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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  • An excellent mining museum with some fascinating exhibits. The geology section is great for explaining geology in general and for the volcanic caldera in which the museum sits. The 'play' mine for... 
    An excellent mining museum with some fascinating exhibits. The geology section is great for explaining geology in general and for the volcanic caldera in which the museum sits. The 'play' mine for...  more »
  • 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 »

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