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Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
Salt Mine Tour, Berchtesgaden
Dressed in miner's clothing, the visitor enjoys rides on a train, a funicular, a raft and down slides through the Salt Mine in Berchtesgaden. In former times only privileged dignitaries were allowed to visit Berchtesgaden's salt mines, in operation since 1517. Today, this fascinating underground world can be visited by all thanks to continuous guided tours. Visitors learn about mining history and techniques thanks to a new film featuring mascot Pauli and numerous exhibits with a recorded commentary. New: mystical light and sound show &
rock-blasting on the way out.
Hours: May 1 to October 31: daily from 9am - 5pm*. November 2 to April 30: daily from 11:30am - 3pm* (*last train).Closed: January 1, Good Friday, Whit Monday, All Saint's Day, December 24 and 25.
Admission: Adults 14 €, Children 4-16 years 9 €, combination tickets for the Berchtesgaden Salt Mine and the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall at a reduced entrance fee.
[ Source: http://www.berchtesgaden.de/ ]
Address: Bergwerkstraße 83, 83471 Berchtesgaden
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