The barite museum in Medebach-Dreislar shows what beautiful "blossoms" the mineral barite can produce. The exhibition also captivates mining laymen, thanks to a multimedia presentation that puts rock science in a completely new atmosphere.
Exciting, descriptive information makes the museum attractive for young and old. Here, past and present are up close and personal. On display boards you can vividly follow our planet through the ages. In the reconstructed show gallery you can feel the mining atmosphere of Dreislar's 230-year mining history.
In the museum store you can find raw and semi-precious stones, jewelry, minerals and souvenirs.
For a rental fee of 1,- Euro you can use an audio guide. Talk time: approx. 1 hour / Languages: German, Dutch, French and English.
Open usually from March to October: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 pm. As a group of visitors with at least 10 persons you have the possibility to book an appointment outside the regular opening hours (see website of the museum).
Text source: Touristik-Gesellschaft Medebach mbH