Miniera Marzoli

Museo Le Miniere di Pezzaze


Useful Information

Location: Pezzaze
Open: MAR to JUN Sun, Hol 14-18.
JUL to AUG Sat, Sun, Hol 14-18.
SEP to OCT Sun, Hol 14-18.
Last entry 17.
NOV by appointment.
DEC to FEB closed.
Closed Easter Sunday.
Groups of 25+ must reserve 15 days in advance.
[2010]
Fee: Mining Museum: free.
Underground tour: Adults EUR 8.50, Children (6-15) EUR 6, Families per person EUR 6, Seniors (65+) EUR 6.
Groups (15+): Adults EUR 6.
[2010]
Classification:  Iron Mine
Light: electric.
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Address: Miniera Marzoli, Tel: +39-030-9220326.
Agenzia Parco Minerario dell'Alta Valle Trompia, C/o Miniera S. Aloisio-Tassara, Via Strada Provinciale, 25060 Collio VT (Bs), Tel: +39-030-9280022, Fax: +39-030-9280023. E-mail: contact
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
Please check rates and details directly with the companies in question if you need more recent info.
Last update:$Date: 2015/08/30 21:56:12 $

History

 
1886mine opened.
1972mine closed.

Geology

The iron is mined in the form of siderite. But there is also fluorite which was mined too.


Description

At the Miniera Marzoli (Marzoli Mine) is the location of the Museo Le Miniere di Pezzaze (Mine Museum of Pezzaze) and the exhibition Il mondo dei minatori e l'arte del ferro (The world of the miners and the art of iron) with iron sculptures from Victor Piotti. The museum is located in a former mine building.

An adjacent building is used as infrastructure for the museum. The ground floor is the ticket office and and a large room for meetings and conferences. The first floor houses the public library and educational workshops. It is used for educational programs for schools.

The underground tour through Marzoli Mine is offered during the open hours of the museum. Visitors are equipped with water tight jackets and helmets. The mine is entered on an old mining train.


See also


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