Important information

What you need to know for your visit in Ridnaun

For a visit in the museum all persons age 12 and up will require a Green Pass (EU Digital COVID Certificate).
Green Passes are issued by the national health authority. 
Keep a distance of at least one metre from all people who don't live in your household.
During your visit, please wear a face mask that covers mouth and nose. For children >6 years this is only recommended.
Follow the staff's instructions and look out for signs and markings on the floor. 
Please avoid crowds and only entre a designated area when it is free. 

Eating and drinking: The “Knappenstube” restaurant in the Museum area is open during the Museum season: you are welcome to visit even if not visiting the Museum.
Dogs in the Museum: Dogs may join the “Mining Compact” guided tour provided they are not afraid of the dark or of machinery noise.
Barrier-free Access: The permanent exhibition and the “Mining Compact” guided tour are barrier-free. The Museum area in Maiern is easily accessible for those with wheelchairs, pushchairs or walking frames.

Museum shop: Our shop sells a wide range of minerals, jewellery made from minerals and mining souvenirs. Our expert multilingual sales staff will be pleased to help you.
clothing: Warm jacket necessary

Getting here

By car: From the A22 autobahn take the Sterzing/Vipiteno exit, then drive 16 km up the road to Ridnaun, Maiern 48. Free car and coach parking is available by the Museum entrance area.
Rail/bus: Take the train to Sterzing/Vipiteno then, from the Sterzing station or Nordpark, take bus no. 312 to Ridnaun. Get off at the last stop (Bergbaumuseum) by the Museum car park.
Plane: The nearest airports are Innsbruck (70 km) and Verona ( 230 km).
Bike: From Sterzing take the main road 16 km up to the end of the Ridnauntal Valley in Maiern.


Landesmuseum Bergbau - Standort Ridnaun
Maiern 48
I-39040 Ridnaun Route planen

You can reach us by phone at: 0472 65 63 64
 or by e-mail

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