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Hallstatt Salt Mine

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All weather
Suitable for groups
Hallstatt Salzwelten: Welcome to the oldest Salt Mine in the world!
 
  • Risk a "World Heritage View" from the Skywalk 
  • Travel 7000 years in time!
  • Enjoy a cinema experience 400 meters below!
  • Join a pre-historic exhibition!
  • Visitor Center & Salzwelten-Shop at the valley station of the Salzbergbahn



Because of the enormous volume of traffic, we advise you to travel by public transport!

Salt mine Hallstatt:
Salt has been mined here, in the world's oldest salt mine, for 7000 years.
Stroll through the famous burial ground to the place where the legendary "Man in the Salt" was unearthed, and experience an incredible journey through time. This is an amazing experience for all, regardless of the weather.

The oldest salt mine in the world, Europe’s oldest wooden staircase and the free-floating Skywalk with its “World Heritage View”, 360 meters above the ground: Hallstatt Salt Mine is a mine of superlatives. Come with us on a journey of discovery, back to the very beginnings of salt mining some 7000 years ago, and experience the history of Bronze Age mining, recounted today in spectacular fashion thanks to state-of-the-art multimedia technology, including a Bronze Age Cinema 400 meters below ground. Here, you will experience up-close the very breath of history. Welcome to Hallstatt Salt Mine!

The Hallstatt High Valley
Here, 360 meters above the rooftops of Hallstatt, time briefly seems to stand completely still. When you step out onto this imposing viewing platform, walk the 12 meters out to its tapered point, rest your hands on the railing and gaze out on the untamed natural beauty before you – that’s when you will understand exactly what we mean.
It looks breathtakingly beautiful, seemingly jutting out into nothingness: The “World Heritage View” lookout platform was officially dedicated in 2013 and has been a magnet for visitors from every corner of the globe ever since. No wonder: When you stand on the “Skywalk”, Hallstatt lies right there at your feet. You look down on the world-famous World Heritage town, the cradle of the Hallstatt Period. Sparkling mystically, Hallstätter See nestles up against the medieval town like a fjord, flanked wonderfully by the spectacular panoramas of the Dachstein.
Because of the enormous volume of traffic, we advise you to travel by public transport!
If you have to deal with the enormous volume of traffic, we advise you to travel by public transport!

Contact

Hallstatt Salt Mine
Salzbergstraße 21
4830 Hallstatt

Phone: +43 6132 200-2400
Fax machine: +43 6132 200-4400
E-Mail: info@salzwelten.at
Web: www.salzwelten.at/
Web: www.salzwelten.at/de/hallstatt/bergwerk/

Salzwelten Hallstatt
Salzbergstrasse 21
4830 Hallstatt

Phone: +43 6132 200
E-Mail: info@salzwelten.at
Web: www.salzwelten.at

We speak the following languages

German
English

  • Other foreign languages: Audio Guides: French, Italian, Slovenian, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish

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-27.9.2020
09:30 a.m. - 04:30 p.m.

28.09.2020 - 01.11.2020
09:30 a.m. - 02:30* p.m.

The salt mine tour is available for children aged 4 and over!

We advise you to wear sturdy footwear and warm clothing (8°C inside the mine)



General price information:

Adults € 34,00
Children (4-15 years) € 17,00

Children from four years up are welcome in the Salt Mines.




    Payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • JCB
  • Debit card
  • PayPal
  • Unionpay

  • Cash
  • Invoice

Discounts

Discounts (Age-related / Groups):

  • Children
  • Student groups with school class
  • Students
  • Seniors
  • Handicapped
  • Families
  • Groups
  • Discounts for tour operators / travel agents

Discounts (Memberships)

ARBÖ member
ÖAMTC Member
OÖ Nachrichten (news)
Salzkammergut Erlebniscard (Sommer)
RED. RATE WITH CARD 2017
Adults € 29.00
€ 2.00 dicount per family ticket

Arrival

Accessibility / arrival

- by car: parking area on P1, P2 and P3
- by train: arriving in Hallstatt you take the ferry to Hallstatt, from the pier you walk 15 minutes
- by bus: you arrive directly on the busterminal, from there it is a walk about 5 minutes

Parking fees

From € 3,50 per hour
Fee for coach: € 40,00 per day (the saltmines refund the parking fee)

Travelling by public transport

Route planner for independent travellers

Suitability

  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for teenagers
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Other special suitabilities:

Families, seniors, children 4 years

Other equipment

  • Toilet facility
  • Diaper room

Accessibility

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The man in salt

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Hallstatt Salzwelten: Welcome to the oldest Salt Mine in the world!   Risk a "World Heritage View" from the Skywalk  Travel 7000 years in time! Enjoy a cinema experience 400 meters below! Join a pre-historic exhibition! Visitor...