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Freundsberg Castle

Freundsberg Castle hosts the Schwaz Municipal Museum and is a very popular place for weddings.

In the south of Schwaz, Freundsberg Castle stands on a steep hill. The castle complex dates back to 1150 AD and used to be the main seat of the Knights of Freundsberg. First there used to be a residential tower, in which today parts of the original frescoes can be admired, but when Archduke Sigismund purchased the castle and court in the 15th century, he had it rebuilt. The beautiful castle church of the late Renaissance period was added to the complex in 1634-1637.

From 1812, Schwaz has been in possession of the castle complex in which in 1948 the Schwaz Municipal Museum in the donjon was inaugurated. A very suitable place! It provides an interesting insight into the cultural and ecological development of the Silver Town and tells stories about the history of mining in Schwaz, the Schützen, and on the upper floor it takes you on a journey back in the time of Sigismund of Austria. The castle church of the Renaissance, however, is decorated by beautiful altars and statuaries as well as a fresco illustrating the Fourteen Auxiliary Saints.

The castle also contains a tavern that is ideal for celebrations in a knightly ambience. Treat your palate with spareribs and roasted knuckle of pork, or simply enjoy your day with a glass of good wine, a coffee or home-made cake. From the terrace you can enjoy a breathtaking view on the city!

Contact info

Opening times

  • Tue 24 Nov closed
  • Wed 25 Nov closed
  • Thu 26 Nov closed
  • Fri 27 Nov closed
  • Sat 28 Nov closed
  • Sun 29 Nov closed
  • Mon 30 Nov closed

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COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Closure (11/02/2020 - 12/06/2020)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Schwaz Municipal Museum (05/15/2020 - 10/31/2020)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 17:00

Admission

€ 3.50 adults
€ 2.50 seniors, students
free admission up to 15 years

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