Mining Museum Schauinsland

Dear visitors,

Since 1976, "Forschergruppe Steiber" has been working to give you an authentic experience of three characteristic mining periods at the Mining Museum Schauinsland. Our tours, between 45 min and 2.5 h long, teach you about metal ore mining and the history of technology in an unique environment.

The 45-min tour (without minimum age) will give you a first impression of the museum. Normal footwear and street clothes will be sufficient. On site, please feel free to ask for our tour leaflet in English! We avoid technical terms, so you will be able to follow our guides' explanations with basic knowledge of the German language.

If you're interested in some more adventure, we recommend our 1.5 and 2.5 h tours! Please note the following conditions for taking part:

  • Minimum age of 12 years (exceptions possible from 10 years earliest, please consult the mine supervisor on site)
  • Normal fitness and a good physical constitution
  • Sturdy, closed shoes and durable hiking outfit (if missing in individual case, we'll be able to help you out with rubber boots and coat; for 5 € we will provide you with an disposable overall).

For groups, all of our tours can be also booked in advance as special tours in English any time a year!

With the miner’s salute "Glückauf" we wish you an interesting visit!

Forschergruppe Steiber

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