The Rammelsberg is a mountain, 635m high, on the northern edge of the Harz, south of the town of Goslar in the north German state of Lower Saxony. The mountain is the location of an important mine, the only mine which had been working continuously for over 1,000 years when it finally closed in 1988. Since 1992, the visitors mine of Rammelsberg has become a UNESCO World heritage site. With its wealth of nearly 30 million tonnes of ore the Rammelsberg influenced the history and development of the town of Goslar.
A number of tours are offered: Roeder Gallery Tour and Mine Railway Tour: several times daily Ore Dressing Plant: daily at 1:45 pm or pre-booking required Adventure Tour with Tscherper-Meal in the mine: pre-booking required. Opening Times: Daily from 9.00 - 16.00 (except 24th and 31st December) Cost: Adults 13 euro, Children 8.00 euro.