Coal mine Käpfnach

Käpfnach / Horgen

Equipped with a helmet and good shoes, this is a fun trip for the whole family and a chance to find out lots of interesting facts about the history of mining.

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Language:
de, en, fr, it

Duration:
1/2 day

Persons:
1 - 20

Cost:
Yes

Season:
Summer

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The mining museum located in the former coal repository provides visitors with a fascinating insight into the 100-year old mining tradition in Horgen-Käpfnach and also explains how coal is formed. There are films, display boards and exhibits of mining lamps, tool and fossils. This is followed by a 1.4 kilometer rail ride through the dark mining tunnel - a thrilling adventure for visitors of all ages!

How to get there:
S-Bahn Line 2 or 8, or by a Lake Zürich boat to Horgen, then by local bus No. 4 or No. 5 to the Käpfnach stop. It is also possible to take a ferry from Meilen to Horgen. The Museum is a 15-minute walk.

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