Plan your visit


Tours seven days a week, all year round. Book your date and time!
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  • From the end of the school Christmas holidays until 1 April:
    • Mondays to Fridays: individual tour. at 2.00 PM.
    • At weekends and during the school spring holidays from 26 February
      2022 to 6 March 2022: individual tours at 12.00 noon, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3.00 PM.
  • 1 April to 1 November
    • Tours seven days a week between 10.00 AM and 5.00 PM. Tours begin at least twice an hour, departing on the hour and at half an hour.
  • 1 November until the start of the school Christmas holidays:
    • Daily individual tours at 11:00 AM, 12:00 noon, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and
      3:00 PM.

Individual tours

An individual tour lasts approximately 75 minutes and includes the viewing of a special film about mining in the Netherlands. Book your date and time! Click here

Groups (20 or more)

The Steenkolenmijn is open daily all year round from 9.00 AM for group visits. By reservation only. A group discount of € 1.75 per person applies to groups of 20 or more.


The Steenkolenmijn is closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Carnival Sunday and Carnival Monday.

Admission Prices

koempels1Guided tours seven days a week, all year round.

Individual visitors

  • Adults: € 12.00
  • Children age 0-4: free
  • Children age 5-17: € 9.00
  • Discounts: Limburgpass, Dutch under-30 youth pass.
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Groups (20 or more)

Guided tours all year round, by reservation only.

  • Adults: € 10.00
  • Secondary school pupils: € 7.50(free admission for one accompanying adult per 20 pupils)
  • Primary school pupils: € 7.00
    (free admission for one accompanying adult per 20 pupils)

Tour guides

You are only required to book a guide for group visits, combination arrangements, or extensive evening tours. You should book one guide per 20-35 people. Our guides speak Dutch, German, and/or English. The guides are former mine workers. Hiring a guide costs €20.00.

Telephone: +31 (0)43 601 24 91
Fax: +31 (0)43 601 65 50

Daelhemergroeve restaurant

You are welcome to enjoy a bite to eat or something to drink in the warm and welcoming Daelhemergroeve restaurant after the tour. Try the Valkenburg cave beer. The underfloor heating guarantees a cosy temperature in the restaurant.