Let´s learn more about the inanimate nature and minerals. Enjoy the time on the journey through the mining galleries and find out more about mineral mining. You would be amazed at how many of them you need in a common life.
The exhibition is devided into three sections: geology, mines and underground spaces.
In an interactive and an educative way shows that a large part of our world is made up of minerals that we get from the rocks. Materials such as glass, concrete or steel using by us human to build our homes, have a basis in minerals. Rare Elements e.g. gold or platinum are particularly needed in the electronics industry.
Two of the basic minerals using by us human in a common life are salt using for preparation of our food or fluorine to brush our teeth. People and geology are inextricably linked. Mining and influenced various historical periods. Historical era were all derived from the materials of mineral origin: Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron ...Today is the toughest aspect of mining, in addition to safety, minimize environmental impact.
FACTS AND FIGURES
450 m2 (4843 sq. ft.)
Graphic design is set up for three language versions (current language versions: Czech, English, German)
Produced by Finish science center Heureka
The exhibition is intended for the general public, especially for children (11+ years of age).