Guided tours of the Mining Park and Mine Descent
From 1 April to 30 November on the opening days and times indicated.
It is possible to book a visit to the mining park or to combine it with a visit to the mine descent.
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 of at least 4 years of age. It is compulsory to wear closed shoes and to bring something to cover oneself when walking through the gallery. There are stairs along the route. Small dogs may enter but must be held during the gallery tour.
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 visiting the Mining Park the itinerary includes a descent via, a staircase to a depth of about 100 metres (mine descent). The route is not accessible to persons with reduced mobility or those unable to move independently; it is only accessible to children aged 12 and over if accompanied by at least one adult. It is mandatory to wear trekking shoes and to bring something to cover oneself for walking through the gallery. Animals are not allowed.
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 € 15.00 — Children 6 to 12 years old € 10.00