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Exploring Industrial Archeology and Advances in Technology at Parco Museo Minerario

As a geologist with experience in mining, I was fascinated with the story told about mining methods... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
Howard D
Interesting, well-designed and excellently guided

I took here a couple of Canadian friends, knowing that, as a geologist, he would be very interested... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

As a geologist with experience in mining, I was fascinated with the story told about mining methods from the early 1800s to the present and the changes in technology. The Museum captured these topics so well and showed how the mines operated through a series...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

I took here a couple of Canadian friends, knowing that, as a geologist, he would be very interested in visiting an old Italian mine and all the machinery etc. I was not expecting such a modern, well-designed and informative experience - it was at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

This is a well curated museum on the local history of mining mercury. It is certainly worth a half day but I would devote more time than that.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

This museum is operated in such a way as to create a learning environment and interest in everyone who sees it. This was a stop my husband wanted to make but I didn't think it would have much to offer me but I was totally...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

So the deal is that you get to go on a four hour tour of a working mine. The only catch is that need to plan on the four hours in advance AND need to bring warm clothes with you. It can be 38 degrees...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

We didn't see the mining museum, but it's possible to rent mountain bikes at the museum for 9 €/day. From the museum to the top of Mount Amiata you can choose between normal road (about 8 km) or several mountain bike tours in the forest.

Date of experience: July 2014
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