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Bergwerkstrasse 83, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty fun tour to take with the whole family if you are in this beautiful area of the world.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this tour on the only rainy day of our trip, so it all worked our perfectly. Pieter was our tour guide on the bus and he was absolutely amazing! He told so many stories and was very informative throughout the bus ride! The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kristyn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best museums I have been to. Visitors get to ride a train, slide sown two slides and a boat ride at the end.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank csl444
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have to wear Pullover supplied bythis establishment This Place we know method to make salt from other than sea water. The tour guide and whole tour is funny.We see as we enter depths of 200 ft below ground in saltmine by small train.We thrill...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Viveck S
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We booked the tickets online, which was super simple and fast (would recommend this, because otherwise you might have to wait an hour or two) and when we were not able to make it in time, due to bad traffic, they were able to book...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 391tcf
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Super program, takes you to a different world. Also suitable with smaller kids, but no time to stop or leave the tour (appr 50 minutes continuously). The bistro next to the entrance is good and fast.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Trail725906
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

I’ve always disliked doing super touristy things like the salt mine tour. However, I was pleasantly surprised this time and I recommend it to couples and families, even with little kids. A few thoughts: - It’s cold in the mine so I recommend wearing a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank honestcustomer1981
Reviewed October 16, 2018

A must do if you are visiting the Berchtesgaden area. The wife said it resembled "Willy Wonka's" tour, with a trrain, a boat in a tunnel, and licking the walls!!!! Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Steven D
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

At the beginning we dressed up into mining overalls and sat on benches of an old mining train. We traveled through a narrow tunnel by a train and set off in a hall where a guide showed us how salt ore was formed underground. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Cosmopolitan795833
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

My wife wasn't so sure initially about going, but found it to be worth her while. Very fascinating tour of an active mine, one that has been in operation for over 500 years! You start with putting on coveralls (provided), then a train ride into...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Shawn K
June 26, 2018|
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Response from MooseAlmighty | Reviewed this property |
Hi Shawn, It's a close call between the 2 mines and would likely depend on your location/itinerary. IMHO based purely on a mine visit, Berchtesgaden would get the vote. The wife said it was quicker with less walking. I... More
February 14, 2018|
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Response from Saltyyogi | Reviewed this property |
The extra fee is for the museum, not in that area
February 11, 2018|
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Response from seven881tw | Reviewed this property |
The guided tour underground takes about 1 hour. Please plan about 1,5 to 2 hours including buying your ticket, getting changed, welcome and returning the miners' clothes. Book the tickets online first to avoid the line is a... More