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Ecomuseo Minero Valle de Samuno

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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Excellent museum exploring the rich industrial heritage of Asturias

An absorbing train ride into the depths of a disused Asturian coal mine. With the mining industry... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2018
Maxwell126
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Excellent service

We were fully expecting everything at the museum to be in Spanish, having read reviews in advance... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
MrsSaraT-C
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

Before you arrive here, check for times of tours. We arrived at 13:50 to find that the next tour wasn’t until 16:00. A very friendly receptionist directed us to a nearby town to get lunch while we waited. The tour begins with a train ride...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

An absorbing train ride into the depths of a disused Asturian coal mine. With the mining industry being wound down in Spain this attraction casts light on the tough conditions that the hardy Asturian miners had to endure. A well researched commentary guides the visitors...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maxwell126
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We were fully expecting everything at the museum to be in Spanish, having read reviews in advance. We still wanted to visit so ploughed on and we are so glad we did. The staff were extremely helpful, the guide spoke excellent English and was very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MrsSaraT-C
Reviewed April 21, 2018

This is a really great mining museum, it's very well run and is very family friendly. The whole site is in very good order, each group has a guided tour. It was a very reasonable entry price .The old buildings have been well preserved, loved...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Christine F
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I was with my fam visiting the museum, my grandad was working in a mine and he almost cry with the explanation of the guide. Beautiful surroundings and really important story to be told. Everything in the mine is very well organized, the people who...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

We weren't sure what to expect, but this was a fun afternoon at a well-run and polished attraction. There's a waiting area for the train to the attraction with toilets, drinks and vending machines and plenty of seating. The receptionist spoke perfect English, however the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

I have been to this museum at the beginning of August with my family (2adults and 2 Children) when the attraction had been opened just for a couple of months. The ride on the mine train through an old mine track was fantastic, the visit...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Alebraco
Reviewed July 24, 2013

One of the best tourist attractions in Asturias. Recently opened in June 2013 . The ride on the train takes you into the mine, at almost 32 metres of depth. You really feel the damp atmosphere and to think that the miners went down the...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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