Cap Garonne mine museum

Put your helmet and step into the galleries of ancient copper mines. The originality of the Museum is undoubtedly the living nature of the visit where you can feel the life underground and discover the history of minors and mineralogy in a fun and capt...

Description

Among the World’s top 5 mineralogical sites.
A fascinating adventure for everybody ! Get into the miners’ former lifestyle & learn about the rock’s History. In these old copper mines discover the metal’s genesis created by the magic of water & air. This exceptional site, at the top of Cap Garonne offers a wonderful panorama over the Hyeres Islands & Toulon’s Harbour, plus beautiful walking paths around as well.

VISITS:
• Guided tours only
• Delivery of a foreign public document (English, Dutch, Spanish, Italian)
• Guided tour: about 1 hour 15 minutes.
• For details on schedules or group reservations contact us.

Classification/labels

  • Bad weather alternative
  • History
  • Sciences and technology
  • Occupations
  • Minerals

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Tours

Languages of the visit

  • French

Individual

  • Time of individual visit 60 Hours (average)
  • Guided individual tours available permanently

Groups

  • Time of visit 60 Hours (average)
  • Guided group tours on request

Location

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Comfort / services

  • Toilets
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Pets welcome
  • Shop

Prices

Free entry for children < 6 years.
Group rate available for > 30 people.

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Credit transfer

Opening

Opening : Outside school holidays: Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 14h to 17h days.
During school holidays: every day from 14h to 17h (18h in July and August)