Like being in a fairy tale cavern, this is just how you will feel in this gemstone tunnel, the only one of its kind in Europe which is accessible to the public. It’s not just uniquely beautiful agate that can be marvelled at here, but also rock crystals, amethysts, smoky quartz, calcite ... and much more. Furthermore: Gemstone camp, digging areas, geological trail.
You can reach the gemstone mine by walking for 15 minutes (via the geological trail)
Opening times: Open from: 15.03. - 11.15, daily 10 AM - 5 PM (last tour 4 PM)
ATTENTION: Pre-registration by phone required! For guided tours on weekends, vacations and vacation periods, register AT LEAST 2 days in advance: email@example.com or tel.: 06781-47400.
Prices: Adults 8,00 € / disabled/unemployed/students 6,50 € / groups (more than 10 persons) 7,00 € / youths and pupils from 6 - 16 years 6,50 € / pupils in classes 6,00 €, children under 6 years in groups 5,00 € / children under 6 in family free
Gemstone camp / prospecting field (2h): 10:00-12:00, 12:30-14:30, 15:00-17:00, persons from 16 years: 11,00€, persons up to and including 15 years: 8,00€.
Contact: The gemstone mines in Steinkaulenberg, Im Stäbel, 55743 Idar-Oberstein,
Tel.: 06781-47400, Fax: 980030, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Accessibility by public transport: bus line 803, bus stop: Edelsteinminen + walk