Salt mine – an astounding subterranean salt cathedral
Deep underground in Poland lies something remarkable but little known outside Eastern Europe. For centuries, miners have extracted salt there, but left behind things quite startling and unique. Take a...
Poland's Wieliczka Salt Mine
Even though we heard again this week that too much salt is bad for the body, there's at least one place on earth that proves salt [...]
Show mine
A mine, i.e. an industrial facility for the underground extraction of mineral commodities, has three operating phases: it may be open or running, or closed or it may be a working museum. Most mines ar...
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Norwegian Mining Museum
The Norwegian Mining Museum (Norwegian: Norsk Bergverksmuseum) is located in Kongsberg, and documents the history of the Kongsberg Silver Mines from 1623 to 1958. The museum was established in 193...
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Great Copper Mountain
Falun Mine (Swedish: Falu Gruva) was a mine in Falun, Sweden, that operated for a millennium from the 10th century to 1992. It produced as much as two thirds of Europe's copper needs and helped fund m...
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Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre
Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre (CMAGS) is the public name used by the Centennial Museum Society of Canmore. 'Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre' is the name used by the Centennial Museum Socie...
Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre - Wikipedia
Salt mine – an astounding subterranean salt cathedral
Deep underground in Poland lies something remarkable but little known outside Eastern Europe. For centuries, miners have extracted salt there, but left behind things quite startling and unique. Take a...
Cité de l'Or
The Cité de l'Or ("The City of Gold") is an attraction located in Val-d'Or, in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec, Canada. It has been operating since 1995 as a place where people can see what...
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German Salt Museum
The German Salt Museum (German: Deutsche Salzmuseum / Industriedenkmal Saline Lüneburg) in the German town of Lüneburg was established on the site of the old production facilities of the Lüneburg ...
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Hallein Salt Mine
The Hallein Salt Mine, also known as Salzbergwerk Dürrnberg, is an underground salt mine located in the Dürrnberg plateau above Hallein, Austria. The mine has been worked for over 7,000 years since th...
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National Mining Museum, Zimbabwe
The National Mining Museum is dedicated to showcasing Zimbabwe's mining heritage. It was developed by the National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe. The museum is located in Kwekwe, a town in centr...
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Mining Museum Příbram
Mining Museum Příbram (Czech: Hornické muzeum Příbram) is a large open air museum of mining with historical buildings and expositions of mining history and mineralogy. It is located in Příbram's B...
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Toi Gold Museum
The Toi Gold Museum (土肥黄金館) is a museum on the subject of gold mining in ancient and modern Japan, which is located next to the Toi gold mine in the city of Toi, Shizuoka, Japan.The museum display...
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Büchenberg Pit
The Büchenberg Pit (German: Erzgrube Büchenberg) is an old iron ore mine in the Harz Mountains of Germany that is operated today as a show mine. It is located in the village of Büchenberg in the m...
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