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Salt Mine Hallein

Ramsaustrasse 3, Hallein 5422, Austria
+43 6132 2008511
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In Hallein, the oldest mine in the world open to visitors, everyone from the age of four up can take part in a treasure hunt – and follow the mysterious, ancient miners’ tunnels for many kilometres into the mystical mountain. The perfect day trip for families, groups or school classes.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salt mining” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Ramsaustrasse 3, Hallein 5422, Austria
+43 6132 2008511
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a rainy morning. I recommend buying the tickets online so that you don't have to wait in line. We were able to exchange our ticket for an earlier tour as we arrived early. The tour was in German and English and is...More

Thank M1chke
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a great attraction to visit, great for kids as well. I recommend booking online and also expect some disorder in holidays, but overall was really good. Go early in the morning and in the afternoon to avoid long lines, mainly during holiday season.

Thank DanielZl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've visited this site during a very rainy day and it was a great choice. The kids had a great experience going underground, crossing from Austria to Germany in a tunnel, wearing miners' clothing, small train, slides, boat, salt, a small gift at the end...More

Thank Nir L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice tour there although the man at the ticket office was arrogant because I asked if it was possible to take stairs instead of a slide because of a foot problem, he said it was the nicest attraction and I should just...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

They explain you how important salt was at those times, since they were very far from the sea. They used it to protect the food, and the economy and power were focused around salt. You get 1 km deep in the mountain (horizontal) in a...More

Thank eugeniodbi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour of these underground salt mines. They provide you with pants and a shirt to wear over your clothes so you don't get dirty in the mines. They tell the history of the place and how valuable salt was centuries ago. Includes a ride...More

Thank Rob5555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Needed something for a rainy day and ended up there. Did it already many years ago and the renewed and added a lot of stuff. Train ride into the mountain, two long slides, ride on alittle sole lake and and and. After finishing the tour...More

Thank KlausM_Vienna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, the reference is to Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs! This tour was done as an add on to our Eisreisenwelt visit. It is no longer an active salt mine, but this location has been a tourist attraction since 1617! I found it entertaining...More

Thank SevenLeague
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice visit of about 80-90 minutes. Going underground with a small train. 2 times a slide down a wooden rails. Nice for the children. Interesting explanation of the history of the region. With 53 euros for 2 adults and 2 kids it is a bit...More

Thank Toine v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How much fun can you make a salt mine? Right? Very: combine the original miners train, a boat ride on a salt lake, sliding down the levels, a good guide and an interesting history... Good parking, the whole shebang takes about two hours from arrival...More

Thank Godert T
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9 December 2016|
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Response from Frances V | Reviewed this property |
The one we did had both slides and boat ride. We travelled with our teens and they loved it!
Johnson L
26 November 2015|
Response from Scott R |
Line 41 runs from several points near Hallein. Get off at the Bad Durrenberg/Salzbergwerk stop on this line. That stop is directly across from mine ticket office and parking lot. From Salzberg take bus 170 (160 goes there... More
karin a
27 August 2015|
Response from Stefano D | Reviewed this property |
Gli scivoli non sono pericolosi anche se uno dei 2 è abbastanza lungo. Non si va di certo alla velocità delle montagne russe ma sono circa come gli scivoli comuni. Per coloro che hanno difficoltà di movimento non è... More
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