Rabensteiner Stollen

Useful Information

Location: Ilfeld-Netzkater, Harz.
From B243/B80 turn north at Nordhausen, follow B4 through Ilfeld to Netzkater. Turn right in the village towards Hasselfelde, at the end of the village right.
Open: Summer daily 10-17, last tour 16.
Winter daily 10-16, last tour 15.
Fee: Adults EUR 5, Children (3-16) EUR 2,80, Family EUR 14,50.
Groups (15+): Adults EUR 4,50, Children (3-16) EUR 2,50.
Classification: coliery
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours: D=60 min.
Address: Steinkohlen-Besucherbergwerk Rabensteiner Stollen, 99768 Ilfeld-Netzkater/Harz, Tel: +49-36331-48153, Fax: +49-36331-49802. E-mail: contact
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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1737 coal discovered, mining started.
1770 mine closed to to quarrels about the ownership
1831 mine reopened.
1836 mine equipment destroyed by flood.
1848 mine reopened and leased to miners from Ilfeld.
1880 mining ended because of competitors with better quality coal.
1921 mining reopened because of economic situation.
1924 closed again.
1946 post war mining because of shortages.
1949 mining abandoned finally.
1981 opened as a show mine.
1990 Förderverein Rabenesteiner Stollen e.V. founded, who manages the show mine until today.