EXPLORE the secrets of the Idrija region

You will discover how life in Idrija was intertwined and connected with natural resources, experience the special atmosphere in the mining tunnels under the town of Idrija, and see the largest water wheel in Europe.

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Package description

Natural scientist and mine doctor G. A. Scopoli will take you through an interesting exhibition on the origins of the Idrija region and its underground treasures, which enabled the town to develop. You will descend into the fascinating tunnels beneath the town of Idrija and experience the environment in which the miners spent most of their days. We will show you how water was both a problem and a solution for their work.


Time frame: 6 hours


PRICE CHILDREN: 10,00 EUR (< 15 years)


TIP: Tour the Scopoli garden; walk to the Wild Lake along the Rake water channel; visit the majestic Klavže water dams.

Package includes

  • Tour of Kamšt (wooden water wheel) (with guide)
  • Visit of the mercury mine with Anthony’s Main Road
  • Visit to the exhibition Written in Rocks at the Geopark Idrija Visitor Centre


Children (up to 15 years) / 10 € Adults / 20 € Total
EXPLORE the secrets of the Idrija region Children (up to 15 years) / 10 €
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Validity and activation

You can activate your ticket within one month of purchase. You activate your ticket by using it for the first time, i.e. visiting one of the included sights or activities. Once activated, the ticket is valid for 72 hours.

When the period of validity (72 hours) is over, the ticked will have expired although not every sight has been visited.

You can visit the exhibitions during their opening hours. Please follow the links to find the opening hours:




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