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
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.