News & Events at Hallein Salt Mine

At Hallein Salt Mine, there is always something exciting going on! Throughout the year, the salt mine attracts visitors with a wide selection of theme tours, exhibitions and events. Making us a year-round destination with fascinating experiences guaranteed!

Hallein Salt Mine is an ideal excursion destination, regardless of the weather or season.
We invite you to take a look at our current events calendar! We look forward to seeing you soon here at the Hallein Salt Mine.

Saturday, 23.11.2019 - 10:00 O'clock

Subterranean Exhibition of Nativity Scenes

Magical Nativity scenes displayed along the mine tour add to the festive atmosphere. From 23.11.2019 - 06.01.2020, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday, 23.11.2019 - 10:00 O'clock

Perchten exhibition deep inside the mountain

The carved wooden masks and shaggy costumes created by local craftsmen and -women are especially eerie in the dark mine tunnels. The masks and...

Friday, 06.12.2019 - 10:00 O'clock

Saint Nick in the Salt Mine

This saintly figure and his shaggy helpers share small seasonal gifts with the kids. From 06.12. - 07.12.2019, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday, 07.12.2019 - 15:30 O'clock

Silent Night Family Tour: F.X. Gruber Tour

During Advent, Hallein Salt Mine invites visitors to participate in a child-friendly tour deep below ground. Franz Xaver Gruber or his daughter...

Friday, 13.12.2019 - 10:00 O'clock

Crafting a Nativity scene deep below ground

Christian Haipl is a skilled crafter of Nativity scenes. On these special days, he invites visitors to come watch him go about his work. Sure to add...

Tuesday, 24.12.2019 - 10:00 O'clock

Christkind in the Salt Mine

For all visitors, big and small, who can't wait for the "Big Day" to arrive. Small Christmas angels flutter through the mine tunnels and share small...

Tuesday, 31.12.2019 - 10:00 O'clock

Sliding into the New Year

Sliding into the new year, down miners' slides to be precise! And afterwards, welcoming in the New Year with a toast of sparkling wine! All visitors...

Tuesday, 07.01.2020 - 00:00 O'clock

Annual maintenance 2020

From 07.01. - 31.01.2020, Hallein Salt Mine will be closed for annual scheduled maintenance.

Did you know?

The online ticket system for the salt mine is also available via SMS and e-mail. Now is the perfect time to pick up your personal online ticket.

Experience the peace & magic of Advent season and Christmastime at Hallein Salt Mine. The atmosphere awaiting you up on the mountain is truly something special, when Saint Nicholas and his Perchten companions as well as the Christkind pay a personal visit to the salt mine. Here you can check out an overview of the Christmas and Advent program offered at Hallein Salt Mine.