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The left it as it was at the day it was closed

We ended the holiday at Spitsbergen with the visit to the coal mine (and were dropped of at the... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
mgromit
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Epse, The Netherlands
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Very interesting guided tour

We have been seeing other mines in Europe but this guided tour was really special and very... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
12Travellingismylife
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We ended the holiday at Spitsbergen with the visit to the coal mine (and were dropped of at the airport afterwards). The miners left everything at the end of there shift an never came back. It gives a strange feeling but... also insight in how...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mgromit
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We have been seeing other mines in Europe but this guided tour was really special and very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 12Travellingismylife
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

The mine gives you spectacular views over the fjord - it’s a ghost mine. It’s like the miners walked out yesterday. Therese is even a tape player in the engineering shop that can be played. Our guide was called Camilla and was excellent. Clear and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank manstondrive
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Booked this tour through the Radisson Blu Polar hotel with some others as we only had a few days in Longyearbyen. We are being picked up at the hotels entrance, here we met a young Swiss girl who was also going on the tour, it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank WW_Traveller023
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The guide was very knowledgeable and took us through some of the now abandoned coal mine. We got equipped with an overall and a belt with a hard hat and a lamp. We got to try and crawl through a narrow passage to experience how...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank peeteecruizer
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Very skilled guides took us into the mines telling the story of how the miners built the society and how working in the mines was like.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TorKr
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Our guide was super good to tell about the mine and how is has been to work in the mines on Svarlbard. Go there !

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MetteB_13
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Wolfgang was an excellent guide and gave 200% to his presentation. It's fun dressing up in the mining outfits with the helmets and lights and walking through the tunnels. Lots of photo opportunities. Also you learn a lot about the history in Longyearbyen. It was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MariaN232
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Alma was a great, knowledgeable guide who gave us a very good insight into the hard work that was done in the mines, mining life and how everything worked. Super interesting! The fact that we could wear miners overalls was a big plus.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Car H
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Got a understanding how hard it was to work as a coalminer, narrow dark and dirty environment ........

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Corelli S
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