Historic “Weiherschleife” Cutting Mill

The last gemstone mill operated by water wheel on the Idarbach river provides an entertaining spectacle in the form of a gemstone exhibition, along with spectacular multimedia shows, a gemstone handling room, a real gemstone mining site for children and adolescents, and the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely peddle boat trip on the Kallwiesweiher.

The Weiherschleife will remain closed until the end of 2021.

ATTENTION: Important information and pandemic-related changes in the opening hours of our attractions can be found here.

Opening times: Open from: 15.03.-11.15., daily 10 AM - 6 PM (final tour 5 PM)
Prices: Adults €6.00 / groups (from 10 persons) €5.50 / adolescents and schoolchildren from 6 – 16 years €5.00 / classes of schoolchildren €4.50, children under 6 years in groups €4.00, students, disabled and unemployed visitors €5.00
Contact: Historic “Weiherschleife” Cutting Mill, Tiefensteiner Straße 87, 55743 Idar-Oberstein, Tel.: 06781-901918 and 31513, Fax: 901919, edelsteinminen-idar-oberstein@t-online.de, www.edelsteinminen-idar-oberstein.de, www.facebook.com/Edelsteinminen.Weiherschleife

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