Idar-Oberstein Travel Tip:
The Historical Agate Mill

The Historical Agate Mill
The Historical Agate Mill area

At the historical cutting mill Weiherschleife from 1634, the last water-driven cutting mill on the Idarbach creek, experienced cutters will demonstrate you the methods applied in earlier centuries. The major part of their exhausting job was done while lying belly-down on tilting cutting chairs. Situated in beautiful scenery, the park around the cutting mill with the idyllic Kallwiesweiher-pond and a pleasant restaurant invites you to stay and relax.

Hours: Open daily March 15 - November 25 from 9am - 6pm. February 15 - March 14 and November 16 - December 15 Mondays - Friday, 10am - 4pm.

Admission: Adults 3.50 €, Concessions 2.50 €, Children 6-16 years 2.50 €, Children under 6 free.

[ Source: http://www.edelsteinminen-idar-oberstein.de/html/englisch.html ]

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Address: Tiefensteiner Str. 87, 55743 Idar-Oberstein
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