Stahlberger Erbstollen

Bergbaumuseum Müsen

Useful Information

Location: Hilchenbach-Müsen. Turn into Kirchgasse at the church, turn left into Glück-Auf-Straße, on the left side.
Open: MAR to OCT 2nd Sun in month 14:30-16:30. During summer school holidays every Sun. [2006]
Fee: Adults EUR 3, Children (6-14) EUR 2, Children (0-5) free. Groups (15+): Adults EUR 2.50, Children (6-14) EUR 1.50. [2006]
Classification: MineIron Mine
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours:
Address: Bergbaumuseum Müsen, Altenberg und Stahlberg e.V., Auf der Stollenhalde 4, 57271 Hilchenbach-Müsen, Tel: +49-2732-25589.
Rolf Golze, Tel: +49-170-4114260.
Gerhard Klein, Tel: +49-2733-128340.
Martin Krause, Tel: +49-2732-12732.
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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The iron ore at Stahlberg has an extraordinary high amount of 14% manganese, which made it possible for Medieval furnaces to produce steel instead of iron. This made it more valuable than other iron ores.