Coal mine in Valkenburg
Unique in Europe! Discover the world of mining in a mysterious underground environment. Go underground and discover the world of mining. View and experience the underground beauty of coal mining with the help of unique film fragments, demonstrations of mining machines, and fascinating first-hand accounts by ex-mine workers.
Begin your introduction to the world of the miners in our subterranean cinema, designed to look like a mine. Here you will see a unique promotional film by the Dutch State Mines (DSM) from the mid-1960s. This film will tell you all about the mining industry. After the film, a former miner will lead you through the world of coal mining. Take a journey through time past the machines which were used to extract coal, where demonstrations will be given. This tour is enlivened by the unique personal stories of former miners full of humour and personal anecdotes.
Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Price: € 7.80 p.p. for groups of 20 people or more, secondary school pupils € 5.50 p.p., primary school pupils € 5.00 p.p., costs of guided tour € 15.00 (25-35 participants, excluding admission price).
Extra details: groups on request only. Free parking for buses. Evening tours and packages possible, for example combined with the Haunted Cave, the South Limburg Steam Train Company, or the Party Cave.