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Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great visit

Great visit with a great guide, Ariane. Very friendly and interesting explanation. Thanks a lot!!!!!

Reviewed 5 May 2018
SherifW55
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Fantastic, very friendly staff

We arrived on a Sunday morning ahead of opening, soaking wet with two small children. Staff opened... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Shrinklady
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
5 May 2018
“Great visit”
14 Aug 2018
“Thanks for explaining that tickets don’t include actually seeing the mine!”
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Place de Spiennes | Rue du point du jour, 30, Mons 7032, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank SirShaky
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Great visit with a great guide, Ariane. Very friendly and interesting explanation. Thanks a lot!!!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SherifW55
Reviewed 30 June 2017

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

Date of experience: March 2017
10  Thank ace4444
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Shrinklady
Reviewed 25 March 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank K6544LJkatieb
Reviewed 4 October 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank BentNB
Reviewed 20 July 2015

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

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank EBurd89
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