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Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus

Exciting special exhibitions in the former Kornkasten of Steinhaus show, how mining has shaped the lives of the people in and around the mines. In fact, the location Steinhaus perfectly matches the show mine with climatic gallery in the nearby location of Prettau.

Be it pitmen, mining operator or women employed in the mine – visitors are offered interesting insights into the various lives of miners in the former Kornkasten in the centre of Steinhaus. Photos, words and sounds, together with personal objects, tell about success and dispensability, good and times.

History

In the middle of the 15th century, Steinhaus has become the administrative centre of the copper mine in Prettau. Here, all goods were store that were necessary for the mine, such as corn for the pitmen or resources for the working tools. Around 1700, the building with characteristic red front was built. Until the end of the 19th century, it was a food storage. After many years of vacancy, there is the Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus today.

Mining tradition in Ahrntal

We recommend the combined ticket for both localities if the provincial Mining Museum in Tauferer Ahrntal: This allows you to visit the special exhibition in the former Kornkasten and to participate in a guided tour at location Prettau. In Steinhaus, you are offered guided tours through the historical village centre too. In summer, there are special programmes for kids, where they playfully get acquainted with the world of mining.

Further information & opening hours:

Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus
+39 0474 651043
steinhaus@landesmuseen.it
www.bergbaumuseum.it

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Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus

In the former Kornkasten (granary) of Steinhaus, visitors will learn more about how mining has shaped life in Tauferer Ahrntal watching special exhibitions.

© Landesmuseum Bergbau Südtirol - Armin Terzer
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus

In the former Kornkasten (granary) of Steinhaus, visitors will learn more about how mining has shaped life in Tauferer Ahrntal watching special exhibitions.

© Landesmuseum Bergbau Südtirol - Armin Terzer
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus

In the former Kornkasten (granary) of Steinhaus, visitors will learn more about how mining has shaped life in Tauferer Ahrntal watching special exhibitions.

© Landesmuseum Bergbau Südtirol - Armin Terzer
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus

In the former Kornkasten (granary) of Steinhaus, visitors will learn more about how mining has shaped life in Tauferer Ahrntal watching special exhibitions.

© Landesmuseum Bergbau Südtirol - Armin Terzer
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus

In the former Kornkasten (granary) of Steinhaus, visitors will learn more about how mining has shaped life in Tauferer Ahrntal watching special exhibitions.

© Landesmuseum Bergbau Südtirol - Armin Terzer
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus

In the former Kornkasten (granary) of Steinhaus, visitors will learn more about how mining has shaped life in Tauferer Ahrntal watching special exhibitions.

© Landesmuseum Bergbau Südtirol - Armin Terzer
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus
Provincial Mining Museum Location Steinhaus

In the former Kornkasten (granary) of Steinhaus, visitors will learn more about how mining has shaped life in Tauferer Ahrntal watching special exhibitions.

© Landesmuseum Bergbau Südtirol - Armin Terzer