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Musee de la mine

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Address: 3 boulevard Franchet d'Esperey, 42000 Saint-Etienne, France
Phone Number: 04 77 43 83 23
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A great reminder that it has not been easy for many French and foreign workers of the mine. We did not get to go visit the galleries since we went on the first Sunday of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Quebec City, Canada
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Dubaï, Émirats arabes unis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The mine is a big page of St Etienne history so having saved a mine and opening it to tourist sounded like a great idea. Unfortunately the intent falls a little short and if you do not have a local with you you will miss out a lot.

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A great reminder that it has not been easy for many French and foreign workers of the mine. We did not get to go visit the galleries since we went on the first Sunday of the month (free for everyone and crowded). Have a look at the ''Chambre des pendus''. Not so interesting for our teenagers.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We liked the Museum quite well, since it gives a good insight into the tradition and history of the region. The guided tour was well done. The part of the mueum below the surface needs a little overhaul since many of the paperboard figures are quite run down... The temporary exhibition is quite interesting as well.

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Saint-Etienne, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A tour in a real coal mine, for everyone who wants to understand the mining life. Very instructive for all the family.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Did not know what to expect, but it was great and authentic! My French is not great and the tour was only in French, but still amazing. Not for those who do not like tight spaces!

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Address: 3 boulevard Franchet d'Esperey, 42000 Saint-Etienne, France
Phone Number: 04 77 43 83 23
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Loire  >  Saint-Etienne

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