Attractions

Mine in Hallstatt

Salzwelten

The fascinating Salzbergwerk (salt mine) is situated high above Hallstatt on Salzberg (Salt Mountain) and is the lake's major cultural attraction. The bilingual German-English tour details how salt is formed and the…
Church in Hallstatt

Beinhaus

This small ossuary contains rows of neatly stacked skulls, painted with decorative designs and the names of their former owners. Bones have been exhumed from the overcrowded graveyard since 1600, and although the pr…
Museum in Hallstatt

Weltkulturerbe Museum

This multimedia museum covers the region’s history of Iron Age/Celtic occupation and salt mining. All explanations are in German and English. Its Celtic and Roman excavations are still going on beneath sports shop D…
Museum in Hallstatt

Dachsteinsport Janu

The Weltkulturerbe Museum's Celtic and Roman excavation work can be peeked at downstairs in Dachsteinsport Janu, a shop opposite the tourist office. There's an exhibition grave but it's an ongoing project, so there'…