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Landek Park Mining Museum

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Address: Pod Landekem 64, Ostrava 725 29, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 596 131 803
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I had no idea that coal was such an industry in Ostrava, and is still used to heat so many homes in the Czech Republic. I never really understood coal mining, and its dangers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you have a day to spare, this would be great choice! Rly interesting museum. Been there couple times already and never get bored :)

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Thank Martin K
Opava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Thats one of most amazing place in Ostrava. Do yo want feel Ostrava historcal life? You must go here!

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San Francisco Peninsula
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This is one of 2 mines I visited while in Ostrava. This mine tour is in a very large park like setting. The park is not part of the tour so explore it separately if you want to. The tour is in Czech but I rented (100) an English audio to play during the tour. I had some trouble with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Wonderful atmosphere of appreciation, teaching and acknowledgement of an integral part of European History the steal heart of the republic's pace maker!

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Thank Theo W
Ostrava, the Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is extraordinary museum where you can either see exhibits or touch them and feel yourself like a miner decades ago. After using a shaft-lift you will walk through real drills with real machines accompanied by dummies dressed like miners. I recommend the visit warmly.

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Thank Pesakar
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I had no idea that coal was such an industry in Ostrava, and is still used to heat so many homes in the Czech Republic. I never really understood coal mining, and its dangers, until I visited this museum and tour of the actual mine. The guided museum tour and the mine tour are both one hour each, so plan... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The trip to the underworld of the abandoned mine is fascinating. The guides are former miners themselves, so they have understanding of the topic and passion for it. Not recommended for claustrophobic people, you literally feel the weight of the earth over your head.

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Thank Marian K
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

(non-Czech) language is an issue, as reported by others; we have been only two visitors and got a kind and shy former miner as a guide, who walked through the tunnels much faster than the audio guide succeeded to inform us about the points of interest... but we enjoyed; the undergorund minining exposition is not very big, but quite well... More 

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Freeland, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

My friend and I visited the site on a Monday. There was very little information and we couldn't figure out what the attraction was all about... maybe because it was the off-season - who knows. For so much being written about it, it was very disappointing!

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Thank Aaron E
Brno, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

If you are not from mining area, you will find this attraction very strange but it is a great experience that nobody should miss when visiting Ostrava. Unfortunately, I do not know if they are ok to do a tour in English but whenever I took my English speaking friends, I translated for them - so I would recommend you... More 

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