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Besucherbergwerk Grube Fortuna

Grube Fortuna 1, 35606 Solms, Hesse, Germany
+49 6443 82460
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Going Underground

Going underground Going underground is what the miners did every day here in the iron ore mine, we... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Raw10stall
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Rossendale
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Nice way to appreciate the life of an Iron Ore miner

An interesting trip into an old iron ore mine. The tour includes a ride into the mine, and an... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
NSBfan
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Germany
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Grube Fortuna 1, 35606 Solms, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Going underground Going underground is what the miners did every day here in the iron ore mine, we visited for a couple of hours if you go down wear some clothes as it is on the chilly side when you get 150m down the shaft....More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

An interesting trip into an old iron ore mine. The tour includes a ride into the mine, and an elevator ride as well into a deeper tunnel. some old implements are shown, and an example of how loud was for the miners when using there...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Very interesting way to learn something about the local mining industry for which the region was known. It is entertaining, also for children.

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Reviewed 9 June 2014

Grube Fortuna is on old mine which nowadays is used only to show what working in a mine was like. The people supporting this museum mine as well as the light railway are really kids friendly and knowledgeable. Going there let's you combine both attractions,...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2013

Did only the "small" one hour tour - but saw a lot of old mining equipment and experienced the mine first hand. First you go 150m down in an elevator (elevator machinery room can be visited free of charge, its a short walk up the...More

1  Thank GarfGermany
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