"Glückauf" and welcome to the oldest mining museum in Germany! In the museum we will show you the historical development of ore mining from the Middle Ages to the end of the 19th century. Combined with the original mining installations outdorrs, our collection of exhibits is unique.
more about the collection and the exhibition mine
The Upper Harz Water Management System is regarded as the most important pre-industrial water management system for mining worldwide.
more about the World Heritage Upper Harz Water Management System
In the museum, the exhibition minde and the outdoor exhibits, you will gain an insight into the technical achievements in mining, which have an influence even today.
more about the exhibition mine and the collection