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Worth it for the fun of excavating your garnets

This attraction consists of s small museum, explaining how garnets are found and with examples of... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2015
Helen P
London, United Kingdom
Interesting and great for children

You can mine for your own garnet stones there. The staff was very helpful and the whole experience... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2015
Vienna, Austria
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Granatium - on the Garnet Trail! Garnet Exhibition & Garnet Mine At our garnet exhibition you will have the opportunity to not only see garnets mined from our local region, but from all over the world. There is also an annually changing theme room...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Klammweg 10, Radenthein 9545, Austria
+43 664 1954303
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Great idea for inside entertainment at the raining day! This museum and tour met my expectations. Even more! It’s not big but well done! It took us 1,5 hours to admire the stones and excavate our own rocks! I got great help from staff David...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

A little mine to visite, suggested if it rains and you can do anything else. A short and boring museum with a short travel in the mine (on foot not with trail). The better thing was at the end of the mine, when we came...More

Thank Sig G
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

I thought the Granatium was quite interesting, however, what really disappointed me was all the destroyed beautiful garnets in the area where the public could hammer for themselves. Is it really necessary? Wouldn't it just be as interesting if the guides would demonstrate this process...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Felt like a child again whe cacking out stones 👍. A nice little shop where you can buy accessoaries

Thank Maria D
Reviewed September 7, 2015

This attraction consists of s small museum, explaining how garnets are found and with examples of other semi-precious stones as well, a short walk through old garnet mines, and then an opportunity to excavate your own garnets. My 9 year old daughter really enjoyed it....More

2  Thank Helen P
Granatium, Manager at Granatium, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2015

Dear Helen, thank you very much for yr visit, we are glad that you enjoyed yr visit with us. I guess you must have visited us on a rainy, that means very very busy day, only on these days visitor entrance is at fixed times...More

Reviewed September 2, 2015

We arrived here at afternoon - around 2pm -, so finding a parking place was quite difficult. Because the weather wasn't so good there were many visitors too, so we had to wait for three-quarter of an hour until our guided tour started. It wasn't...More

Thank Zoltan N
Reviewed August 13, 2015

You can mine for your own garnet stones there. The staff was very helpful and the whole experience was informative and fun.

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Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

On Decembre the stone carving was not open. As we were explained because the cold stones are difficult to extract. We could visit the museum for 20+ euro from a family, but decided that gazing over the stones in their shop is much similar and...More

Thank rymichael
Granatium, Manager at Granatium, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2014

Dear Michael, thank you very much for yr visit in Granatium. Actually we do not understand this rating when you did not even visit our Museum. Upon yr arrival we gave you all the necessary Information and we did not tell you!! that the stones...More

Reviewed September 9, 2013

Beautifully located in the lake district of Carinthia, this is a really great place to spend half a day. Better to go in nice weather, because it's mostly an outdoor activity and the setting is so pretty that you will want to wander about. First...More

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