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Amethyst Welt Maissau

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Very nice, but expensive

The place is exceptionally nice and well maintained. Very nice garden, landscaping, ... However... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Munich, Germany

Very nice attraction for tourists mainly for families. An exposition with lot of Stones from over... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Bratislava, Slovakia
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1 Jul 2018
“Very nice, but expensive”
1 Apr 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

The place is exceptionally nice and well maintained. Very nice garden, landscaping, ... However, prices are also very high. There are multiple parts: a playground for children that is accessible for free. a small restaurant / cafe that offers snacks like a veggie burger, hot...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice attraction for tourists mainly for families. An exposition with lot of Stones from over the world with various attractions for kids.

1  Thank Fero967
Reviewed 3 October 2017

There are two tours. 1, History of the Amethyst and the "Schaustollen". The first part the history is a video and totally forgettable, it is in German and you get a piece of paper with English explanations. It is dark in the room so you...More

1  Thank evamaria800
Reviewed 6 February 2017

There are two tours here but when we went, the tour of the mine was the only one on offer. Both tours are guided and as they closed at 1700, we could only do one (having arrived at 1530!). The audio show was good and...More

Thank Serena C
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I Have been there several times because the place is so amazing, The staff are helpful and some speak English. New things to do and visit added now and again. Nice place to go and relax and not very expensive. I will be going again.

1  Thank MartinP4011
Reviewed 30 June 2016

if you are interested in stones and geology and one of the rare amethyst-mines in europe (plus some more features) and you happen to be in the Waldviertel (or plan something different) then a tour here at little cost of 12 euros per person is...More

Thank nonatop
Reviewed 16 September 2015

A special place in the history of the return terrestrial crust formation. Worth visiting with family.

Thank Balaita G
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I was brought to this museum not knowing what to expect. It was amazing! What has been a mining site for amethyst has been transformed into a wondrous visitors center. The gems and crystals on display are truly amazing! My sincere gratitude to my hosts...More

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The 13 of us visited Amethyst World. The two tours (cost a total of 15 Euros) are interesting, but there is relatively little to see. (The first tour guide spoke too quietly and was hardly understandable; the second was loud and clear.) The amethysts found...More

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