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Quite a surprise

I went with my partner, having read the reviews but they do not do it complete justice. Apart... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
juliebarrett1964
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London, United Kingdom
Fascinating

This is not the sort of tour I would usually do, but TripAdvisor rated it highly and it did not... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Gavin D
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Great Bookham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Gavin D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

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

Thank Marcos1985it
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Our guide was brilliant and the visit was so very interesting even though we come from the home of mines in south wales but it was fascinating and well worth a visit

Thank salv
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

This is not only a mining museum where you can visit a (reconstructed) coal mine, but also a beautiful industrial site, a wonderful building and an interesting exposition on the history of Carbonia.

1  Thank JeroenMuris
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The museum is fantastic and I suggest the underground visit. You can see the real life of sardinian miners in '40 and '50.

Thank Matteo S
Reviewed 20 May 2015

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

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 27 April 2014

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

Thank Ian M
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