Freiberg Mines (Alte Elisabeth & Reiche Zeche)

At a glance

In Freiberg, where the Saxon mining history began, mines provides an opportunity to explore 500 years of ore mining.

The “Reiche Zeche” mine provides an opportunity to explore Freiberg metal ore mining from the 14th to the 19th century in thematic rides. The “Alte Elisabeth” mine presents some still functional mining technology – and an organ! Yes, this too is part of mining and it is not an entire coincidence that the organ builder Gottfried Silbermann had his famous workshop in Freiberg.


Freiberg Mines (Alte Elisabeth & Reiche Zeche)
Fuchsmühlenweg 9
09599 Freiberg

Tel.: +49 (0) 3731 394571
Sito web:

    Next steps

    More like this

    It appears that you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer as your web browser to access our site.

    For reasons of functionality and security, we recommend that you use a current web browser such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, or Edge. Internet Explorer does not display all the content of our website correctly and does not offer all its functions.