Experience underground fun and adventure in a real silver mine at Lehenlahn Mine near Thierbach in Wildschönau Valley. Worked from 1790 to the 1860s, the mine was closed in 1861, rediscovered 130 years later, and opened as a tourist historical attraction in 1991.The work was all done in candlelight by hand. The guided underground tour explains how the miners drilled with hand steels using hammers and how they traced the silver and copper veins. Using exhibits and demonstrations of operating mine equipment, you will learn the historical techniques used to mine on this tour. The stories, demonstrations, and exhibits included in the mine tour are fun and educational for people of all ages and interests. Children will love the Fairytale Gallery with old tools and implements.
Thierbach-Lehenlahn Silver MineWildschönau
1:00pm – 4:30pm (May, June, September & October open Fridays to Sundays; July & August open Wednesdays to Sundays)Go to opening hours
- Family friendly
- Possible in rainy weather
Please park your vehicle in Thierbach as there is no parking available on-site.