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Museo del Carbone

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Fabulous! Very well organized and informative

Eur 8 per person for admittance including guided tour through part of the old coal mine. Tours in... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Quite a surprise

I went with my partner, having read the reviews but they do not do it complete justice. Apart... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Strada Statale 126 | Grande Miniera di Serbariu, 09013, Carbonia, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0781 62727
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Eur 8 per person for admittance including guided tour through part of the old coal mine. Tours in English, French and Italian. Very informative museum and excellent tour. Small museum shop and also a bar.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 80gertd
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited a hot day in July. Not easy to find. Look fot the round yellow building. Great information and the tour was good. Took a little more than 1 hour. Amazing how tough work they were doing at that time!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pelle1969
Reviewed November 1, 2017

I went with my partner, having read the reviews but they do not do it complete justice. Apart from the mining aspect, there is a lot of concise info on the social housing element of Carbonia and the facist history on the bi lingual panels...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

This is not the sort of tour I would usually do, but TripAdvisor rated it highly and it did not disappoint! Really lovely lady (sorry forgotten your name already) who greeted us on reception and said that we could catch the next tour underground in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 873gavind
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum. A guide shows you mining machinery of the 30s and 40s of the last century at location underground. The area is big. Was not easy to find the entrance. The ticket office is a round yellow building. That might be a help.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

The site is amazing, it is advisable to walk around before visiting the museum (in the summer, preferably not at the hottest hours of the day). The guide in the museum was very good, and so were the explanatory materials too. Texts are in Italian...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

Our guide was brilliant and the visit was so very interesting even though we come from the home of mines in south wales but it was fascinating and well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited the museum one Sunday afternoon, it was fascinating. Not only is there an exhibition showing the history of mining in the area, but you also get to travel over 900 metres along mine shafts to see what it was like....More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

This is not only a mining museum where you can visit a (reconstructed) coal mine, but also a beautiful industrial site, a wonderful building and an interesting exposition on the history of Carbonia.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank JeroenMuris
Reviewed June 21, 2015

The museum is fantastic and I suggest the underground visit. You can see the real life of sardinian miners in '40 and '50.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Matteo S
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