Sielpia Wielka, Samsonow, Starachowice, Maleniec

Old mining and industrial facilities

It was started in the 15th century, but already in the first half of the 17th century in some 134 localities of the region metal ores were mined and processed. Tourists can visit many old mining and industrial facilities, especially in Sielpia Wielka - a museum of technology with iron ore mine facilities, in Samsonow - a well-preserved ruin of old iron smelting works, in Starachowice – a unique 19th century furnace, and in Maleniec – a rolling mill and nail making machine (19th c.).

Municipal Tourist Information Center, Kielce, pl. Niepodleglosci 1;
tel. +(48-41) 367 64 36, tel./fax 345 86 81; www.um.kielce.pl

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