From silver to clean energy

The Drei-Brüder-Schacht in Freiberg/Zug was used to mine silver ore from 1800 to 1898. After the drop in silver mining in the region, Europe’s first cavern power plant was built here between 1913 and 1914.

Discover Drei-Brüder-Schacht
Kraftwerk unter Tage – Historische Ansicht
Welterbe

»Glück auf!«

We are the “Drei-Brüder-Schacht” support association. With creativity, engineering spirit and strength of muscles, we have jointly dedicated to preserving and publishing the unique technical-montane-historical site of Drei-Brüder-Schacht.

Upcoming events

20

August

09:30

Arno-Lippmann-Schacht Altenberg

Besuch des Arno Lippmann Schachtes

Zinnwalder Str. 5

11

September

10:00

Drei-Brüder-Schacht

Tag des Denkmals

Vom Silber zur sauberen Energie

15

September

19:00

Drei-Brüder-Schacht

Stand der Arbeiten im Rothschönberger Stolln

15

October

16:00

Drei-Brüder-Schacht

30 Jahre Förderverein Drei-Brüder-Schacht

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