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The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia

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A truly memorable experience

Very interesting tour showing the work and life of miners. Unusual experience having a meal deep in... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Experience for the whole family

The tour is very interesting and authentic, First you get to wear the miners coat and take paacked... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Koroshka cesta 68 | Stari Jasek, Velenje 3320, Slovenia
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Very interesting tour showing the work and life of miners. Unusual experience having a meal deep in the coal mine. Appropriate for everybody, from small children to old people. Unforbettable experience.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The tour is very interesting and authentic, First you get to wear the miners coat and take paacked lunch with you. You then join the guide who leads you and the group in the underground world of this mine with comprehensvie explenations. Book in advance...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived without making a reservation and only just got a place. It probably would have been a good idea to book in advance. Tour was conducted in English and was very informative about the history and present process of coal mining. Nice touch to...More

Thank Kezy1
Reviewed 29 July 2017

There's plenty of car parking near the museum. The guided tour lasts about 1.30 hours and a tour guide explained in English everything on route. The tour was informative and interesting using different forms of visual effects etc., There is a small museum showing equipment,...More

Thank sandrawK5465AL
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

In this Museum they tried and managed to take you down with them in their coal mining life and history. First you see how they worked years ago without electric equipment and later you see all the newer stuff. Ask for English guide worked out...More

Thank Gerben P
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

miming over the time, from ancient days to modern times! See the mining machinery and look at the insight into the geological structure of Šaleška Valley. Experience how the miners lived more than 100 years ago.

Thank AnitaSLO
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Museum is located near lakes Velenje. Have a lot parking place around museum. They take you in coalmine with elevator, before they give you coal mining clothes. Inside you walk little, some way they drive you with train. They introduce you all history of coal...More

1  Thank Jure K
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Museum is placed in abandoned area of real coal mine, so experience is really pristine. The guides are former employees who worked in the coalmine Velenje, so they have practical experience about working in a mine. You also get typical miners lunch and you get...More

1  Thank DusanZu
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Knowledgeable guide, fun thing to do. Interesting museum part in the old workers chambers. And the miners lunch was a hoot. :) Check if the guides speak your language though, I translated into italian the whole tour for a couple visiting.

1  Thank sillyinnervoice
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

If in Velenje or the area, this is the attraction to see. It is unique, interesting, and educational. You get to wear a coal miner's hat and smock during your tour of the museum as well as get a small lunch to take with you...More

1  Thank JRIZ
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