A journey to the center of the Earth: tour into the copper mine of Montecatini
12 April 2020 - 30 August 2020
Museo delle Miniere
Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, 1
56040 Montecatini Val di Cecina
Guided tour along the tunnels of the 19th century most important European Copper Mine of Montecatini Valdicecina, a site currently considered one of the best preserved industrial archeology complex in Tuscany. The tour represents a unique opportunity to learn about the 35 Km of tunnel network dug during the years of activity, the excavation techniques adopted from the Etruscan era to the 19th century, the extraction procedures and the risky life of miners. The tour also features a visit to the buildings of the administration department, the tower of an extraction shaft with its elevator machine and cargo bins.
0588.31026 Mining Museum
0588.86099 Volterra Tourist Consortium