Euroregion Elbe/Labe

Museum of Gold in Saxony, Neustadt

Gold and minerals experience site - incl. washing gold yourself

The oldest documented gold mines in all of Saxony are located here in the region. The exhibition presents interesting and exciting facts about gold and minerals in the Hohwald. In addition to historical information about the history of gold prospecting in Upper Lusatia, there is the opportunity to try your hand at panning for gold or to purchase the corresponding equipment. Jewelry, minerals from all over the world, literature and other souvenirs are also for sale.

For hiking enthusiasts, guided natural history tours through the world of stones and gold in Hohwald are offered.

You can find the museum behind the restaurant Erbgericht Berthelsdorf.


Bischofswerdaer Straße 113
01844 Neustadt

Opening hours

Wed - Sat: 10.00 - 16.00 hrs

Sun - Tue: closed


Adults: 5,00 €

starting from 10 persons: 4,50 €

children 5-16 years: 3,00 €

starting from 10 children: 2,50 €

Family ticket: 15,00 €

2 adults + 3 children
each additional child - 16 years 2,50 €


washing gold yourself, equipment for rent

guided tours, hikes

On closing days groups of 10 people or more possible with advance reservation!

restaurant next door


The bus stop "Erbgericht, Berthelsdorf/Hohwald" directions_railway directions_bus is about 200 meters from the museum.

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