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When I and two friends made the trip to see the mines and handed over our money at the reception we were then greeted by a room with some posters on the wall and some rocks in some cabinets, no actual access to the mine...More
According to Trip Advisor, this is my 600th review. I'm pretty sure I've never given a terrible rating before, but this attraction really deserved it. Perhaps it was only the day we visited, as there are plenty of good ratings. First of all, it's way...More
We arrived on a Sunday morning ahead of opening, soaking wet with two small children. Staff opened early for us, gave us all a drink and even started explaining things before the museum's official opening. The museum itself is very informative and hands on, even...More
This is a very interesting site as its historical significance is immense. The museum was interesting. There is a "virtual" tour of the mines if your children are too young to actually go down into the mines for a tour (mine were 4 and 6)....More
Spiennes has been the ground of 1000s of flint mineholes from which excellent flint has been taken since year 4000 before our time. Three guided tours with each 12 participants take place every day into one of the mines in the museum. On work days...More
Arrived about 16.30 and the exhibition centre was closed but one of the archaeologists showed us around the small site and let us look down the hole at the work going on. Easy to find with Google maps but I think that we would have...More