to have small spaces I have ventured to go along the caves in and me deep underground to venture! The female guide did her best in (in our case English) to best to explain everything a. h. v put in scene artwork and performances! The mine shaft is sometimes very narrow and long stretches you can not walk upright! If you have claustrophobia I would advise against! Despite the warnings of organization m. b. t health and or short breath problems I noticed the physical effort with it yet, it is worth it and have a good picture of the deplorable working conditions
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  • Well worth the visit, excelent tour through the underground, definitely not for people with claustrophobia. Kids loved it!
  • Truly liked it, one part of the tunnel was Kind of scary but completely safe
  • Fantastic experience - tour II medieval silver mine is a must in Kutna Hora.
  • its worth it ... where else you could go into mines from mideval era and see how silver was mined?
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A World Heritage Site and one of Czech Republic's most picturesque towns, Kutna Hora doesn't offer a huge number of places to stay, but you can still find charming hotels and guesthouses. Because it's a relatively small town, you don't have to worry too much about location; nearly everything is within walking distance. However, for those who prefer to stay outside town, consider a countryside guesthouse or campground.
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