Mines which can be visited underground

WHS containing mines (excluding replicas) which can be visited underground. Indicate name/location within WHS and mineral mined. Also means of entry/exit where known.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Banska Stiavnica Copper. Bartlomej Pit (walk in/out), Glanzenberg Mining tunnel (steps)
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape Coal. Big Pit (Original "Cage")
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape Tin, "Poldark Mine" (Originally "Wheal Roots Mine" 18th C workings opened to the public as a "tourist attraction")
Guanajuato Silver. Valenciana Mine (stairs) .
Heritage of Mercury Mercury ,Almaden (elevator in, railway out); Idrija part in Slovenia - mercury mine accessible with guide on foot.
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine Silver, Ryugenju Mabu mine shaft (walk along old tunnel)
Krzemionki prehistoric striped flint mining region Flint / via a spiral staircase
Las Medulas Gold, Gallery of Ortellan (walk in along Roman tunnel)
Mining Sites of Wallonia Coal. Blegny Mine (cage)
Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes Flint. (Vertical ladder)
Ouro Preto Gold. Mina do Chico Rey - accessible on foot, walk in/out.
Potosi Silver. Cerro Rico (walk in/out)
Rammelsberg and Goslar Zink/Lead, Rammelsberg
Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver Mine Lead/Silver. (modern elevator); Black Trout Adit (Sztolnia Czarnego Pstrąga) - different part of the site - can be reached by stairs and an underground river by boat
Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines Salt. Wieliczka (Tourist route - normally stairs in, Miners route - elevator) and Bochnia Mine (Cage)

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