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Rammelsberg Mine and Mining Museum

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Huge place! Good shoes is a must 😊

A fairly new museum, since they mined here actively into the 1980’s. Take a full day, or two... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Niels N
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Copenhagen, Denmark
via mobile
Fun with the mining train

We heard that this was fun from my sister, who visited with her family so we went. We bought... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Michael V
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Middelfart, Denmark
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

A fairly new museum, since they mined here actively into the 1980’s. Take a full day, or two halves. Interesting to see a place where mining took place before year 0..!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

It is nothing special, just some corridors and mining machinery. Thankfully we had our tour explained in English.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We heard that this was fun from my sister, who visited with her family so we went. We bought tickets for the mine train and my boys were quite excited. The guide was only on German and really like to hear himself. After a loooong...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael V
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I decided to take „Fire & water guided tour”. Unluckily it was given in german language but very interesting. If somebody decides to visit this place I recommend to call and ask for non german speaking tourist guide.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Sadly we did not know we had to book an English tour in advance and had to take the German tour - we could not speak a word of German. This was disappointing. All the exhibits are in German with not a single exhibit in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Its a big authentic minecomplex, but whats in display I found a bit dissapointed, also the stated its in. To really get an idea of how things worked you must take a tour, there are several options. I take the one which explained how the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Took the tour of the old mine shafts. It was just what I had hoped for. Narrow passages. Steep staircases and a well informed guide. We went with a German tour guide but she spoke well English and we maneged to get a good grip...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Really interesting "museum". You can choose between three or four different tours without reservation. We took "Der Roederstollen" and "Vom Erzbrocken zum Konzentrat". Both tour guides were pretty good informed and entertaining. And both tours were very authentic (genuine machines shown at their native workplaces)....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing. Tours were only in German or Danish. No English and neither any encouragement that they might give some English assistance. Odd since (almost) all Danish speak English! Anyway, we left. Guess they don’t like the English here.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Great visit with two the tours into the mine. A really interesting history and exciting to see how mining had developed over several hundred years. We had a great Danish speaking guide and that made the visit perfect as we could get all the details...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ashwini I
17 May 2017|
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Response from ocp100 |
We took the "railway" tour, and there was very little walking involved. No hiking at all. (We were there with very young kids.) You board a train like the one the miners were using (have to bend a bit to get in the wagon), 5... More
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Prusseliese
20 April 2017|
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Response from Tamer H | Reviewed this property |
Hi. it takes at least a half day. One whole day could be spent there with all three guided tours. And there is a good restaurant for lunch.
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parisabela
18 January 2015|
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Response from Alan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the mine and the museum are in exactly the same place - well, maybe twenty feet apart!
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