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Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)

Place de Spiennes | Rue du point du jour, 30, Mons 7032, Belgium
+32 65 33 55 80
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Don't Bother

According to Trip Advisor, this is my 600th review. I'm pretty sure I've never given a terrible... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
ace4444
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Fairfax, Virginia
Fantastic, very friendly staff

We arrived on a Sunday morning ahead of opening, soaking wet with two small children. Staff opened... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Shrinklady
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Manchester
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
29 Jun 2017
“Don't Bother”
11 Sep 2016
“Fantastic, very friendly staff”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Place de Spiennes | Rue du point du jour, 30, Mons 7032, Belgium
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

According to Trip Advisor, this is my 600th review. I'm pretty sure I've never given a terrible rating before, but this attraction really deserved it. Perhaps it was only the day we visited, as there are plenty of good ratings. First of all, it's way...More

3  Thank ace4444
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...More

2  Thank Shrinklady
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)....More

1  Thank K6544LJkatieb
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...More

1  Thank BentNB
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...More

1  Thank EBurd89
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