Slate factory

Slate factory

A unique piece of Glarus industrial history. In this factory, founded in 1898, they mainly used to make school writing slates, involving over 30 different processes, and later score boards for card games and other souvenirs. Here, in the only...more

Mine Landesplattenberg

Mine Landesplattenberg

Slate mining defined the history of Elm and the Sernft Valley up to the 19th century. Today the "Landesplattenberg Engi", a former slate mine, is open to guided tours.more

Restaurant Munggä Hüttä, 1740m

Restaurant Munggä...

The Munggä Hüttä is a treasure at the heart of the Elm winter sports...more

Slate factory

A unique piece of Glarus industrial history. In this factory, founded in 1898, they mainly used to make school writing slates, involving over 30 different processes, and later score boards for card games and other souvenirs. Here, in the only working slate factory in Switzerland, the slate dust, sawdust and smell of lime are combined with the latest educational approach to museums (group guided tours only, by arrangement).

Mine Landesplattenberg

Slate mining defined the history of Elm and the Sernft Valley up to the 19th century. Today the "Landesplattenberg Engi", a former slate mine, is open to guided tours.

Slate mining defined the history of Elm and the Sernft Valley right up into the 19th century. Today the "Landesplattenberg Engi", a former slate mine, is open for guided tours.

Restaurant Munggä Hüttä, 1740m

The Munggä Hüttä is a treasure at the heart of the Elm winter sports area. The culinary specialities, fantastic alpine panorama and cosy "Relax Zone" make a stop here an unforgettable experience. Restaurant Munggä-Hüttli is located in the middle of the skiing area. It can be reached by skiing, snowboarding or by foot via the winter hiking trail. Large panorama-terrace with Munggä-Bar.

Vreni Schneider Piste

One of the world’s best ski racers hailed from Glarus – Vreni Schneider dominated the ski racing scene in the 1980s and 1990s. A varied downhill run in her home village of Elm was even named in honour of this queen of the piste.