Museum Schloss Bruck Lienz
Museum Schloss Bruck Lienz

Bruck Castle

For 70 years now, Bruck Castle on the castle hill above Lienz is the museum of the East Tyrolean town.

Bruck Castle (Schloss Bruck) was built in the 13th century as residence castle of the Counts of Gorizia. Its name derives from the bridge (in German "Brücke") at its foot. From the donjon you can look on the entire basin of Lienz and the lower Iseltal valley. A great view on the surroundings has been crucial for the defensiveness and representation.

In the course of time, Bruck Castle had different roles to play: residence castle of the Counts of Gorizia, administrative seat of the Lords of Wolkenstein-Rodenegg, weapons stockpile, military hospital, and brewery. The Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity occupies a special place: The two-storey Romanesque building is decorated with beautiful Gothic fresco cycles by Simon von Taisten and Andrä Peuerweg. Today it is the showpiece of the castle tour, and a venue for civil ceremonies.

The venerable building, in possession of the town of Lienz, houses the Regional Museum of Lienz with its gallery of the East Tyrolean expressionist Albin Egger-Lienz (1868-1926). In the western wing you can admire contemporary art. From the parking space at the foot of the castle hill, a 5-minute walk takes you to the museum: The castle park is known to host about 15 different species of bats. A theme trail with five stations will let you know better these interesting nocturnal animals.

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Opening times

  • Fri 24 Sep 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sat 25 Sep 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sun 26 Sep 10:00 - 16:00
  • Mon 27 Sep closed
  • Tue 28 Sep closed
  • Wed 29 Sep 10:00 - 16:00
  • Thu 30 Sep 10:00 - 16:00

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Regional Museum Lienz (06/25/2021 - 10/26/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed 10:00 - 16:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 16:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 16:00

Admission

€ 8.50 adults (Regional Museum Lienz)
€ 3.00 adults (only west wing or tower)
€ 6.50 seniors 65+, people with disabilities
€ 2.50 young people (up to 18 years), students (up to 27 years)
€ 17.00 family ticket (2 adults with children under 18 years)

free for children under 6 years
free with the Osttirol Card

groups:
€ 3.00 school classes (educational programme)
€ 6.50 groups (min. 10 persons)
€ 12.00 Castle Package (admission, sparkling wine, guided tour)

combined ticket (Bruck Castle and Aguntum):
€ 11.50 adults
€ 9.50 groups (min. 10 persons), seniors
€ 23.00 family ticket (2 adults with children under 18 years)

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Open on public holidays.

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