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Schwazer Silberbergwerk

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Not for the faint hearted!

We were fortunate that an English tour was starting just as we arrived. I should have guessed when... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Loughton, United Kingdom
Great guide...

We planned this visit during a rainy day , we were able to book the latest mine tour, in German... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Maurizio M
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Alte Landstrasse 3a, Schwaz 6130, Austria
+43 5242 72372
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

The excursion starts with a train ride into the mine, which lasts over 6 minutes. Its a narrow shaft that a electric mine train rides at a safe speed but into a very tight tunnel. The walk around in the mine shows some parts of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank marathon235
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Despite appearing to arrive at possibly the worst time ever, 12pm on a Sunday and queuing for around 40 minutes for tickets we had a great experience. We loved it as did the kids (5&9). Despite some reviews on here saying that English speakers are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We were fortunate that an English tour was starting just as we arrived. I should have guessed when she wished us good luck on boarding the tiny train. If you are claustrophobic, this is not for you, as the train is only one person wide...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the mines in the end of this July. A lot of waiting in lane, and after buying the tickets - waiting for the actual entrance. Almost nobody speaks even a basic English. As foreigners, in the time of waiting we just got instructions...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I received a recommendation from a local person in Schwarz to visit the silver mine. As I am in third trimester of pregnancy it was important for us that it will not be a difficult tour. We arrived at around 11:15 and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We got there at noon on a rainy Sunday. After queuing for 15 minutes to get tickets,we heard it was a 3 hour wait or possibly not at all as we hadn’t got to the ticket office yet & tours are 90 minutes closing at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We planned this visit during a rainy day , we were able to book the latest mine tour, in German. The ticket office offered us an app where we could listen the mine history in our language, furthermore a brochure was given us with a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maurizio M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Unfortunately the tour only has German-speaking guides. They do offer English 'headset' for some portions, but it nonetheless feels like you are not getting the full experience. The actual tour is quite fast-paced, moving from one spot to another. The only way to visit the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anssi A
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We are glad that the mines wherever they are have been preserved so that the public can have an insight of how a mine looks like inside. Also the presentation was super informative and the figures well done. The 17 euros pp...ok.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

If you dont understand Germany your in a big dodo down there. Thay don't Even care to put fair English explanation

Date of experience: May 2017
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7 April 2017|
Response from Franz_Traun | Reviewed this property |
You can go by bus from the railway station. It circulates every 20min. The distance is 30km.
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