Guided tours of the Copper Mine Museum | Montecatini Val di Cecina
ore: 15:00 - 18:00
Museo delle Miniere
Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, 1
56040 Montecatini Val di Cecina
Opening times to be followed
Thursday to Sunday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. / 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Guided tours 10 a.m. – 12 noon – 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
1st October -30th November
Every Sunday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. / 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Guided tours: 10 am – 12 am – 3 pm – 4.30 pm
€ 7,00 Adults| € 5,00 (6-12 years)
Guided tours 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 Montecatini Val di Cecina copper mine offers guided tours and special openings all year round to learn about the excavation methods, the machinery used, the reinforcement of the galleries and the life of the miners.
Today, visitors can admire the 19th-century structures related to ore extraction, the Laverie for washing and refining ore, part of the galleries built in that period, the administration offices and the Alfredo extraction shaft.
October and November: Guided tours on Sundays at 10.00 — 12.00 am — 3.00 — 4.30 pm
GUIDED TOUR DURATION about 1h and a quarter. Comfortable shoes and cover up