Silver mine Schwaz

Schwaz was previously a rich city thanks to the silver mine. It was the mining metropolis of the Middle Ages, because in its heyday 85 percent of silver were mined here, which was then traded worldwide.
The call did not come by chance: Finally, the miners had to offer depth knowledge in mining. The silver mining made Schwaz also to the second largest town in the Habsburg Empire. Discover 800 meters underground a fascinating network of tunnels and learn more about the hard life of the miners.