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Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum)

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Address: 2 Church Street, Sopron 9400, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 99 312 667
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Delightful small museum.

Small museum in the center of town. Interesting exhibits, great for both adults and children. Short but fascinating movie at the end; watch it and, whatever you do for a living... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
UncleBilly232
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Kapaa, Hawaii
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Kapaa, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Small museum in the center of town. Interesting exhibits, great for both adults and children. Short but fascinating movie at the end; watch it and, whatever you do for a living, you'll be glad you do that and not this! Recommended.

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Patricia P, munkatárs at Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum), responded to this review

Dear UncleBilly! Thank you for your review, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Have a nice day! Patricia More 

Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

This looked like a very small museum with some typical museum things: Rocks, tools for mining and so on. But it also contains rooms with examples of how it looked down in the mines, some small-scale models of mining technology that moved around and a basement with a children friendly "hands on".

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Patricia P, Munkatárs at Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum), responded to this review

Dear JornTV! Thank you so much for your visit and for the nice review. We are very happy that you found us interesting and we hope to see you again! More 

Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

If you are with kids and want to impress them, this is the place to go. But even for adults it is worth visiting before we completely forget about the hard work of our grandfathers' generation.

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Patricia P, Munkatárs at Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum), responded to this review

Dear Norottya! Thank you for your visit and for the great ratings. We are happy to hear that you had a good time with us and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

A small museum, but what we liked best were the wonderfully made working models of all the machines and mining equipment from the past

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Thank Gillian B
Patricia P, Munkatárs at Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum), responded to this review

Dear Gillian B! Thank you for your visit and thank you for the good rating. We hope to see you soon! More 

Sopron, Hungary
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

An informative museum about the mining industry, with miniature machines that is a favourite with children and adults alike. Plan about 1-1,5 hours.

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Thank Karoly2015
Patricia P, Munkatárs at Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum), responded to this review

Dear Károly2015! Thank you for your positive opinion and great review. We hope to see you again! Central Mining Museum staff More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

We stumbled upon this Museum while walking the streets and decided to take a look. I guess we went during a very slow day/week/month, as we were followed the whole time by the woman, who would quickly walk ahead into the next room to turn on the lights, then wait until we were ready for the next. You have to... More 

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Patricia P, Munkatárs at Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum), responded to this review

Dear Sherydenise! Thank you for your visit and also for your amazing review! We are very happy that you enjoyed our exhibitions and also took the trouble to share your thoughts about us. We hope to see you soon! Central Mining Museum staff More 

Cegléd, Pest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

Végre egy múzeum, amit a család minden tagja egyaránt élvezett. Nem is gondoltam volna, hogy a bányászok élete ilyen tiszteletre méltó és romantikus. Sokat tanultunk és remekül szórakoztunk, köszönjük! At last. This is a museum where the kids and parents, boys and girls, young or older have fun. We would never expect the life of miners was such remarkable and... More 

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Patricia P, Munkatárs at Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum), responded to this review
Google Translation

Kedves Olga! Nagyon örülünk, hogy családjával jól érezték magukat múzeumunkban, és köszönjük, hogy tapasztalatait itt is megosztotta az olvasókkal. Reméljük,... More 

Stockholm
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

An interesting museum showing the mining industry in Hungary in the old days. The exhibits are in good shape, the whole setup is pedagogic. The 1 - 2 hours I had there were well spent. There are also models of machines that children to test and play with. http://portal.sopron.hu/Sopron/portal/english_show?contentId=2138

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Patricia P, Munkatárs at Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum), responded to this review

Dear Eraenfa! Thank you very much for your review on our museum. We are very happy that you have a good time, and also grateful that you took the trouble to share your experience with Tripadvisor readers. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Sopron and hope to see you again! Central Mining Museum staff More 

Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Although staff do not know English, the museum has signs in English. The exhibits are very nicely presented and they also had a section downstairs where kids can experiment and use tools and machinery normally used by miners. A great museum to pass one hour or more. Luckily for us, it was raining the day we visited so we visited... More 

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Patricia P, Munkatárs at Central Mining Museum (Kozponti Banyaszati Muzeum), responded to this review

Dear Fcgb2003! Thank you very much for your positive review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our museum. We are sorry that on the day of your visit, none of our English speakers were on duty. We are constantly working on the matter - which includes English guide leaflets, signs, and having at least one English... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

The mining museum is a little gem off the Old Town Square. The front desk staff did not speak English, and there was no audio guide, but many of the signs throughout the museum are also in English, so you can still learn quite a bit. The museum is relatively small, but what they do have is fantastic and presented... More 

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