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A huge wheel

Huge wheel is a small part of former Mercury mine. Wheel was used to pump water. It is preserved in... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Miha P
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Maribor, Slovenia
Impressive Size

Wow factor as it is so big! You also get to see some of the trains / engines used. Do this as... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2015
Clunegapyears
,
Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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23 Jan 2017
“A huge wheel”
19 Sep 2015
“Impressive Size”
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Huge wheel is a small part of former Mercury mine. Wheel was used to pump water. It is preserved in the suburb of Idrija in independent building. Ask in museum or in the tourist office for a guide to open the small building.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Miha P
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Wow factor as it is so big! You also get to see some of the trains / engines used. Do this as part of the three extra museum visits you can book up at the castle museum.... EUR6 for all three. Guides will fit in...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Urban, one of the staff from the Museum at the castle, took us for an excellent 1 hour walk across Idrija explaining to us about the history of mercury mining in Idrija and how the industry changed over the years. Finished at the amazing kamst...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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