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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%
Travellers talk about
“wooden slides” (35 reviews)
“celtic village” (28 reviews)
“train ride” (38 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Ramsaustrasse 3, Hallein 5422, Austria
+43 6132 2008511
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mine is about a 15-20 minute walk from the top of the funicular (10 if you are really fast!). The walk is uphill, in towards the mountains. Once you get to the top, there is a small refreshment inside the building and the queue...More

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We chose this one of the choice of three saltmines in the area, because of it's proximity to Salzburg. This one is the nearest, and was an easy 30 minute bus ride from the city centre. (You do have to change buses, but the driver...More

Thank DizzyLal
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Great tour 90m underground Tour starts by dressing in overalls and then boarding a train ride intro the mine Short video and a walk through the mines with fun wooden slides and a boat trip to boot

Thank JZoopa
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Travelled to this site along with a group from my country along with my family. Everyone enjoyed dressing up like salt miners. Our luck was good when arriving to start within 10 minutes as there were hardly any much visitors. Our young childrenas well as...More

1  Thank SAYFAH12
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Travelling with friends from America, we also made a stop at the salt mines. It was a busy day, but the 1,5 hours wait until the start of the tour gave us the time to wander around the celtic village. We liked putting on the...More

1  Thank Fjordi_Lisa
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The trip was informative and fun. The guide spoke and cracked jokes in German and English. The youngsters on the trip enjoyed dressing up and were kept involved by the guide.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The mine was interesting but they drug out the tour to make it seem like it was more than it is. The slides and train ride are fun. Throughout the tour you are played a cheesy movie about the mine in three different clips. Also...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 16 September 2017

One enters the mine on a small train. The beginning of the mine is narrow and has a low ceiling. The train stops then at a wider opening and the feeling of constriction is less. The guide spoke in German and English, whereby the English...More

1  Thank daad22
Reviewed 15 September 2017

If it rains or shines, it is a great indor activity for all family. It runs every 15-30 minutes as a tour, includes special uniform dressing (labor clothings), indor guided tour, short videx, 2 slides which are great fun, unique and take it deep and...More

Thank agonen01
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit the salt mines from Saltzberg on a Sunday. Transport involved a bus and a taxi (if we didn't mind a long wait we could have taken a second bus), so getting there wasn't as easy as it might have been. We...More

1  Thank Dave C
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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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