Asse II mine

Short information about the Asse II mine

The Asse II mine is a former extraction mine whose requirements are clearly different from today’s requirements for a repository mine. Altogether, the miners created a cavity volume of about 5 million cubic metres. Today, only a small part is still accessible.


Info centre & public tours

The Info Asse provides all the information to the public about the Asse II minesite and the the retrieval of the radioactive waste. Visitors can view an exhibition, obtain other information material and see for themselves how the situation underground actually is during a tour.