The most exciting underground day out in Valkenburg

Discover the last accessible coal mine in the Netherlands.

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Walk through a lifelike mining system full of machines, lamps and attributes from the past.

Deep underground lies the black gold. A mining guide will take you on a discovery. Go on an adventure with children, friends or family through the mysterious corridors of the mining world.

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Descend into a ‘real’ coal mine in search of the black gold! Find out all about the heavy work and life of miners. A world that normally remains hidden, far underground.

What is there to see and do?

Hear the sensational and exciting stories of enthusiastic mining guides.

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See the machines used for coal mining in action.

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Walk through the coal mine for a unique underground adventure.

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Gids met eigen ervaring. Goede weergave hoe het ondergrondse werken ging.
Rob Van Mierlo
Rob Van Mierlo
5 Januari 2023
Super interessant, goed uitgelegd en heel veel materieel om te zien ruiken en voelen. Onze gids Tonny deed t heel erg leuk!
Paul Frantzen
Paul Frantzen
16 November 2022
Heel informatief en interessant. Aanrader! De gids was een oud mijnwerker dus wist precies waar hij het over had!
Marianne van der Plas
Marianne van der Plas
24 Oktober 2022
Het is niet echt mijn werk maar echt een leuke interessante rondleiding gehad.
Thijs Mulder
Thijs Mulder
23 Oktober 2022
We hebben niet alleen een informatieve tour en een goed beeld van de oude kolenmijnen gekregen maar ook een uurtje cabaret van onze gids Ben!
Manon Klein
Manon Klein
23 Oktober 2022

Frequently asked questions

Regular tour

Are you coming with a group smaller than 20 people? Then you can buy tickets for a regular tour.

 

Group tour

Are you planning to come with a group of 20 people or more? Then booking an appointment is mandatory. This way we can guarantee you a guide and time.

 

School tour

For schools with a group of 20 or more students, advance reservation is also required.

Regular tour

Are you coming with a group smaller than 20 people? Then you can order tickets online for a specific day. You can also buy tickets at the box office. The tours start every hour. Make sure to be there 10 minutes before the hour.

 

Group tour
Advance booking is required for groups of 20 or more people. You reserve a guide for each group of 20 to 35 visitors.

 

School tour

Are you coming with a school? Special prices apply and one supervisor per 20 students is free. Pre-booking is also required here.

We are open all year round, except on Christmas Day, New Years Day, Carnival Sunday and Carnival Monday.

 

Regular tour

We are open every day of the week from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The tours start every hour.

 

Group tour & schools

For groups and schools, we can be visited daily by appointment from 09:00. Evening visits are also possible.

The coal mine is accessible and suitable for all ages. Children from 0 to 4 years are even free.

Yes, Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg is accessible for wheelchair and walker users. A (assistance) dog is also allowed.

A dog is allowed in the mine, if it does not cause a nuisance. It goes without saying that you do clean up any mess.

Go on an adventure

For an exciting and interesting day out you are very welcome at Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg.