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Although not a real mine, this was a great experience. The guided tour was very informative, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Qormi, Malta
Best museum visit in a long time

After having seen so many abandoned mines on the western coast while traveling with my girlfriend... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Antony P
London, United Kingdom
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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
Via Roma 47, 09016, Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0781 350037
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although not a real mine, this was a great experience. The guided tour was very informative, and the guide himself was very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

After having seen so many abandoned mines on the western coast while traveling with my girlfriend, we decided to take the opportunity of a one night stay in Iglesias to find out more about what he had seen. We were guided by a young woman...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Museo Arte Mine... I, Direttore at Museo dell'Arte Mineraria, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you Antony!

Reviewed March 19, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 28, 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.

Date of experience: October 2014
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