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Learn about the history and the importance of "white gold" at Salt Mine Dürrnberg, the world's oldest salt mine. The mine dates back at least 7,000 years to the time of the Celtic tribes. It has served as a museum since World War I. Take part in a treasure hunt by following the mysterious, ancient miners' tunnels into the mystical mountain. Take a 400 m (1,300 ft) electric train ride to reach two sets of 42 m (138 ft) wooden slides. Slide down to the lower level of the mine on a wooden rail. Take a boat trip across an underground lake before exiting the mine. Put Salt Mine Dürrnberg into our Bad Durrnberg travel itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Bad Durrnberg.
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A parte il biglietto con prezzi non proprio popolari merita una visita per la particolarita' dell'ambiente e per la spiegazione interessante e dettagliata fornita dalla guida. Bellissimi e divertenti ... more »Apart from the popular ticket prices and not really worth a visit for the peculiarities of the environment and for the interesting and detailed explanation provided by the Guide. Beautiful and fun slides, nice idea to do dress up all the clothes for miners and beautiful location on the Lake and the train. Even the kids enjoy a lot and appreciate everything!View original
There is not much here. It is just an old salt mine where nothing is done today. It is more of an tour of where salt was extracted in olden times. Definitely worth skipping. The only reason for 2 poin... more »
we really enjoyed our visit here today. allow two hours, a lot of fun, and variation once deep underneath the ground. slides on wooden style roller coaster, hauled on bench seats, a ride on a boat dee... more »
Balu T R
The deep underground tour in the Salt Mine Dürrnberg, one of the oldest salt mines in the world, was interesting. A small train ride that took us deep into the mountain and then a ride down long, polished, wooden slides (great fun) lead to where the salt was mined. Long back the Celts were mining this "White Gold". It was very damp, and the tunnel walls werre slick with moisture. Was wondering how the miners worked there in the olden days. The boat ride in the underground lake, was fascinating. The exhibits along the way were informative.
Ann Marie Smith
Really fantastic experience for all ages. We loved the slides and train ride. Could be a bit better organised on the number call and the shop is decent. Also there are things to do there while waiting for your tour number to be called.
Sneha H S
Awesome underground tour! You get to see the ancient salt mines, learn the stories behind the mining and cross the Austria- Germany border
Unique tour of the mine includes brine lake boat ride and huge slides. Very memorable.
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