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The Mining Open – Air Museum with 40 000 visitors a year is one of the most popular sites in the region. On the ground the exposition shows old mining buildings, equipment, machines and geological history. Millions years ago here was the biggest...more
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Jozefa Karola Hella 12, Banska Stiavnica 969 01, Slovakia
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Banska Stiavnica itself is very pretty. It's a steep uphill walk to the museum if you park outside the city centre. Make sure you book it in advance as the ticket is time specific and if you want your tour in English as not many...More
Very interesting tour inside a mine. You learn a lot about mining, their way of life, etc. If you are an English speaker, you should book a tour in advance (they charge 15 Euros for an English speaking guide).
As the whole region of this areas history is mining, we were told to visit the open air mining museum. It doses not sound that exciting but we book a private tour, with an English speaking guide and had a great trip.
You are given...More
We called in advance to reserve two tickets as they are selling fast. You need to buy tickets for specific time. Tours are every hour. Adult ticket is €6 each and then we paid €15 extra for an English guide. That was the best thing...More
We were very lucky to be able to join a smaller group tour in English - we paid an extra 5 euros for this and it was completely worth it as it meant we were given fascinating insights in to what it was like to...More
The visit is very complicated for french people but ok, mens are very nice and we can understand just with the visit.
But we wanted to buy something (stone) in the shop (at 16h50) the women didn’t want...
Degusting about this museum.
The guide was personable and interesting with good English. The museum itself is really well done, the exhibits are thoughtful and plentiful. Staged scenes, well lighted. I was there off-season so it was a small group and I was lucky to share it with a...More
We liked the tour very much since Peter, our guide, went out of his way to keep everybody happy and on track. With bits of information in Slovak, Spanish and English everyone was cared for and looked after. He answered our questions thoughtfully and elaborately....More