Welcome! to the Salt Mine Shop & Visitor Center in Hallstatt.

Awaiting you right next to the valley station for the gondola is the new 400 m² Hallstatt Visitor Center, including the popular Salt Mine Shop. The beautiful reception foyer greets you with the first pictures of the subterranean world and a “Window into the Past”. You will be provided with details about guided tours, and in the Salt World Shop you will be able to browse a wide selection of souvenirs as well as salt products. Step inside – we can’t wait to see you here!

For longer than anyone can remember, salt has been a symbol of good luck, good health and vitality. Which explains why it has been such a popular gift for thousands of years. Plus, everyone needs salt, right? In other words, you simply can’t go wrong when you give a gift of salt. If you stroll through the 200-square-meter Salt Mine Shop in Hallstatt, you will find a wide variety of products made from salt. Whether a beautiful souvenir of your day in Hallstatt, salt additives for a healthy bath, a salt-water cure for whatever ails your tummy, or products from the high-quality lines of natural salts marketed by Salinen Austria AG under their brands “Spirit of Salt” and “Glück auf”, either for your own kitchen or as a gift for friends and families back home – here, you are certain to find what you are looking for.

Useful Information about the Visitor Center and Salt Mine Shop

  • Shop Hours: The Salt Mine Shop in Hallstatt is open daily throughout the year, from 9 in the morning to 5 in the evening (or 6:30 p.m. from April until the end of September).
  • Larger quantities of individual items: The team of the Salt Mine Shop is more than happy to put together custom-designed packages including larger numbers of items. If this interests you, please feel free to contact our team by phoning +43 6132 200 2496 or simply drop us an email at shop@salzwelten.at.
  • Free WiFi: Hallstatt Visitor Center offers free WiFi access, which you are welcome to use.
  • Bus Drivers' Lounge: Do you drive a tour bus? While you are waiting for your guests, you are welcome to make yourself comfortable in the Bus Drivers' Lounge at the Visitor Center.
  • Luggage lockers are also available at the Visitor Center.

Additional Information

Here you can download the folder of the Salt Mine Shop "Precious Products made from Salt".
Information about "Glück Auf!" and "Spirit of Salt" products can be found here.