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I went with my partner, having read the reviews but they do not do it complete justice. Apart from the mining aspect, there is a lot of concise info on the social housing element of Carbonia and the facist history on the bi lingual panels...More
This is not the sort of tour I would usually do, but TripAdvisor rated it highly and it did not disappoint!
Really lovely lady (sorry forgotten your name already) who greeted us on reception and said that we could catch the next tour underground in...More
Interesting museum. A guide shows you mining machinery of the 30s and 40s of the last century at location underground. The area is big. Was not easy to find the entrance. The ticket office is a round yellow building. That might be a help.
The site is amazing, it is advisable to walk around before visiting the museum (in the summer, preferably not at the hottest hours of the day). The guide in the museum was very good, and so were the explanatory materials too. Texts are in Italian...More
My wife and I visited the museum one Sunday afternoon, it was fascinating. Not only is there an exhibition showing the history of mining in the area, but you also get to travel over 900 metres along mine shafts to see what it was like....More
Particularly appreciated the "underground experience", even from a mine worker point of view.
As it is often the case in Sardinia, driving directions up to parking & museum entrance are just NOT-EXISTING, you nearly need to be escorted through the vast converted old mining area...More
I visited Carbonia in mid-February. My reason for visiting was to go to the mining museum at the “Great Mine of Serbariu” which included a trip underground! It was not easy to find the entrance, but eventually I arrived at the mine, which was like...More