Contact details

Plaza del Museo s/n
21660  Minas de Riotinto, Huelva  (Andalusia)
Info@parquemineroderiotinto.com
www.parquemineroderiotinto.com
Tel.:+34 959591015
Tel.:+34 959590025
Fax.:+34 959591074

Location

Huelva


Description

The wealth of Riotinto

A journey through 5,000 years of mining and metallurgy history

This museum has found a home in the old Riotinto company hospital; the company that worked these mines from 1873 to 1954. Built in the English architectural style, it is the first museum in Spain devoted to the history of mining and metallurgy. The museum takes visitors on a tour of the region through the different eras of mine working. It has countless items relating to this activity throughout history, as well as such emblematic objects of industrial archaeological interest as the "Maharaja Coach", the most luxurious narrow-gauge railway coach in the world, built expressly for one journey that Queen Victoria planned to make to India but never did.

  • Designation: Private museum
  • Content: Mining

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Jan 07 to Feb 15
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    1:30 PM
  • From Feb 16 to Jun 30
  • From Monday to Friday

    1:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    1:30 PM
  • From Jul 01 to Jul 15
  • From Monday to Sunday

    1:30 PM
  • Public holidays 1:30 PM 5:30 PM
  • From Jul 16 to Sep 20
  • From Monday to Sunday

    1:30 PM 5:30 PM
  • From Sep 21 to Sep 30
  • From Monday to Sunday

    1:30 PM
  • From Oct 01 to Oct 31
  • From Monday to Friday

    1:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    1:30 PM
  • From Nov 01 to Dec 21
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    1:30 PM
  • From Dec 22 to Jan 05
  • From Monday to Sunday

    1:30 PM

Prices

  • General: €11
  • Reduced: €10
  • Children: €3

Services

Guided tours

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