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Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)

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Address: Mons, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 65 33 55 80
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Fantastic, very friendly staff

We arrived on a Sunday morning ahead of opening, soaking wet with two small children. Staff opened early for us, gave us all a drink and even started explaining things before the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2016
Shrinklady
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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a Sunday morning ahead of opening, soaking wet with two small children. Staff opened early for us, gave us all a drink and even started explaining things before the museum's official opening. The museum itself is very informative and hands on, even for children. Unfortunately we couldn't stay long, so didn't look around outside and also didn't... More 

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Jurbise, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

This is a very interesting site as its historical significance is immense. The museum was interesting. There is a "virtual" tour of the mines if your children are too young to actually go down into the mines for a tour (mine were 4 and 6). We had fun learning about flint and how it was used in the past. The... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Spiennes has been the ground of 1000s of flint mineholes from which excellent flint has been taken since year 4000 before our time. Three guided tours with each 12 participants take place every day into one of the mines in the museum. On work days the tours must be booked by groups, but in weekends individuals can book through the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Arrived about 16.30 and the exhibition centre was closed but one of the archaeologists showed us around the small site and let us look down the hole at the work going on. Easy to find with Google maps but I think that we would have been struggling otherwise. The St Symphorien cemetery is close by so plan to do both... More 

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