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Regular Guided Tour

Guided Tours through the Visitor’s Mine:

Wednesday to Saturday
10:00 am   |   11:30 am   |   1:30 pm   |   3:00 pm


  • Minimum age for children: 6 years
  • 1.3 mi (2 km) round trip in 1.5 hours
  • Adults € 12.00
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The tour includes a 1.5 hour tour of the Zinnwald mine. The 1.3 miles (2 km) long tour takes you past impressive expanses and historical mining sites. They testify to the history of mining, which you can experience first hand.

Since stooping is required in stretches, we recommend moderate fitness. You should also pay attention to sturdy footwear and warm clothing, as underground temperatures are around 46 °F (8 °C).

Capes, lights and helmets are provided, backpacks, bags and your valuables can be secured in lockers.

For families with children up to the age of 6, we recommend to visit the tunnel in the Altenberg Mining Museum.


  • Adults € 12.00
  • Reduced € 9.00
  • Family Ticket € 33.00


  • Adults with Altenberg Guest Card € 11.00
  • Reduced € 9.00
  • Family Ticket with Altenberg Guest Card € 24.00

Regular Guided Tour


Special Guided Tour:

every Wednesday   |   1:30 pm
every Saturday   |   1:00 pm


  • Minimum age: 14 years
  • 1.6 mi (2.5 km) round trip in about 2.5 – 3 hours
  • Adults € 19.00
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Join the Great Adventure Tour and experience an extensive tour through the Deep Bünau Tunnel, Zinnwald.

Every Wednesday at 1:30 pm an experienced group leader will guide you through the visitor mine. In the 2.5 hour guided tour you will visit vast expanses and narrow tunnels and places that are hidden from many: steep fall locations, old rescue shafts, underground waterfalls and much more …


  • Adults € 19.00

Miner’s Feast

Hearty food from the region!

On request, we offer you hearty mining food for your tour!


  • Individual menus according to your wishes
  • Only by appointment
  • Prices vary, please inquire


by Appointment

Guided Tours by Appointment

  • Tours in English
  • Tours outside open times
  • Scientific tours
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Whether you book a guided tour outside our opening hours or want to conduct scientific research as a group of students we are open to your requests!

Visitors of foreign languages can also book guided tours in English.

Special tours require prior registration and consultation with the staff of the Zinnwald Visitor Mine.

Individual guided tours can be booked for groups of 10 or more people.


by appointment


An Experience with culinary delights at the miner’s last shift before Christmas


  • Appointments 2024 for individuals
    (Registration required):
    November 30, 12:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. December 7, 12:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
    December 14, 12:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. booked up
    December 21, 12:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • dates on request, please call Marco Möller:
    +49 172 34 12 555
  • Adults € 39.00
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The miner calls the last shift before Christmas “Mettenschicht”. With Christmas songs, food and drink we bring this tradition to life. In a rustic lounge we serve you a typical miner’s dish and a selection of hot drinks. The entrance also includes an underground guided tour and a souvenir to take away! Experience Mettenschicht and get in the mood for the Christmas season.

A maximum of 50 people can participate per group; individual dates for groups of 15 or more.


  • Adults € 39.00
  • Reduced € 34.00

ground Weddings

Totally unique!

Unique occasions require an extraordinary environment! In the Deep Bünau Tunnel, Zinnwald, we offer you the opportunity to celebrate your wedding underground. The ambience of the mine creates a very special atmosphere that the wedding couple and their guests will remember for a long time to come.


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Depending on your wishes, we can arrange an individual wedding for you under the ground: from the simple wedding ceremony in a small group, to the elaborate design of the mining rooms, guided tours in the minershabit, and special catering, we offer everything.

Important: Registration takes place via the registry office of the city of Altenberg!

General Provisions

The following are eligible for the reduction:
Children, pupils, students, people accompanying groups of pupils

Family Card
applies to families (2 parents and at least 2 children or grandparents with grandchildren) and only if they are their own children or grandchildren and they belong to the group of people entitled to the discount

Guest Card (“Gästekarte”)
Guest card of the Holiday Region Altenberg valid for the visit period