The salt experience – guided tours including registration form

Information about our guided tours

Ideal excursions for groups
Swiss Saltworks offers some ideal destinations for group excursions. The Schweizerhalle and Riburg saltworks and our “Die Salzkammer” museum are open for visits after prior agreement. An excursion to one of the sites of Swiss Saltworks will be a memorable experience for you and your group. Reserve a time and date for your visit right now, and let yourself be captivated by the world of salt!

NEW! Guided tours followed by an aperitif!

Design your own special event! As a new feature after your guided tour, we now offer you the option of concluding your event with a fine aperitif. Duration: about one hour after the tour. The maximum number of tour participants in the museum is 30 persons. Request further details.

Visiting times
By agreement, from Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Group sizes
Saltworks: groups from 1 to 60 persons  (suitable for school pupils in the 4th grade or higher).
Salzkammer: groups from 1 to 30 persons
(aged 18 or above, not suitable for schools).
The saltworks and the “Die Salzkammer” museum are not accessible for wheelchair users.

Usually: German. English, French or Italian by arrangement.

Saltworks: CHF 5.00 per person aged 16 or above (minimum inclusive charge per tour: CHF 50.00).
Salzkammer: CHF 8.00 per person; Saturdays CHF 10.00 per person
(minimum inclusive charge per tour: CHF 50.00). Tours are led by staff with expert knowledge.

Please note our hygiene and safety regulations:

  • Please follow the instructions given by the guides. Visitors must not leave the group during the tour.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and well-sealed footwear.
  • Our premises are not suitable for people who are not good on foot.
  • Your pets must stay at home.
  • Smoking is not permitted on our premises.
  • Photography and visual/video recording are not permitted except in the salt storage hall.
  • All liability is declined in case of failure to comply with the safety regulations.

Tel. +41 61 825 51 51
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Location map
Download location map as pdf

Catering facilities at Schweizerhalle
Gasthof zur Saline (inn): Tel. +41 61 821 61 72
Gasthof Solbad (inn): Tel. +41 61 821 52 40

Catering facilities at Riburg/Möhlin
Hotel/Restaurant Schiff: Tel. +41 61 851 11 29
Restaurant Riburg: Tel. +41 61 851 10 05

Access by public transport
To the Schweizerhalle saltworks/Salzkammer:

Bus no. 81 or no. 80 from Basel Aeschenplatz to the saltworks
Bus no. 81 from Liestal rail station to the saltworks
Bus no. 80 from Pratteln rail station to the saltworks
Scheduled boat service operated by the Basler Personenschifffahrt navigation company from Basel Schifflände or Rheinhafen/Dreiländereck to Schweizerhalle (April–October). Extra sailings for large groups are also possible outside of scheduled sailing times and seasons (information: Tel. +41 61 639 95 00).

To Riburg saltworks:
12 minutes on foot from Möhlin rail station

Registration form

Register now for a visit to the Swiss Saltworks!
(Fields flagged * must be completed!)

Company / school / group *
First name *
Last name *
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Telephone *
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I and my group would like to take part in the following tour
Number of persons
Desired timing
Alternative timing