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Czech Museum of Silver

Barborska 28/9, Kutna Hora 284 01, Czech Republic
+420 739 717 325
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Recommend Silver Mine Tour

Booked online in advance for an English speaking tour. No advance payment necessary. Just bring... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
museum is so-so ... but the tour is worth it

The museum is uninspiring, but the visit down to the mine (altogether about 90 minutes) is pretty... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Columbia, Missouri
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Hradek, mentioned already in 1312, is a fortified castle palace of the town type. Nowadays it is the seat of the main exposition of the Czech Museum of Silver. The museum offers two guided tours and the main attraction is a visit to an authentic medieval silver mine.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hard hat” (9 reviews)
“english tour” (11 reviews)
“small spaces” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Barborska 28/9, Kutna Hora 284 01, Czech Republic
+420 739 717 325

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Booked online in advance for an English speaking tour. No advance payment necessary. Just bring your reservation papers and pay in person. Was considering booking the museum tour (there is a discount if you book both tours) but decided not to. Don't think that the...More

2  Thank WImom
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The museum is uninspiring, but the visit down to the mine (altogether about 90 minutes) is pretty cool. Reservations are needed, I think, it's not for those with claustrophobia. You don a white cotton robe (similar to those used by medieval miners) and a helmet...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Note: if you have any kind of physical disability, you aren't allowed to go in to the mine. But the museum is also pretty good. Even the museum entry requires a tour guide so you might spend a long time waiting in line. Kutna Hora...More

Thank Mainzigartig
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This entire town built on a mine, if coins and ancient currency is your thing this is amazing, it also houses a bible and a choir book from the 1500's, the building itself is an artwork

Thank Sarfaraaz M
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We joined the Czech language tour down into the old silver mine and were perfectly prepared to read the papers they gave us and muddle through but in the end one of the other guides that spoke English seemed to tag along and talked to...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to find more about the life of the miners and you are not claustrophobic I highly recommend the tour of the silver mine. You don't need strong physical condition if you don't give up in the middle of the tour! I appreciated...More

Thank Darko N
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived 15 minutes before the museum was due to close, young man was rude and unhelpful, just wanted to lock up and go home. Started arguing with our guide, not impressed.

1  Thank hanc66
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We took the underground/mine excursion for the second time and, again, we were very happy with the guide. Thanks! :)

Thank Pavel H
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were greeted by a local choir - very atmospheric This is the place to learn all about the silver mining and minting industry. This where the word Dollar comes from. The local version of it was the silver Thaler, the local currency. There is...More

Thank Stewarth99
Reviewed 23 October 2016

They give you coveralls & a hard hat with a light & walk you through a section of the original centuries old workings Not for the claustrophobic or overweight - the old tunnels have low ceilings & were a pretty close fit for my 5'...More

Thank sewaterman
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19 January 2017|
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Response from Stewarth99 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, do go on both tours. The mine tour till give you an idea of the sheer volume of material brought out and how hard it was to earn a living this way. The mint tour will show you the sheer brute strength that was needed... More
john g
28 March 2015|
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Response from cms-kh | Property representative |
Unfortunately not.