Virtual museum of mining »The 4th Dritl« combines real artifacts of mining heritage with digital content (3D video, VR, holographic projections, mapping) to tell the story about the community of Trbovlje. This local community was shaped by the mining industry that enabled a town to grow to over 20.000 inhabitants during the peak of the mining.

The exhibition visit, which has to be booked in advance, involves the usage of modern technology and visualization techniques to achieve immersive experience of miners working environment, without actually taking the visitors underground. As such it is an interesting experience available for everybody, including disabled visitors, as all the rooms are made accessible for visitors on wheelchairs.

Duration (in hours): 1
Available slot 1: Upon agreement
Book in advance at least (in hours): 48
The listed price is valid for: 1 person
Any additional person (in EUR): 10
Largest group size: 15
Price includes: Tour of the museum, VR experience
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We speak: Slovenian, English
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More information about the experience: Virtual museum of mining »The 4th Dritl« received a special prize for best museum in Slovenia according to the vote of foreign tourist in 2017, as part of action »Tourist patrol« organized by newspaper Žurnal24. Exhibition also received prize for special achivments by Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia in 2018. For groups of more than 10 people, the price is 8 €/person. The price for children under 18 is 5 €/person.
More information about the experience provider: Delavski dom Cultural Center is the main cultural institution in Municipiality of Trbovlje. Established in 1956, Delavski dom has been running a program of new media settings for the last 12 years, combining high-tech with art and culture. Main event of the year is international new media culture festival Speculum Artium, which takes place each October. Delavski dom Trbovlje regulary colaborates with institutions such as Ars Electronica (Linz, AT), UCLA (USA), University of Tsukuba (JP).

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