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South Tyrol Museum of Mining - Prettau Mine Museum

Predoi (Prettau)
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South Tyrol Museum of Mining - Prettau Mine Museum

Predoi (Prettau)

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Informationen zu South Tyrol Museum of Mining - Prettau Mine Museum

In the exhibition mine in Prettau (Predoi), 15 km. (9 miles) away from Kornkasten (Cadipietra) there is an exhibition mine with over twenty tunnels and shafts through ore deposits at an elevation of 1,400 to 2,100 m. (4,600 to 6.900 ft.) The visit includes a ride on the mining rail in the St. Ignaz shaft (1.1 km. / 3/4 mi.) from which cement copper is still extracted. In 2001, an asthma therapy station was also set up in this mine.

Business hours

1th Apr–5 Nov
Tue–Sun 9.30–4.30 pm
Aug and on holidays also Mon
last guided tour 3 pm
later tours by appointment
July, Aug booking required

Entry fees

Combined admission museum and mine:

  • €10.00 adults
  • €8.00 groups (15 or more), elderly (over 65)
  • €6.00 children (over 7 ), students (up to 27), military, handicapped
  • €5.00 school groups €22.00 families (2 adults, children up to 14)
  • €20,00 family (2 adults, children up to 14)

Mine only:

  • €10.00 adults
  • €7.00 groups (15 or more), seniors (over 65)
  • €4.00 children (over 7), students (up to 27), military, handicapped
  • €20.00 families (2 adults, children up to 14)
  • €4.00 school groups

The Mining Museum in Prettau shows the visitor how the copper was brought from the mountain to light.

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