Visuel tellure 2018

THE ALSATIAN SILVER MINE 1549

The temperature underground is 10 °C all year round.

Tellure is a modern, fully covered complex that includes a panoramic cinema, an optical theatre, a museum experience with audio guides, a shop, and a bar offering snacks and light meals. The entire site is built on a real silver mine from the 16th century known as the Saint-Jean Engelsbourg mine.

 

FAQ
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Is it necessary to wear a mask?

Yes, wearing a mask is mandatory. We ask everyone to bring their own mask and wear it for the duration of their visit to us. Both in the reception building and in the mine.

What measures are being taken to combat Covid-19?

We ask all our visitors to bring their own mask. They must wear them upon arrival at the site and for the duration of the visit and/or activity. A tour circuit has been created, which everyone has to observe in order to avoid contact with other visitors. Alcohol-based hand sanitiser dispensers are located throughout the building. You will be asked to use them before certain activities, such as the escape room, for example.

Is the underground tour accompanied by a guide?

Yes, the tour of the mine is conducted in French by a guide. It is possible for them to lead bilingual tours in English or German, depending on numbers.

From what age can children go into the mine?

There is no minimum age. The only requirement is that children must be able to wear a helmet (helmets must be worn regardless of age), walk for 1 hour (800 metres), and/or be carried in a baby carrier (worn on an adult’s chest only).

Is a helmet required?

Yes, this is mandatory throughout the tour. Disposable liners are provided with helmets.

Is any special equipment required?

No special equipment is required. Just bring closed, waterproof shoes and a jacket/fleece (10° in the mine).

How long is the tour?

The tour lasts 2 hours in total: 1 hour for the museum area and 1 hour for the guided tour in the mine galleries.

Is the site open continuously?

Yes, Tellure is open between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and offers light meals and snacks.

What is included in the museum tour?

An audio-guided museum area, a panoramic cinema, and an optical theatre.

Do you need to book?

Not for the classic tour of the mine.
Yes, for groups of more than 10 people.
Yes, for caving tours and the Via ferrata.
Yes, for the escape room.

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Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10h to 18h without interruption.

contact us at
03 89 49 98 30

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