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Monteroro: A lot of opportunity

In the middle of Sicily Island, in Montedoro, a lot of opportunity ti spend your time: Museo delle... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2019
micheleaQ8239JH
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Caltanissetta, Italy
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The sad story of Sicily - sulfur mines employing children. Beautiful, moving museum

It is a museum showing the conditions under which people worked to supply 90% of the world's sulfur... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
dorotaj697
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Warsaw, Poland
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May 15, 2019
“Monteroro: A lot of opportunity”
Oct 19, 2017
“The sad story of Sicily - sulfur mines employing children. Beautiful, moving museum”
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The Museum Of Zolfara has the purpose to increase and to protect storical and mineralogical patrimony collecting information, photographs, remakes, minerals and tools of sulfur mining in Sicily.
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Via Papa Giovanni XXIII | c.da Monte Ottavio, 93010 Montedoro, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

In the middle of Sicily Island, in Montedoro, a lot of opportunity ti spend your time: Museo delle Solfare, Osservatorio Astronomo and a lot of relax in the yard alla around the Town. Enjoy.

Date of experience: May 2019
40  Thank micheleaQ8239JH
Reviewed October 19, 2017

It is a museum showing the conditions under which people worked to supply 90% of the world's sulfur over a period of time. What is sad - in the mines in the 19th and early 20th century children worked primarily. The museum is very carefully...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank dorotaj697
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Visiting this place (necessarily with the guide, English available) you can learn about history of Sicily which is not very well known. This is good chance to understand more about whole islands heritage.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2015

I did not know about the history of the miners in Caltanissetta and it was highly interesting to hear their story. Davide was a fantastic guide, he put everything in a historic context. The first one to tell the story of the miners was actually...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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