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Anthony's Main Road and Hg Smelting Plant

Anthony's Main Road and Hg Smelting plant

Discover the mysterious world of mercury in Anthony's Main Road, the oldest preserved entrance to a mine in Europe, which was excavated in 1500. Today, visitors venture through Anthony's Main Road into the underground realm of the second-largest mercury mine in the world.

A guide will lead you through the underground world to hidden tunnels enriched with precious cinnabar ore and sparkling droplets of mercury. You will also visit a unique underground chapel. Come and explore 240 million years of geological history.

In the Hg Smelting Plant, through experiments, animations, videos, and devices based on Hg, you will learn about and experience the significance of this unique liquid metal that has shaped the world. Explore its versatile applications in science, technology, industry, medicine, culture, and everyday life, from prehistoric times to the present day.

In addition to the modern interactive exhibition, the Hg Smelting Plant boasts the world's largest rotary furnace for mercury extraction.

Entrance fee:
Discount on the combined ticket

When buying a combined ticket (Anthony's Main Road + Hg Smelting plant ): 21.00 EUR

Suitable for:

Individuals, families, groups, school groups.

Duration of the tour:

Anthony's Main Road: 1 h and 30 min.

Hg Smelting plant:  1 h and 15 min.

Good to know:

Anthony's Main Road:

Visitors are provided with protective overalls and helmets. We recommend wearing appropriate footwear. The temperature in the mine is around 13°C.

Children under the age of three are not allowed to enter the tourist mine.

Hg Smelting plant:

Accessible for vulnerable groups. There are no age restrictions.

Dogs are allowed to enter.

Anthony's Main Road - Tour schedule

January

MON - FRI

/

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
15:00 h


1st January - CLOSED

February

MON - FRI

/


SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
15:00 h

March

MON - FRI

10:00 h
15:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
12:00 h
15:00 h

April

MON - FRI

10:00 h
15:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
12:00 h
15:00 h
16:00 h

May

MON - FRI

10:00 h
12:00 h
15:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
12:00 h
14:00 h
15:00 h
16:00 h

June

MON - FRI

10:00 h
12:00 h
14:00 h
15:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
12:00 h
14:00 h
15:00 h
16:00 h


July

MON - FRI

10:00 h
12:00 h
13:00 h
14:00 h
15:00 h
16:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
12:00 h
13:00 h
14:00 h
15:00 h
16:00 h

August

MON - FRI

10:00 h
12:00 h
13:00 h
14:00 h
15:00 h
16:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
12:00 h
13:00 h
14:00 h
15:00 h
16:00 h

September

MON - FRI

10:00 h
15:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
12:00 h
15:00 h
16:00 h

October

MON - FRI

10:00 h
15:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
12:00 h
15:00 h

November

MON - FRI

13:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
12:00 h
15:00 h


1st november - CLOSED

December

MON - FRI

/

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 h
15:00 h


25 December - CLOSED

Hg Smelting Plant - Tour Schedule

January

MON - FRI

By prior arrangement.

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

12:00 - 16:00 h


1st January - CLOSED

February

MON - FRI  

By prior arrangement.


SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

12:00 - 16:00 h

March

MON - FRI  

By prior arrangement.


SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 - 16:00 h

April

MON - FRI  

12:00 - 16:00 h

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 - 16:00 h

May

MON - FRI  

10:00 - 16:00 h 



SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS 

10:00 - 18:00 h

June

Every day *

10:00 - 18:00 h

July

Every day *

10:00 - 18:00 h

August

Every day *

10:00 - 18:00 h

September

Every day 

10:00 - 16:00 h

October

Every day 

10:00 - 16:00 h

November
MON - FRI

By prior arrangement.

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 - 16:00 h


1st November - CLOSED

December

MON - FRI

By prior arrangement

SAT, SUN, HOLIDAYS

10:00 - 16:00 h


25 December - CLOSED

* The exhibition "From Ore to Mercury Drops" at the Hg Smelting Plant is open for self-guided tours daily from 10:00 to 18:00 h.

* Guided tours of the Separation Plant are available every day at 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, and 17:00 h.

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