Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM), Banska Stiavnica

(4.6/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan your visit to Open-Air Mining Museum (SMM) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Banska Stiavnica travel itinerary planner.
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  • Entry is only during the season, every hour. Not suitable for tiny children. You can check it out on the Internet that is free to enter, and if there is not booked for the group. A very interesting monument. You get the lamp and shroud.
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  • Visit per hour right on time. Arrive 5 minutes later means next time visit slipping. Guide to Slovak, minimum 5 persone...ma there seems to be always people, even in October. A movie interesting initial is subtitled in English. Then the rest of the guide is all in Slovak. Lasts 90 minutes ... kids too small might get bored. Fitted with a helmet and torch cloak down in the mines for a journey of about an hour. Sometimes claustrophobic, but very addictive. Pity the many lost information because only in Slovak!
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  • The mining museum in Banska Stiavnica is definitely worth a visit. Ďeto is very liked. We've all got coats and lanterns, and after the initial information about the history of banístva in the Štiavnica, we scroll through the underground. The interest is mainly in a huge season, nothing that I can see is the high number of visitors in the group. Good is a book by telephone.
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