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Phuket Mining Museum, Kathu

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  • A large building on the site of a disused mine. Many artifacts, beautifully designed models and an accompanying English documentary give some insight into the past of the island and the history of mining. Admission of 100 Bath per person is very moderate. There is also a tour through the outdoor area, where you can walk to an artificial lake and also here there are various exhibition pieces to look at.
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  • Huge museum with lots of unexpected, educational, fun and quirky exhibits. Cost was 50 baht per person. We were the only visitors and wandered through at our own pace. The staff don't bother you or tr...  more »
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  • In a sense interesting if you know about mining. All a little bit worn out, you can tell that there has been no improvement in the last years which is a shame because with modern technology you can do a lot with a very small budget e.g. put a few QR codes around the museum which can connect you to a website with a recorded explanation of a specific item, this can easily be done in several languages and cost close to nothing while giving the museum a bit of modern feeling. You could sell earphones for your phones at the entrance if you did not bring your own, these too are so cheap nowadays. If there is a will ...
  • It is one of the worth seeing place in Phuket, Thailand. It is surrounded by hills. It seems that is a less known place there. It is nice. It has models of old ways of mining done. It has a collection of valuable stones too. It is in vast area. It is well maintained and kept clean. One must visit it. I visited it on 17.10.18. I liked it.
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