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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  • MI Mi was ever visit a mine in Slovenia but for my wife, it was the first time, standing in the area could not shirk. Beautiful outer space and to reward punctuality of the organization ... for the rest nothing special. I note that the guide speaks only in Slovak unstintingly. The children were thrilled and there were several schools. had happened to visit a mine in Slovenia and finding myself in the area I wanted to redo it again.
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  • outdoor museum on the site of the old mine, mining equipment exhibits plus visit Bartholomew Gallery. When the tunnel was part of the mining enterprise, development of mining in the region. Vskm give out helmets, capes and bulbs and get on the tour.
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  • We have been visiting the tunnel over the weekend, Barthelemy (Saturday), maybe because it was the day of so many visitors (including foreigners). Therefore, I recommend making a reservation in advance to you neprehnali to the Museum unnecessarily. Parking is paid. Due to the large number of visitors took the tour of the tunnel (including construction and screening of a short film about mining). As this tour is certainly an interesting experience.
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  • The guide was very well prepared and very friendly. Not too much space to park. After a small film the real tour continues a story down and must wear a protective cloak and safety lamp. (They provide) the whole tour is on walk. (No wagon) in the mine the route is a round like. Lot of equipment are exhibited either from the anicent times and from the modern age. Very interestin, and recommended.
  • Great underground adventure in a real goldmine, with professional and comprehensive guidance. Don't forget to check out the "Miner's moon", it is a must have to all novice goldminers!
  • Best experience into real underground mine, ideal for families and friends
  • Super fun and quick
  • Open-air museum, must-see. You can earn a lot of information about gold mining, which isn't a typical thing in the centre of Europe. It's also possible to visit an adit. Foreigners won't be provided with much information in English, but they will see many things, which don't need any commentary.
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