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Museo dell'Arte Mineraria

Via Roma 47, 09016 Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0781 350037
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Fantastic Museum in Iglesias - worth a visit

The Museo dell'Arte Mineraria is a small but fascinating museum in the Sardinian town of Iglesias... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
EuryaleGorgon
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Wellington, New Zealand
Fascinating place and our tour was in English.

This was a school to teach the art of mining. Consequently the whole process of mining for metals... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
ruffanreddy
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York, England
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The Iglesiente is one of the most important mining areas in Italy, especially for lead, zinc and silver minerals. The development of the mining industry and the need for qualified personnel led to the foundation of the Mining School in Iglesias in...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Roma 47, 09016 Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
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+39 0781 350037
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The Museo dell'Arte Mineraria is a small but fascinating museum in the Sardinian town of Iglesias. It is the sort of museum which is really easy to miss, or that you might decide you wouldn't want to go, but it's well worth a visit. The...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

This was a school to teach the art of mining. Consequently the whole process of mining for metals was described in detail by our excellent guide. It was a very hands on experience, first going down into the mines, handling different ores and seeing the...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

This museum is located right in the heart of the city. The fascinating exhibit provides a real feeling for the mining industry that dates back over millennia. The guided tours offer lots of information about an industry that has all but disappeared from Sardinia.

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