Bohemian Museum of Silver, Kutna Hora

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Tour the medieval mining shafts and tunnels, and learn more about ore processing and the life of miners at Bohemian Museum of Silver. A Gothic building houses the museum, which opened in 1996. Discover the history of the castle, contemplate the lifestyle of silver nobility, and imagine the silver rush heyday. One tour reveals the silver mining process, and you'll see a replica of a medieval mine and its original, horse-powered mining machine. A miners' village in the garden features log buildings, mining shelters, an ore-washing gutter, smelting furnace, and figurines of miners at work. Plan to see Bohemian Museum of Silver and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kutna Hora sightseeing planning site.
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  • We enjoyed learning about the history of silver mining in Kutna Hora and the difficult job that miners had. The tour was informative and an excellent example of the claustrophobic conditions that the....  more »
  • So many years of incredible history are stored in this museum. Give yourself plenty of time to peruse and explore. A great place to learn about living in the Czech Republic hundreds of years ago.  more »
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  • Small old style museum. Only interesting attraction is possibility to go through old silver mine route. In some places width of route is 0.4m but height 1.2m. Bo audio guides, only paper materials. Guide mostly speaks czech, some info on english. If museum will update to the age, could be really interesting. Expo is also passive.
  • The mine tour (II) is a must see in the town of Kutna Hora. It goes deep underground and the tour guide gives an excellent overview of what it was like to work in the deep, dark shafts of a medieval mine.

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