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Muzea Breitenbrunn

Museums in Breitenbrunn

Breitenbrunn lies not far from Czech-German border, about 17km far from Boží Dar. Breitenbrunn offers several different exhibitions focused mainly on the history of mining, mineral processing and others. You can also visit there a historic manufacture producing paper from wood, an exhibition about the history of winter sports and more.

Exhibition of mountain mining

The exhibition includes over 1,100 exhibits, which are located in the exhibition halls and in the open air. Inside, you will find mining equipment, rescue equipment, work clothes etc. Outside, you can see mining carriages, drilling equipment and other technology.

Opening hours:

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 16:30–18:00
Wed closed
Sat, Sun, holidays 11:00–18:00

Entrance fee:

  • 1 person - 3 €
  • Children up to 6 yrs.– free of charge

Tours to St. Christopher Mine

You will learn further information about the history of mining in the region since 1380 during the guided tour in the St. Christopher Mine. Naturally, the tour is led by a well-informed guide and visitors are provided by helmets and protective clothes.

Beginnings of tours

Mo–Fri 10:00,12:00 and 14:00
Sat, Sun 10:00,12:00

Technical Museum "Groundwood Weigel"

Energy gained from the hydroelectric power station drives a 100-years-old machine for producing cardboard… You can see for yourself in the local technical museum how wood is turned into cardboard.

Opening hours:

Daily 9:00–18:00

Processing of mineral resources „Silberwäsche Antonsthal“

In Antonsthal, you will be taken 180 years back to history and guided through the methods of mineral processing on devices powered by water power. In addition to technical equipment (water wheels with a diameter of 4-8 m ore crusher, etc.), there is an exhibition of historical hand tools for processing minerals.

Opening hours:

November–April Tue–Sun 10:00–15:30
May–October Tue–Sun 10:00–17:00
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