Kamšt

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Kamšt information

Location
Idrija , Slovenia
Address
Vodnikova ulica
Telephone
+386 5 372 66 00
Prices
adult/child €1.70/€1.25
Opening hours
09:00-16:00 by appointment
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One of the most interesting examples of mining technology that still exists is the Kamšt, a 13.6m water wheel made of wood that was used to pump the water out of flooded mines from 1790 until 1948. It is about 1.5km southeast of Mestni trg.