The extensive Prettau/Predoi exhibition mine tells the story of copper mining. Equipped with helmet and waterproof jacket, visitors travel with the pit railway to see the galleries of the mine.
A guided tour relates to visitors the hard work performed by the former miners throughout a period of 500 years, depicted through working scenes and extraction techniques. Excavation by means of hammer and chisel is explained, as is the use of black powder and the extraction of the ore with compressed air.
Please book the entrance in advance. Last entry 4 pm
- on request for groups also after 4 pm
Closed on Monday (except public holidays).
Closed during the winter months (until Easter).