Chelm Chalck mining ,


General description:
Cellars cut out in the chalck under the inner-city of Chelm. The Chalck was used for chalck to write on black-boards. Later the cellars connected and were used for shelter. The earliest records of the workings date back to the 16th century. The mining took place in several levels, some as deep as 20 metres below the surface. The route for tourists is about 2 kilometres long and lasts about 1 hour. English, German or Russian speaking guides need to be booked a day in advance. The shop at the entrance offers very good souvenirs and books on the chalck mine.

Subjects of interest:
Shelter, Chalck mining,
Countries of interest:

Subterranean visit: Yes
Information on sale: Yes
Disabled entrance : Yes
Entrance fee : Unknown

Opening information:
Dates and times:
On working days from 9:00 till 17:00. On Sundays and holidays from 10:00 till 16:00.
Days of the week : MTWTFSS
First opened in 1972

Chelm Chalk mining, Labirynt S.C.
Ul. Lubelska 55a
22-100 Chelm
00 48 82 565 2530
00 48 82 565 1185


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