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Ticket shop: Entrance of mining museum

Adults: 3,00 €

Children (5–15 yrs): 2,00 €

Free: children <5 years

Opening times

12.03.-31.10.: open Mon - Sat

Opening times: 10:00 - 16:00

Last entrance: 15:30

01.11.-04.12.: closed

05.12.-31.03.: open Tue - Sat

31.12.: open til 13:00

24.12. / 25.12. / 01.01.: closed


Access only via 2 stairs

Am Samson 2
37444 St. Andreasberg

fon: +49 (0)5582 1249


Here, you will see and hear how these canaries are taught to sing and the important role they have played throughout the world as warning birds in the mining industry. You will learn about the breeding of these birds, the production of cages and the sale of the canaries as far away as North America. The museum illustrates the great significance of bird breeding for Harz mining families in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Do you want to buy a bird? Please find al list with breeders here.