Contacts
  • Kammerhofská 2, Banská Štiavnica
Description
The time required is approx. 1 hour.
The time required is approx. 1 hour.

The Slovak Mining Museum is the only one of its kind in the territory of Slovakia. It was founded in 1964 by the fusion of the City Museum and the State Mining Museum Dionýz Štúr. The museum provides a comprehensive picture and idea of mining as well as its related industries. Last but not least, it also documents the history of Banská Štiavnica and its surroundings.

The main seat of the museum is in the historical building complex Kammerhof - the former seat of the Chamber counts and the mining directorate. Visitors will find here the largest exposition offering a view not only of mining equipment. Mining itself - the extraction of raw materials begins with the discovery of the deposit, geological exploration, it uses various working tools, mining maps, lamps and means of transport are needed. These complex, even simpler activities, which the mining work represents, are presented in the exhibition from the oldest archaeological finds to the 20th century.

You may need some: accommodation Banská Štiavnica
Map
Tourist map (GPS 48.45806, 18.89569)
Google maps (Navigation)
There are no comments. You can add comment or upload photos of this attraction.
Accommodation
Booking.com

Nearby things to do at Slovak Mining Museum - Kammerhof

0.2 km
School in the museum
Other attractions

You know the school in nature and certainly many of you have attended it. But have you ever attended a school in museum? You don't have to be a child to come here. Slovak...

Banská Štiavnica
0.2 km
Botanical garden in Banská Štiavnica
Zoology and botany

The Botanical Garden in Banská Štiavnica is located in beautiful surroundings on the adjacent grounds of the former building of the Mining and Forestry Academy, founded i...

Banská Štiavnica
0.2 km
Bank of Love - House of Marína
Other attractions

We all remember the poem about the unfulfilled love of poet Andrej Sládkovič to Marina Pischl. But do you know where her birthhouse is located?

You can find it on the Sq...

Banská Štiavnica
0.3 km
Terra Permonia
Other attractions

Terra Permonia Banská Štiavnica is an absolute novelty on the Slovak market, inspired by Dutch know - how. It is a creative workshop, a place of relaxation, entertainment...

Banská Štiavnica
0.3 km
Glanzenberg Mining Gallery
Museums and history

The history of the town of Banská Štiavnica is closely connected with mining of mineral resources as well as ores of precious and nonferrous metals. This historic and for...

Banská Štiavnica
0.3 km
Nativity scene in Banská Štiavnica
Other attractions

Nativity scene in Banská Štiavnica is one of the largest wooden, moving nativity scenes in Slovakia. It depicts the development, history and traditions of one of the most...

Banská Štiavnica
0.3 km
New Castle in Banská Štiavnica
Castles, chateaus, mansions

The New Castle is one of the most beautiful dominants of Banská Štiavnica. The white Renaissance fortress towering on the Frauenberg Hill (also called Ladies' Hill) was b...

Banská Štiavnica
0.3 km
Jozef Kollár Gallery
Museums and history

The historical heart of the town of Banská Štiavnica consists of period burgher houses. In three of them, decorated with beautiful ornamental facade decoration, houses th...

Banská Štiavnica