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Gonzen Iron Mine

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Gonzen Bergwerk
Iron mining at Gonzen boasts a long tradition. Wander through the abandoned tunnels with local guides and immerse yourself in this underground mine!

Description

On the remarkable round walk through the labyrinth of tunnels you learn interesting facts about history and economic importance of the once largest iron mine in Switzerland.

Opening hours

If you don't have time for a guided tour, you can get an insight into the work of the miners in the Gonzen mine in the lovingly furnished museum.

The museum area was expanded in 2017 and can already be experienced in the entrance and foyer area. During the opening hours of the restaurant, the rear part of the restaurant cavern is also accessible.

Museum tours (incl. film) are possible by appointment by telephone.

Directions

Public Transport

By train to Sargans and then by bus 400 to stop Vild

Directions

By car to Sargans, continue on the main road between Sargans and Trübbach. Access to the mine is in the hamlet of Vild.

Map

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