plan your visit

Adventure awaits… let us help you plan your trip to Strataca and you’ll be exploring the mine in no time! School, family, or business, we’ve got you covered!

FOR FAMILIES

Embark on a new adventure with your family and make memories that will last a lifetime.

FOR SCHOOLS

Participate in our Salt Academy or Book a field trip for your class.

FOR Businesses

Reserve our underground event center or sign up for a corporate membership.

BECOME A MEMBER

A Strataca membership earns you many benefits, but more importantly, you become a part of our underground community.

Ready for an adventure?

Frequenty Asked Questions

Tours are generally 2 hours; however, it’s a self-guided tour so it may slower or faster based on how time you take to go through the exhibits.

This tour is a self-guided tour. If you have any questions the staff are there to answer your questions.

No, the Museum requires all guests to be at least 4 years old and over.

No, the Museum requires all guests to be at least 4 years old and over.

The Museum takes the last tour underground at 3pm because it does take the average guests 2 hours.

No, we do have vending underground that serves light snacks and drinks.

No, guests are not allowed to bring food or drinks underground. Don’t worry, the Museum has food and drinks available for purchase in the gift shop.

You are able to take both your purse and your cell phone underground. We highly encourage guests to use our storage lockers across from the bathrooms to store their belongs while you venture underground.

We have a section underground that our guests are able to take off their hard hats.

It is a nice 68 degrees all year round underground.

Yes, shoes are required. We also expect our guests to wear a shirt too.
Guests are expected to wear shoes that are comfy, cozy.

Yes, the tours are handicap accessible outside the train and the salt safari.

Part of the entire tour is the hoist, which takes 90 seconds to travel 650 feet underground. Otherwise, the rest of the tour is in a large open space.

Absolutely, the Museum is very well lighted. Otherwise, the tours that go into the mine have either flashlights or flood lights that light the way.

The gift shop is located underground.

The Museum recommends that all of guests reserve tickets. It is not required but it secures your visit. Without your reservation, you may not be able to get on the next available tour.

Yes, walk-ins are available, however, the Museum recommends that all of guests reserve tickets. If you walk-in you may not be able to get on the next available tour.

Yes, the Museum recommends all of guests reserve tickets even if they have a membership. It is not required but it secures your visit. Without your reservation, you may not be able to get on the next available tour.

Yes, the Museum has two sets of restrooms underground. One set of restrooms near the hoist underground and the other set across from the gift shop.

The yellow badges that some guests receive indicate the times they go on our Salt Safari. The Salt Safari is a specialized tour that is a 1-hour tour that goes out into the 1950 section of the mine.

The yellow hat that some guests receive indicate that they are going on the Salt Safari. The Salt Safari is a specialized tour that is a 1-hour tour that goes out into the 1950 section of the mine.

Yes, all guests are required to watch the safety video before they go underground.

All day admission pass at Cosmosphere is equivalent to Strataca’s blast pass. The guests receives $5 dollars is off their admission to the second location.

WHAT TO EXPECT

No Children under 4

Children must be 4 years or older to go underground and must be accompanied by an adult.

Bring a Jacket

It is always 68 degrees underground; you may get cold.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY

General underground admission and the dark ride are handicap accessible. The train ride and salt safari are not. For more information, contact us.

check in early

Check in 15 minutes prior to your tour time.

Allow 2 Hours

The full tour takes around 2 hours. If you have somewhere to be after, keep this in mind.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

For the safety of our guests, guns, knives, laser pointers, tobacco products, and pets are prohibited.

Service animals are allowed.