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Mineral/Geology Museums in Austria


PhotoMuseum NameLocationDetails

Burgenland

Bergbaumuseum Goberling7461 Stadtschlaining,
Burgenland
Mining museum
Felsenmuseum Bernstein7434 Bernstein,
Burgenland
Mining museum about "Edelserpentin"
Förderturm Helenenschacht7323 Ritzing,
Burgenland
Mining museum. The shaft is in private hand, but it is not a problem to visit this shaft.
Landesmuseum BurgenlandEisenstadt,
Burgenland
Minerals from the Burgenland region.

Carinthia

Landesmuseum KärntenKärnten,
Carinthia
Bergbaumuseum Klagenfurt
(Permanently closed)
Klagenfurt am Wörthersee,
Carinthia
Now closed.
Berghotel Malta9854 Malta,
Carinthia
Permanent exhibition of Alpine minerals from the Gerog Kandutsch collection.
Freilichtmuseum Heft9375 Hüttenberg,
Carinthia
Open-air museum of historic iron smelter, one of the largest charcoal smelter of Europe.
Granatium Radenthein9545 Radenthein,
Carinthia
All about garnet.
Museen HüttenbergHüttenberg,
Carinthia
Minerals of siderite deposite Hüttenberg and adjacent areas (Maria Waitschach, Saualpe). A tourist mine is enclosed.
Museum für Volkskultur9800 Spittal an der Drau,
Carinthia
Museum for culture in wider area with a large part about mining history.
Obir Tropfsteinhöhlen9135 Bad Eisenkappel,
Carinthia
Tourist cave
terra-mystica9531 Bleiberg-Nötsch,
Carinthia
Tourist mine

Lower Austria

Amethystwelt MaissauMaissau,
Lower Austria
In this museum you can see an amethyst vein in situ. The vein has a thickness up to 1 m and shows crystals up to 15 cm in size. A mineral museum (Edelsteinhaus) is enclosed which arranges yearly special exhibits.
HöbarthmuseumHorn,
Lower Austria
Regional museum of Waldviertel area with an important collection of archaeological items (23,000). Overview of minerals of this region. Special exhibits provided by mineral collectors.
Krahuletz MuseumEggenburg,
Lower Austria
In the year 1900 the Krahuletz society was founded. This society obtained the large collection of Johann Krahuletz and later this collection was the baseline for this museum. The collection consist of mineralogical, archäological, paleontological and local history sub collections.
Landesmuseum NiederösterreichSt. Pölten,
Lower Austria
State museum of Lower Austria. Overview of minerals of this state.
Mineralienzentrum SteinstadelSchönbühel-Aggsbach,
Lower Austria
Minerals from Lower Austrian part of the Bohemian Massiv. Special exhibitions provided by mineral collectors.
Schaubergwerk Grillenberg2650 Payerbach,
Lower Austria
Tourist mine
Schaubergwerk Silberluckn3323 Neustadtl an der Donau,
Lower Austria
Tourist mine
Seegrotte HinterbrühlHinterbrühl,
Lower Austria
Tourist mine
Stift Lilienfeld
Abbey of Lilienfeld
Lilienfeld,
Lower Austria
Historical mineral collection, mainly from the area of the k & k monarchy of Austria.
Stift Melk
Abbey of Melk
Melk,
Lower Austria
The Abbey of Melk (UNESCO cultural world heritage) is worth to see in every aspect! A historical mineral collection in high quality was "rediscovered" in rooms of the abbey. The oldest specimens are dating back to the 18. century. In the last years hundreds of specimens were donated by collectors from all over the ...

Salzburg

Bergbau- & Gotikmuseum Leogang5771 Hütten,
Salzburg
Mining museum and minerals from the Leogang region.
Der Blick ins Tauernfenster5741 Neukirchen am Großvenediger,
Salzburg
Tourist mine and geo trail.
Fluoritstollen Rehrlköpfl5743 Krimml,
Salzburg
Tourist mine
Geopark Erz der Alpen5500 Bischofshofen,
Salzburg
Mining trail
Haus der NaturSalzburg
Hochkönig Bergbaumuseum & Schaustollen5505 Mühlbach am Hochkönig,
Salzburg
Mining and mineral museum with tourist mine
Hochofen Bundschuh5592 Thomatal,
Salzburg
Historical furnace
Kupferzeche Hüttau5511 Hüttau,
Salzburg
Mining and mineral museum with tourist mine.
Mineralien-Museum Kurt Nowak5742 Wald im Pinzgau,
Salzburg
Excellent, self collected minerals from the Hohe Tauern region.
Montanmuseum AltböcksteinBöckstein,
Salzburg
Mining museum
Museum BrambergBramberg,
Salzburg
Minerals from the region and local history. Exellent and world class (!) specimens from the Hohe Tauern region (e.g. epidote, titanite, emerald, fluorite etc.) are exposed.
Museum FelberturmMittersill,
Salzburg
Minerals from the Hohe Tauern region are exposed.
Nationalparkzentrum Mittersil5730 Mittersill,
Salzburg
Center of the national park Hohe Tauern, Austria. Exhibitions of biology, geology, mineralogy and others of this area.
Salzwelten Hallein5422 Bad Dürrnberg,
Salzburg
Tourist mine
Schaubergwerk Leogang5771 Leogang,
Salzburg
Tourist mine
Schaubergwerk Sunnpau5621 St. Veit ,
Salzburg
Tourist mine
Silberbergwerk Ramingstein5580 Tamsweg,
Salzburg
Tourist mine

Styria

Abenteuer Erzberg8790 Eisenerz,
Styria
Guided tours throug the open pit and underground workings of the Styrian Erzberg. The Styrian Erzberg is the largest open pit in Middle Europe!
Arsenikstollen KarchauA-8820 Neumarkt,
Styria
Tourist mine
Bergbaumuseum Fohnsdorf8753 Fohnsdorf,
Styria
Mining museum.
Bergbaumuseum Limberg8551 Wies,
Styria
Mining museum and tourist mine
Bergbaumuseum RattenA-8673 Ratten,
Styria
Mining museum
Der Keltenberg8785 Hohentauern ,
Styria
Tourist mine in the former magnesite excavation.
Geopark Glashütten8530 Schwanberg ,
Styria
Openair rock museum
Gesteinswelt Wielfresen8551 Wielfresen,
Styria
Openair rock museum
Kupferschaubergwerk Radmer8795 Radmer,
Styria
Tourist mine
Museum im alten Rathaus8790 Eisenerz,
Styria
Excellent mineral specimens from the Styrian Erzberg are shown.
Öblarner Kupferweg8960 Öblarn,
Styria
Mining trail and tourist mine
Radwerk IV Vordernberg8794 Vordernberg,
Styria
Historical furnace
Salzwelten Altaussee8992 Altaussee,
Styria
Tourist mine
Schaubergwerk Bromriesen8971 Schladming,
Styria
Tourist mine
Schaubergwerk Oberzeiring8762 Oberzeiring,
Styria
Tourist mine
Schaustollen Arzberg8162 Passail,
Styria
Tourist mine
Universalmuseum JoanneumGraz,
Styria

Tyrol

Bergbaumuseum Hall6060 Hall in Tirol,
Tyrol
Mining museum
Goldschaubergwerk Zell am Ziller6278 Hainzenberg,
Tyrol
Tourist mine
Knappenwelt GurgltalA-6464 Tarrenz,
Tyrol
Mine museum and tourist mine
Schaubergwerk KupferplatteJochberg,
Tyrol
Tourist mine
Schaubergwerk UlpenalpeA-6263 Fügen,
Tyrol
Tourist mine
Silberbergwerk Schwaz6130 Schwaz,
Tyrol
Tourist mine
Silberbergwerk WildschönauA - 6313 WILDSCHÖNAU,
Tyrol
Tourist mine
Tiroler Bergbau- und Hüttenmuseum6230 Brixlegg,
Tyrol
Mineral, mining and smelter museum
Tiroler LandesmuseenInnsbruck,
Tyrol
Minerals of Tyrol are shown in the local branch Zeughaus Innsbruck! Address: Zeughausgasse 1 6020 Innsbruck.

Upper Austria

Bergbau- und Heimamtmuseum Knappenhaus Unterlaussa8934 Altenmarkt ,
Upper Austria
Mining museum
Mineralogisches Kabinett der SternwarteKremsmünster,
Upper Austria
Oberösterreichisches LandesmuseumLeonding,
Upper Austria
Collection of geoscience is in the local branch Welser Str. 20 4060 Leonding located!
Salzwelten Hallstadt4830 Hallstatt,
Upper Austria
Tourist mine. This is the oldes mine in the world, continouing mining since 3500 years, probably since 7000 years! World cultural heritage.
Südfeldstollen in Thomasroith4901 Ottnang am Hausruck,
Upper Austria
Tourist mine and mining museum

Vienna

Naturhistorisches Museum
Natural History Museum of Vienna
Vienna,
Vienna

Vorarlberg

Historisches Bergwerk Bartholomäberg6780 Bartholomäberg,
Vorarlberg
Mining museum and tourist mine.
Inatura - Adventure Naturschau DornbirnDornbirn,
Vorarlberg
Montafoner Bergbaumuseum SilbertalSilbertal,
Vorarlberg
Mining museum
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