Descend below ground and discover the mysterious mines of Valkenburg! The world of mining is truly unique and Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg coal mine is the only mine in the Netherlands that is still open to visitors . A former miner welcomes you to visit this unique coal mine.
Descend into a "real" coal mine, in search of black gold, and discover everything about the hard work and life of miners. Enter a world that usually remains hidden deep underground.
Tour of the mine
In the past, miners literally had to crawl through the dust to travel through the mine. But nowadays this is a lot more comfortable, because this mine has been converted into an underground museum and even contains a cinema, which is where your journey starts. During your 75-minute journey, you will discover everything about being a miner. All guides and attendants used to work in mines or come from mining families and are happy to share their interesting, funny, and often heart-warming stories with you.