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Guided tours of the World Heritage –

experience mining history above and below ground!


There is a wide range of possibilities to experience the World Heritage region in an unusual and fascinating way. If you want to find out about the extensive World Heritage Site from someone with first-hand knowledge, book a guide for an individual tour: above or below ground, between old half-timbered houses or through a wonderful landscape of ponds. Embark on a journey of discovery through the breathtaking landscape of the Harz, let your guide show you evidence of the Iron Age, the technical innovations or an underground world and find out the history of the miners, emperors and monks.

Guided tours in the Historic Town of Goslar

Here you´ll find guided tours in the Historic Town of Goslar

Guided tours of the Upper Harz Water Management System

A guided Tour in the Upper Harz Water Management System

A guided Tour in the Upper Harz Water Management System

© Stefan Sobotta

A guided Tour in the Historic Town of Goslar

A guided Tour in the Historic Town of Goslar

© Stefan Sobotta

A guided Tour at the Rammelsberg Mines

A guided Tour at the Rammelsberg Mines

© Stefan Sobotta

A guided Tour for Pupils at the 19 Lachter Mining Museum

A guided Tour for Pupils at the 19 Lachter Mining Museum

© Benjamin Klingebiel

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CONTACT

RAMMELSBERG MINE
Weltkulturerbe Rammelsberg
Museum & Besucherbergwerk
Bergtal 19, 38640 Goslar
Tel. +49 5321 - 750122
info@rammelsberg.de
www.rammelsberg.de

HISTORIC TOWN OF GOSLAR
Tourist-Information der
GOSLAR marketing gmbh
Markt 7, 38640 Goslar
Tel. +49 5321 780621
und +49 5321 780630
stadtfuehrungen@goslar.de
www.goslar.de

UPPER HARZ WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum
Bornhardtstr. 16
38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld
Tel. +49 5323-98950
info@bergwerksmuseum.de
www.bergwerksmuseum.de

World Heritage in the Harz

Cultural diversity amid breathtaking landscapes: the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz

At the World Heritage Site Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System a wide range of museums and monuments await your visit. Discover this treasure of human history.

Rammesberg Mine
Air view World Heritage Rammelsberg © Foundation World Heritage in the Harz Mountains, Photo: Sobotta

Experience the place where mining in the Harz first started.

In the museum buildings and in the mine installations above and below ground you will gain unique insights into more than 1000 years of history of the ore mining at the Rammelsberg.

Highlight

Starting point for the original locations

The Information Centres of the World Heritage Site Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System inform you in fascinating exhibitions about the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz and what it offers for tourists.

Recommendation

Today in the Middle Ages

Visit the oldest part of the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz at the Cistercian Museum Walkenried Monastery. With its sensual and creative design within the Gothic monastery complex, it brings the Middle Ages to life.

Downloads

Go on a journey of discovery by reading your way through the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz

On 64 pages, the brochure will give you an overview of everything the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz has to offer. Enjoy browsing through it!

Themes

Architecture & settlements, mining, changing landscapes, energy production

The interactions between people and ore have left many traces in the cultural landscape of the Harz. These can be divided among the four main themes that characterize the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz.

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