Explore the miners’ route in Wieliczka Salt Mine

Ever wanted to get a taste of a miner’s life? This active expedition will take you down the oldest existing mine shaft.

Geared up with the mining equipment and protective clothes, you will descend into the darkness of the mine. Your guide, known as the Foreman, will ask you to perform some tasks. In this manner, you’ll become a novice miner and will be shown the ropes of this demanding profession.

The trail allows you to discover the inner workings of the mine. You can measure the concentration of methane, dig and transport salt, set the path and explore unknown chambers. You will also experience the daily routine of underground life and the secrets of mining traditions and rituals, and experience first-hand the real taste of miners’ work.

Be advised that the tour is open to visitors of 10 years of age and older. Don’t forget to bring warm clothes and comfortable waterproof footwear.