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Tours and Entrance Fees



Take a tour of the hammer forge together with the blacksmith. After the hammer is put in motion, visit the exhibit of objects forged and the folk art gallery. "Ne Schmied sei Fraa" (A Blacksmith's Wife) will then take you through the hammer manor house and show you her handiwork: lacemaking.

Fees for the tour:
Durationabout 50 minutes
Feesadults €5.00; red. €3.00
Datesalways on the hour


On every other Saturday of the month, the Hammerbund Frohnau e. V. gives historic forging demonstrations in the hammer forge.

Prices: Forging Demonstration Fronhauer Hammer
Durationabout 1 hour
Fees€6.00 per person
Dateson the second Saturday of every month at 6pm
Group sizeGuaranteed to happen with a group of 10 or more people, please register ahead of time


Look over the shoulder of artist blacksmiths on Mühlentag (Milling Day) to observe them hard at work with fire and iron and be astounded by the variety of objects created.

Prices: Artistic Forging Fronhauer Hammer
Feesadults €5.00; red. €3.00
DatesEvery White Monday, all day
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The forge fire burns in the great fireplace, fueled by the two bellows. Right before your eyes, hammer journeymen forge the glowing iron with the small hammer. A piece of bacon, a heel of bread, and a hearty sip will give you strength and warm you up from the inside out!

Fees for the tour: Glowing Iron, Flying Sparks Frohnhauer Hammer
Durationabout 90 minutes
FeesGroups of up to 20 people €160.00
Per additional person €8.00
Dates Only with advanced reservation

Tour Fees

Entrance Fees include the tour fee.

Entrance Fees Frohnauer Hammer
(applicable for children 6 years or older, students, trainees, severely disabled, owners of family passes from the city of Annaberg-Buchholz, and owners of social passes from the Free State of Saxony as well as ALG II recipients)
Groups (ten people or more)adults €4.00
red. €2.50
Family card (two adults with more than one child)€12.00
Guest and discount cards
(€0.50 discount) for
Gästekarte Erzgebirge (Guest Card Ore Mountains), Adam Ries Card, Freie Presse Card, Envia Card, and VR BankCard
Combined ticket for city museums:
Manufacture of Dreams
Ore Mountains Museum
Frohnauer Hammer
Single ticket
adults €14.50; red. €9.00
Family ticket (2 adults and at least one child)
Free admissionEvery first Thursday of the month, children and youth up to 18 years of age are admitted for free. We ask that groups register in writing at least one week in advance.


Mailing Address
Frohnauer Hammer
Sehmatalstraße 3
09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
phone number
+49 3733 22000
fax number
+49 3733 671277
Opening Times
Tuesday - Sunday + Public Holidays
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (start of the last tour)
Also open on Mondays in Advent, Dec. 24th on request; closed on Dec. 25th and Jan. 1st; Dec. 31st 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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