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All reviews bronze age self guided tour copper mine hard hats short film second hand bookshop own pace introductory film well worth a visit above ground information boards gift shop interesting place car park interesting visit great visit entry fee
I thought this was incredible and very well done. It is self-guided, but there are a number of videos, signs and an audio recording that explains what you’re looking at. There are some tight squeezes, but I never felt claustrophobic or unsafe. We spent about...More
If you are visiting the Great Orme do not miss the opportunity of exploring this mine The entrance fee is very reasonable.Hard hats are provided. We spent about 2 hours there and had we known beforehand we could have taken our sandwiches with us as...More
Spent an enjoyable few hours exploring the Copper Mine at the Great Orme. Not suitable for Claustrophobics as the passages underground are very narrow and enclosed. Very informative about the history of this site a real trip into the distant past.
Wonderful visit down the mines. Well worth the price of a visit, lots to learn, see and do. Plan to spend the whole day or just an afternoon you will not be disappointed. Take a picnic to eat in the grounds after your visit.
We were knocked out by this. A 3,500 year old bronze age copper mine! Plenty to see and learn both on the surface and underground. Note the underground passages are not for those with claustrophobia or for large people as they are very narrow.
Recommend you wear decent footwear was there are several steps and slopes. Excellent intro film. Everyone issued with a hard hat. You are able to descend some 60 feet below ground level. Informative display panels help explain the history of this site which is well...More
We stopped at the halfway station, on our downward journey on the tram from the Great Orme peak. The entrance fee was reasonable there is a shop on site but no cafe. We did the self paced walking tour after watching a very good video...More
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The whole tour could be completed under an hour if you don't take ages to take photographs. The introductory video at the start takes a little bit of time but it's worth it as you learn a lot about the mine's history and... More
The whole tour could be completed under an hour if you don't take ages to take photographs. The introductory video at the start takes a little bit of time but it's worth it as you learn a lot about the mine's history and it's recent discovery and conservation.