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Great Orme Copper Mines, Llandudno

Uncovered in 1987, the Great Orme Copper Mines discovered below the ground represent one of the most astounding archaeological discoveries of recent time. Dating back 4,000 years to the Bronze Age they change our views about the ancient people of Britain and their civilized and structured society 2,000 years before the Roman invasion. Both enjoyable and educational, this is an experience which can be enjoyed by children and adults of all ages. Walking through tunnels mined out over 3,500 years ago, the highlight of the tour is the amazing Bronze Age Cavern, dug out by miners using nothing more than stone and bone tools. Shop and coffee shop on-site.