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“wooden slides”(39 reviews)
“train ride”(47 reviews)
“celtic village”(29 reviews)
In Hallein, the oldest mine in the world open to visitors, everyone from the age of four up can take part in a treasure hunt – and follow the mysterious, ancient miners’ tunnels for many kilometres into the mystical mountain. The perfect day trip...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Ramsaustrasse 3, Hallein 5422, Austria
+43 6132 2008511
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Reviewed yesterday

we came with the children's in a rainy day. its a nice experience. to walk inside the mine under the earth. to understand the history of the place, the children like the train inside and out. there are only few sitting places, that doesn't fit...More

Thank gvarvar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family loved this experience! We bought our tickets online which made the checkin process really easy. We arrived early so we had time to walk through the Celtic Village. It had several interactive aspects and an audio guide you could download. The mine tour...More

Thank Alicia L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the salt mines on our first day in Austria and it was the most fun out of the entire trip! If I could give the tour 6 stars, I would.

Thank meganstrausss923
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

A great family trip and adventure. Had hoped to get there on way back from Croatia but didn’t know when we’d arrive so we booked online whilst speeding up the Autobahn and still a few hours away, fortunately we got there in good time. This...More

Thank MarkMac
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Traveling in December (most salt mine were closed) except for the one in Salzburg. We are a family with children of 8 and 10. Bought the ticket online and received an email confirmation of time and date. Printed out the confirmation letter and make sure...More

Thank Yumi_Betty
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Although I'm from Salzburg I hadn't visited the salt mine since I was a kid. I took my boyfriend there who lives in a different part of Austria. Hands down - we had the best time! Not only were we educated about history and salt...More

1  Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We spent a fortnight in Austria this time and the Hallein Salt Mine was one of the best places we visited! It was great fun for the family so I strongly suggest this tour for anyone with kids. Ours were 7 and 11 yo and...More

Thank jmpynn
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Our kids loved the slides and the train inside, but the guide almost ran through the tunnels and we had a hard time translating his explanations to our kids. At the end of the tour the guide was begging for a fee-which I think is...More

1  Thank Maurice v
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Went with wife and 3daughters (5.5, 8, 11.5). We ordered tickets on line, so didn’t have to wait in line. We got there just in time for the tour. We started with donning the salt-miner clothes, and hen a fun and funny kind-of-train ride into...More

Thank ברק ג
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Was better than expected. An underground train, wooden slides and an underground boat add up to great fun. The history and geography lesson was very subtle and fully taken in by 9 yr old. N.B. I got in with big discount using vouchers from the...More

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Response from Frances V | Reviewed this property |
The one we did had both slides and boat ride. We travelled with our teens and they loved it!