The oldest salt mine in the world

The oldest salt mine is located in the amazing scenery of Hallstatt.

Experiment a stunning view from the platform that is 360m above Halltstatt city and Hallstättersee.

Funicular will take you fast and easily up and down.

Here in the mine you can find the oldest wooden staircase in Europe.

Prehistoric expedition:

  • a separate tour with the archaeologists that goes deep in to the mine
  • good physical condition and no fear of dark tunnels are essential
  • booking in advance required
  • July / August every Tuesday and Thursday
  • minimum age 10
  • adults 55,00€
  • children (10-15y) 27,50€

Open:

  • 10.12.18 – 1.3.19 closed
  • 2.3 – 24.3 9.30 a.m – 2.30 p.m (start of last tour)
  • 25.3 – 29.9 9.30 a.m – 4.30 p.m (start of last tour)
  • 30.9 – 5.1.20 9.30 a.m – 2.30 p.m (start of last tour)
  • 24.12 and 31.12 closed
  • first funicular up 9 a.m
  • last funicular down 2,5h from the last tour’s start

Prices mine + funicular round trip

  • adults 34,00€
  • children (4-15y) 17,00€
  • family ticket (2 adults + 1 child) 71,00€
  • 1 adult + 1 child 45,00€
  • next child -> 14,00€
  • seniors and students 31,00€

Prices mine only:

  • adults 24,00€
  • children (4-15y) 12,00€
  • family ticket (2 adults + 1 child) 50,00€
  • 1 adult + 1 child 32,00€
  • next child -> 11,00€
  • seniors and students 22,00€

Prices only funicular round trip:

  • adults 18,00€
  • children (4-15y) 9,00€
  • family ticket (2 adults + 1 child) 38,00€
  • 1 adult + 1 child 24,00€
  • next child -> 8,50€
  • seniors and students 16,50€

Prices funicular one way:

  • adults 10,00€
  • children (4-15y) 5,00€
  • family ticket (2 adults + 1 child) 21,00€
  • 1 adult + 1 child 13,50€
  • next child -> 5,00€
  • seniors and students 9,00€

Others:

  • payment by cash, VISA, Mastercard, ATM andEC-card
  • audio guides in 11 languages, available at the ticket window
    or you can download the new, free Salt Mine Audio Guide App from the App Store or Google Play
  • 15 minutes walk from funicular to the mine
  • the tour in the mine takes 70 minutes and you should reserve approximately 2,5h for the whole tour
  • age minimum 4y
  • dogs are not allowed but there are two kennels for them
  • place is not suitable for people with wheelchair
  • the walk in the tunnels is 2km so good shoes needed
  • the temperature in the mine is 8 degrees so remember warm clothing
  • there isn’t an own park lot for the visitors so make sure you will have time to find your parking place
  • https://www.salzwelten.at/en/hallstatt/
  • photos by Salzwelten Hallstatt

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