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Idrija Mercury Mine

Bazovishka ulica 2, Idrija 5280, Slovenia
+386 31 810 194
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Bazovishka ulica 2, Idrija 5280, Slovenia
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+386 31 810 194
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"guided tour"
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"interesting visit"
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"unesco heritage"
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"worth a visit"
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"take pictures"
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"underground world"
in 2 reviews
"great guide"
in 2 reviews
"great experience"
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"video"
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"history"
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"museum"
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"jacket"
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"castle"
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"mercury"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great experience to walk in the old mine. The guide did a great job and was very informative. The tour is good for all ages. I think everyone should come and see this mine.

Thank Majken_65101
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought it would be cool to visit a mine on a warm day. We were right. The staff were a couple of young girls with a lively sense of humor. One of them took us down below to tell us about the man made...More

Thank hgesink
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

The mines and the history of them is very interesting. You can visit them with guides tours only. (It is recommended to check the times for the tours online before going there as they have certain times.) The tour we had was very informative and...More

Thank holiday0303
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We didn't plan on doing this but are so glad we stumbled onto it!! €10 for a 1.5 hr guided tour down into the mine and video explaining history. Really fascinating!! Ok for kids, just need to be able to climb 100 stAirs or so...didn't...More

Thank emily b
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Excellent museum or, better to say a mine turned into amuseum. The short movie at the begining gives you a real insight into miners' life. After that you head downstairs deeply into the ground. The whole visit lasts about an hour. The guide is packed...More

Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

If you are a technical person and you have an interest about this things, than you will like that mine. There you could see how Mercury was made from down under into a this time very needed part of industry. Before visiting, it's better that...More

Thank Borut A
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

In 1492, America was discovered by Christophe Columbus (1492), everybody know that, the same year, Granada was finally liberated by Isabelle of Castilla from the Nasrid dynasty Arabic, few peoples know that. But two years earlier, In 1490 the first natural liquid mercury (Hg) was...More

Thank Jean-Jacques R
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting Idrija Mercury Mine was a very intresting experience. Going down in the corridors that were man-made you finally get a feeling that in the past men were smarter and also braver than we are now (although everything was more primal and slower). Our tour...More

Thank Maja S
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

An interedting and very comprehensive tour. Starts with a movie (about 15 minutes) and then a guide takes you to the underground world, after earing a helmet and a coat. The expenations are very interesting and the tour takes the whole issue very seriosly. Well...More

Thank Dundun0101
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. Nice tour through the mine. Educational but really fun. Nice friendly fun tourguide. You can take pictures

Thank Natasja J
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