Centre of Geoeducation

29 August 2016

The Centre of Geoeducation in Kielce is a modern facility, integrated into the captivating landscape of the Wietrznia reserve of inanimate nature, named after Zbigniew Rubinowski. The project has been implemented of the initiative of the Geopark Kielce, a division of the Kielce City Hall which deals with administration of geological sites and promotion of geotourism in the city.

The Centre of Geoeducation comprises several elements which considerably enrich the concept of the świętokrzyskie Archeo-Geological Trail as a tourist product, especially in terms of the recently popular geotourism.

The Centre of Geoeducation includes:

  • The Earth Gallery – an exhibition where a variety of aspects of the Świętokrzyskie Mountains geo-diversity is presented, including the Devonian display which shows – by means of attractive, state-of-the-art exhibition methods – the most interesting Devonian rocks found in our region;
  • The “Journey to the centre of the Earth” Capsule-Simulator – a unique 5D cinema which will take the spectators on a fascinating trip under the Earth’s surface which begins right below the Centre of Geoeducation;
  • Virtual Cave – a virtual presentation of Chelosiowa Jama, the longest cave in świętokrzyskie region;
  • The Club of Geology Enthusiasts – space dedicated to geological education for children and school students where learning occurs through extraordinary games with use of specimens of rock, minerals and fossils, complete with the multimedia.
  • Conference space with a modern room complete with the necessary multimedia equipment.

There is also the administation section which functions as an information and contact point for the Geopark Kielce and the Chęciny-Kielce Geopark.