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Slate Museum - Mine Johanna (-42m)

Tour of the underground mine "Johanna" at the Slate Museum Haut-Martelange. Live a timetravel back to the 19th Century an discover the working conditions of a quarryman. On foot over 350m path, 370 steps and down to a depth of -42 meters below ground.

In addition to the architectural ensemble of Haut-Martelange, the industrial train (in Summer), the old-style bistro and the various creative workshops, visitors now have the opportunity to discover the new mine "Johanna" and its vast slate extraction chambers. During a 90-minute underground visit at a constant temperature of 9°C, the mine will take you to a depth of -42m (+-370 steps in total). Modern lighting and audiovisual projections will give you an understanding of the local slate industry as it unfolded at the beginning of the 20th century, as well as an impression of the trade and life of slate workers back in the days. For the security and comfort of the visitors, sturdy shoes and a jacket are mandatory.



sturdy shoes and a jacket


For visitors starting the age of 4 years. Due to seciurity reasons, children below the age of years, are not allowed to visit the underground mine


from 10.00€


new underground mine
lowest, underground bridge
-42 m below ground
original movies, pictures and other projections
special underground illuminations
Slate industrie and the life of the quarrymen




90 minute(s)

Languages offered

German, English, French, Luxembourgish

B.P. 12
L-9401 Vianden
Grand-Duché de Luxembourg

T.  +352 26 95 05 66 

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