Cultural Directory of Slovakia - Banská Štiavnica

Located at Berggericht, seat of the Mining Court from the 16th century and later used by the famous Mining Academy (Banskej akadémie), the Mineralogical Exhibition comprises a systematic mineralogy display representing over 400 types of mineral.
Situated in a large wooden basin caused by a collapsed volcano, Banská Štiavnica is a completely preserved medieval town with an important history of silver and gold mining.