Underground Mining Museum Pernik

Подземният минен музей

Useful Information

Location: 2300 Tsentar, Pernik.
(42.609536, 23.029250)
Open: All year daily 9-16.
Tours every hour on the full hour.
Fee: Adults BGN 4, Students BGN 2, Seniors BGN 2.
English tour: Adults BGN 10.
Classification: MineCoal Mine
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours:
Address: Underground Mining Museum, Krakra Pernishki Square 10, Pernik 2300, Tel: +359-76-603-737.
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1891 mine opened.
1966 mine cloased.


The Подземният минен музей (Underground Mining Museum) is located inside two former mine tunnels. In 30 stops the history of coal mining, from manual extraction, over mine carts pulled by horses to the modern mining machinery is presented. The mining museum is part of the Pernik Regional History Museum.