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Museo Minero Rio Tinto y Tren Minero

Plaza Ernest Lluch s/n, 21660 Huelva, Spain
+34 959 59 00 25
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Relaxing and very beautiful.

We had to drive 1.30 hours from our place to get there but it was very worthy. On a hot day, with... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Olasid
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Fascinating piece of history

Although this was quite a long drive up from Huelva, it was well worth the experience. We only went... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
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In the mining park of Riotinto you can do a different railway journey, penetrate into a mine, visit a real victorian house and know about the history of a totally transformed mining bowl. Everything at hand at the minig park of Riotinto.
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 15:00, 16:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Plaza Ernest Lluch s/n, 21660 Huelva, Spain
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+34 959 59 00 25
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had to drive 1.30 hours from our place to get there but it was very worthy. On a hot day, with kids, was very relaxing and so beautiful landscape. Because of the train, kids could take the hit and we all could enjoy this...More

Thank Olasid
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Although this was quite a long drive up from Huelva, it was well worth the experience. We only went to the museum, which had a whole variety of exhibitions, examining the changes in the landscape and the devastation it has caused to the local area,...More

1  Thank mazzerRedcar
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the Rio Tinto mine and went on the 90 minute train journey around the mine. Ages ranged between 6 and 65. Everyone had a lovely time! Points to note the train only goes a few times a day. Usually 1.30pm and 5pm seems...More

3  Thank sazzleevans
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This museum is all about the mining of the ore around the town and also about the British when they were here from the 1880's to the 1950's. The train trip is well worth it, 90 minutes. A new attraction since our last visit is...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of fun. Took the train ride and also the tour of Peña de Hierro. Very beautiful and unique area.

Thank Garrick R
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The tour includes a visit to the excellent museum, a ride on the old mineral railway in genuine 1919 carriages (steam only once a month; diesel otherwise) and a visit to an old iron mine - and is very good value for money. You travel...More

Thank JJHDerbyshire
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

An amazing museum spread over quite a wide area - you need to use your car to follow the museum bus to the tunnel and open cast, and the train ride station. The whole scheme is well thought out and really gives you a flavour...More

Thank Mosssphere
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We went on an adult group but kids would just enjoy this trip so much . The colours were amazing along the way.Not much to do when you reach the destination and there would only be sandwiches and crisps at the wee station, so bring...More

Thank celtictiger_7
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was an interesting rail trip asking an hour and a half. The downside was the running commentary was all in Spanish. When I asked the guide if he would do a commentary in English on the return trip which was the same single track,...More

2  Thank Jackson13579
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a brilliant day here. I highly recommend a visit to Rio Tinto. The landscape surrounding Rio Tinto is very dramatic. The geology, the archaeology and the history is fascinating. We started at the Museum when it opened at 10.30. It is very informative...More

1  Thank Alison J
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darylkulak
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Response from mazzerRedcar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can drive along the road and see the excavations and the amazing colours of the ground as well as the river.
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Lily C
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Response from bermonYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we cannot help - we travelled there by car. The Museum's own website only give instructions (in Spanish) for arriving by car, which suggests that there is no alternative. The Seville Tourist Office may be of help.
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