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The Museum offers three types of gui­ded tours:

Guided tour of the Mining Park

Alfredo Shaft, gal­le­ry and ex work­shops. Duration of the gui­ded tour is appro­xi­ma­te­ly 1 hour and 15 minutes.
The rou­te does not pre­sent any par­ti­cu­lar dif­fi­cul­ties. Suitable for all adul­ts and chil­dren aged 4 and abo­ve. Closed-toe shoes are neces­sa­ry and it is recom­men­ded to bring some­thing to cover one­self when wal­king throu­gh the gal­le­ry. There are stairs along the rou­te. Small-sized dogs are allo­wed, but during the gal­le­ry por­tion of the tour, they must be car­ried in one’s arms.
Guided tours during ope­ning hours in Italian and/or English depen­ding on participants.

Guided tour of the Mining Park and Mine Descent

Alfredo Shaft, gal­le­ry, ex work­shops and mine descent. Duration of gui­ded tour is appro­xi­ma­te­ly two hours.
Only on spe­ci­fic days and times and for a maxi­mum of 8 persons.
In addi­tion to the visit to the Mining Park, the iti­ne­ra­ry inclu­des descen­ding throu­gh a stair­ca­se to a depth of appro­xi­ma­te­ly 100 meters (mine descent). The rou­te is not acces­si­ble for peo­ple with redu­ced mobi­li­ty or tho­se una­ble to move inde­pen­den­tly. It is acces­si­ble for chil­dren aged 12 and abo­ve only if accom­pa­nied by at lea­st one adult. It is man­da­to­ry to wear trek­king shoes and bring some­thing to cover one­self when wal­king throu­gh the gal­le­ry. Animals are not allowed.
Guided tours in Italian during ope­ning hours. English-language tours on Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Guided tour of the Mining Park, Wind Farm, Muraglione Dam and Oratory of Santa Barbara

Duration of the gui­ded tour about three and a half hours.

Itinerary of historical-naturalistic inte­re­st. During the rou­te it will be pos­si­ble to obser­ve both the fir­st public-owned wind farm pla­ced on the hills over­loo­king the mine at an alti­tu­de of about 600 meters and the Muraglione dam, a com­plex for dam­ming the water neces­sa­ry for washing the extrac­ted mine­ral, reo­pe­ned to the public sin­ce April 2023 and set in a beau­ti­ful natu­ral habi­tat. The iti­ne­ra­ry also inclu­des a visit to the Oratory of Santa Barbara, of which the ear­lie­st records date back to 1660 dedi­ca­ted to the cult of the Madona of Caporciano. Rebuilt in 1789, in 1842 the ora­to­ry was dedi­ca­ted to the patron saint of miners, Santa Barbara. Inside is the pain­ting of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a valua­ble work by Mexican pain­ter Juan Rodríguez Xuárez.
Guided tour by reser­va­tion only for groups of mini­mum 20 participants
Contact the museum. Cost Adults € 12.00 — Children 6 to 12 years old € 10.00