Where and when to reach the Idrija mercury mine
Rudnik zivega srebra Idrija - Turizem
Arkova 43, 5280 Idrija
Phone: +386 (0)65 71 142,
+386 (0)65 73 811, ext. 241
Fax: +386 (0)65 71 082
Monday to Friday: at 10 AM and 4 PM
Sat., Sun. and holidays: at 10 AM, 3 PM and 4 PM.
Tours of the mine at hours other than those listed above may be arranged by calling. To facilitate organization, group arrivals should be announced in advance.
Idrija is around 25 km away from the motorway Ljubljana-Postojna.
Important tour information
The tour of Anthony's Main road (multi-vision slide projection, guided tour of the mine) lasts one hour and thirty minutes. Visitors will be guided along a well-maintained and lighted circular route with length of approx. 1200 meters and height difference of 22 meters. All visitors will be given protective overcoats and helmets. Sports shoes are recommended.