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Also known as museo minero. Inside Church of Socavon.

It is said that when the mines were being exploded Oruro was one of the most prolific cities in... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
lalostrada
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Mexico City, Mexico
via mobile
Interesting

This is a short walk through an old mine tunnel to look at minerals and mining equipment. They also... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
Millet02
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Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
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7 Oct 2018
“Also known as museo minero. Inside Church of Socavon.”
13 Nov 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

This is a short walk through an old mine tunnel to look at minerals and mining equipment. They also have an El Tío ofrenda, complete with cigarettes they light. Interesting and fairly quick. Entry and tickets are through the church below the virgen statue. Your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

It is said that when the mines were being exploded Oruro was one of the most prolific cities in America. This museum will give you an overview of how miners used to work during the Spanish conquer times. The entrance is 7 BOB (around 1...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lalostrada
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The entrance of this museum was very original! But it wasn't immediately clear where we had to buy tickets and so we had to wait for one and a half hour before our tour started. (While another tour started earlier and we already had waited...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MHH1992
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Do you want to feel how did miner people work and live. Visit the Mining museum and Socavon Main Church. You wont regret. Explore a mine and learn about Oruro

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Abraham M
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