Anthony Mine Shaft
The mine is a ‘living museum’, allowing you to get a feel for the working conditions of mercury miners in Idrija. The entrance is the...
Idrija Lace School
The Idrija Lace School was founded in 1876 (it's the biggest and oldest lace school in the world), and continues to offer lace-making...
The castle was built in the 1520s to serve as the administrative headquarters of the Idrija mine. This award-winning Municipal Museum ...
A central and bright cafe serving up all manner of easy eats (pasta, salads, pizza, including cheap daily lunch specials). But you're...
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Miner’s House information
Laid out across the slopes encircling the valley are Idrija’s distinctive miners’ houses. Large wooden A-frames with cladding and dozens of windows, they usually had four storeys with living quarters for three or four families. You can visit a traditional miner’s house above the centre of town accompanied by a guide from the museum.