An eventful trip with children

Have you ever thought about taking a trip to a salt mine? The Berchtesgaden Salt Mine offers a unique experience for the whole family.

Father with son on the salt experience trail
For people of all ages

The ideal trip with children in Bavaria

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Whether you are from Salzburg, Munich, Bavaria, or anywhere around the world: The Berchtesgaden salt mine is rightly a popular destination for families with children. The mine train, the two 40-metre-long wooden slides or the ride over the underground salt lake make children's hearts beat faster and delight for everyone. Come with us on this fascinating journey through the world of salt.

Fascination for
people of all ages

History and adventure go hand in hand in the Berchtesgaden salt mine.How is salt mined? What does a miner actually do? What is the purpose of the slide? You will find answers to these and many other questions during your mine tour. What's special about it: Salt is still mined in the Berchtesgaden salt mine today.

Mother with children on the slide to the Spiegelsee lake

A family outing in winter?

The Berchtesgaden salt mine is not only suitable as an excursion destination for the whole family in summer and when the sun is shining. Because whether it's storming or snowing – underground it is a constant 12 degrees Celsius. So why not combine the Berchtesgaden salt mine with a sledding tour or a visit to the thermal springs?

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How to plan your trip with your child

With our tips, you can enjoy an exciting and at the same time relaxing day with your family.

Buy online tickets

It is best to buy your tickets online to avoid waiting times. This way you can choose your desired tour in advance.

To the ticket shop

Clothes and footwear

Underground it is a constant + 12 degrees Celsius. Please ensure suitable clothing and good footwear for the whole family. Overalls in all sizes are available on site.

Travelling with children

Unfortunately, the path through the mine is not suitable for prams or backpacks. A baby sling may be an alternative.

Sanitary facilities

The Berchtesgaden Salt Mine has a child-friendly sanitary area with a changing unit, toilet attachment for children and a stool to adjust the height of the washbasin.

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Family taking a raft across the the Spiegelsee lake
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