In search of the black gold in Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg
Dive deep into the mysterious mines of Valkenburg! Mining is a world in itself and Coal Mine Valkenburg is the only remaining visitor mine in our country. A former miner will welcome you to visit this coal mine.
Descend into a 'real' coal mine, looking for the black gold! Discover everything about the hard work and life of miners. A world that normally remains hidden, far underground.
Explore the mineIn the olddays,
miners literally had to crawl through the dust to travel through the mine. Nowadays this is a lot more comfortable, because Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg has been converted into an underground museum. There's even a cinema in it, where your journey begins. During your visit of about 75 minutes you will discover everything about being a miner. All the guides used to work in mines or come from families of miners and are happy to share their stories with you. They are interesting, funny and often heartwarming!Buy tickets now