Tellure is a modern complex , fully covered , housing a panoramic cinema , optical theater, a museum audio guide , a shop and a snack bar …
All built on a real silver mine of the sixteenth century, St John Engelsbourg mine .
DO VISITORS HAVE A GUIDE FOR THE UNDERGROUND TOURS?
Yes, the mine tour is carried out by a trilingual guide (FR, DE, EN)
HOW OLD MUST CHILDREN BE TO ENTER THE MINE?
There is no minimum age. Children must be capable of walking for 1 hour (80 metres) and/or be carried in a baby carrier.
IS A HELMET NECESSARY?
Yes, and it’s provided along with a poncho and a mob cap.
IS SPECIFIC EQUIPMENT REQUIRED?
No, not specific equipment but we recommend you wear closed shoes and a sweater (10°C in the mine).
HOW LONG DOES THE TOUR LAST?
The visit lasts 2 hours in all: 1 hour for the museum area and 1 hour for the guided tour in the mine galleries.
DOES THE SITE CLOSE DURING THE DAY?
No, Tellure is open between midday and 2pm, proposing light meals.
WHAT DOES THE MUSEUM TOUR INCLUDE?
An audio-guided museum area, a panoramic cinema and an optical theatre
SHOULD YOU RESERVE?
No, for the standard mine visit.
Yes, for the caving adventures.