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The archaeologists of the Society for Prehistoric Research in Hainaut, working on the site of Spiennes (, conduct guided tours of the mines for groups of specialists: departments of archaeology of universities, history, archaeology and geology associations, … The visits can be given in French, Dutch and English.

For these specialised visits as for any other group visits, prior booking with VisitMons is necessary: either by phone (065/40.53.48) or by email (

Free entrance for one accompanying staff member per groups of maximum 20 persons.

  • On the surface (permanent exhibition) :
    • 45 minutes
    • Maximum 20 persons
    • 50€ /group (week day and Saturday) - 65€ /group(Sunday, night visit, public holidays )
  • With visit of the mines :
    • 1h30
    • Maximum 12 persons
    • Entrance + 95€/group (surface guided tour, security for the descent and underground visit) –From the age of 10 – max. 12 persons.

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