Banícke múzeum v Rožňave

The Mining Museum has a rich collection of archeology, history, art history and technology. Mainly in mining, metallurgy and natural sciences (geology and mineralogy). The museum is housed in a building that is a significant monument to the age of the Rožňava manufactories.

The Historical Exposition can be seen in the main building of the museum, which is thematically focused on Upper Gemer.

Exposition of Mining and Metallurgy of Gemer Region can be seen in the building that was built in 1905 for the original museum, which was returned to the museum in 1956. The Discovery Center Sentinel is also located here.

Exposition of nature of Slovak Karst and Surrounding Areas was opened in 1981 and is housed in a building that was built in 1903-1904, also known as the Franciska´s shelter.

Visiting hours:

Historical Exposition:
Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 12:00 13:00 – 17:00

Museum and Discovery Centre SENTINEL:
Tuesday – Saturday, 9:00 – 17:00

How to get there:

Historical Exposition
Šafárikova 31, Rožňava
Museum and Discovery Centre SENTINEL
Šafárikova 43, Rožňava

Entrance fee:

Historical Exposition
Adults – 2 €
Students, Senior citizens, Disabled person, Retired military person, Holders of the Kňazovicky medal, holders of diamond or gold Jánsky plaque – 1 €
Preschool children (valid for preschool classes) – 0,50 €
Family (2+2) – 5 €

Museum and Discovery Centre SENTINEL

The whole area
Adult – 7 €
Student, Senior citizens, Disabled person, Retired military person, Holders of the Kňazovicky medal, holders of diamond or gold Jánsky plaque the whole area – 3,50 €

Exposition of Mining and Metallurgy of Gemer Region + Steam Time + A Miner´s Workplace
Adult – 5 €
Student, Senior citizens, Disabled person, Retired military person, Holders of the Kňazovicky medal, holders of diamond or gold Jánsky plaque the whole area – 2,50 €

Exposition of Nature of Slovak Karst and Surrounding Areas 
Adult – 2 €
Student, Senior citizens, Disabled person, Retired military person, Holders of the Kňazovicky medal, holders of diamond or gold Jánsky plaque the whole area – 1 €

Family (2 adults + 2 children) for the whole area – 16 €
More information about the Mining Museum can be found at http://www.banmuz.sk/