Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM), Banska Stiavnica

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See the history of one of the region's most historically important industries at , which features exhibits on Slovakia's geological exploits. The outdoor facility presents preserved, restored, and reconstructed facilities that have played a role in central European mining since medieval times. Examine the machines, motors, and other tools on display in the outdoor park. Join a guided tour, offered in English, in which you can actually enter a former mine. Before you descend more than 60 m (196 ft) below ground, you'll suit up with a hard hat, headlamp, and mining overcoat. Add Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM) to your Banska Stiavnica travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Banska Stiavnica day trip planning site.
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  • It's a very nice place to visit it will give you the feeling of mining . You will dress like miners. Lovely place 
    It's a very nice place to visit it will give you the feeling of mining . You will dress like miners. Lovely place  more »
  • Very nice experience. Spent morning there. Got information about mining, life and work of miners. Also learn something about mineralogy and geology of area. Very nice playground for kids. Because not....  more
    Very nice experience. Spent morning there. Got information about mining, life and work of miners. Also learn something about mineralogy and geology of area. Very nice playground for kids. Because not....  more »
  • Very well made underground exhibition. You go into the real mine, not just some reconstructed one. So do not forget warm clothes and closed shoes. 
    Very well made underground exhibition. You go into the real mine, not just some reconstructed one. So do not forget warm clothes and closed shoes.  more »

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