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České Muzeum Stříbra (Czech Museum of Silver)

  • Barborská ul. 28 Map It
  • Kutná Hora

Published 12/17/2015

Fodor's Review

Silver mines are a but more romantic than a run-of-the-mill coal mine, and this silver museum combines all manner of medieval mining and minting equipment with the real deal: the chance to tour a medieval silver mine. It's fun, but if you're claustrophobic it's worth nothing that the tunnel is a bit tight, and you're underground for about 30 minutes. The city boasted some of the deepest mines in the world back in the 16th century, and the trek nowadays will probably make you glad you weren't a miner.

Sight Information

Address:

Barborská ul. 28, Kutná Hora, Central Bohemia, 284 01, Czech Republic

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Phone:

/327–512–159

Website: www.cms-kh.cz

Sight Details:

  • 90 Kč –140 Kč, 20 Kč for foreign-language explanation
  • Apr. and Oct., Tues.–Sun. 9–5; May, June, and Sept., Tues.–Sun. 9–6; July and Aug., Tues.–Sun. 10–6; Nov., 10–4. Last admission 90 mins before closing. Tours start every half-hour. The mine can shut down in bad weather.

Published 12/17/2015

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