Nationalparkhaus Osttirol
Nationalparkhaus Osttirol

Exhibition “Tauern Views - Awesome Moments”

The exhibition “Tauern Views - Awesome Moments” can be visited in the High Tauern National Park Centre in Matrei in East Tyrol.

In the former elementary school of Matrei in Osttirol, a listed building from 1866, the High Tauern National Park Centre is located. It houses the permanent exhibition "Tauern Views - Awesome Moments" (Tauernblicke - Momente des Staunens) which was opened on the occasion of the National Park Centre's 25th birthday. On two floors the exhibition gives spectacular insights into the High Tauern National Park, among others with 360° videos.

One of the most impressive videos, is the film shooting of the Grossglockner, with its 3,798 m the highest mountain of Austria. In total six adventure rooms are dedicated to the alpine world and the interesting flora and fauna of the High Tauern National Park. Also the most known spots are on show, such as the imposing Umbal Falls, the impressive glaciers or the Jagdhausalm alpine pasture at the end of the Defereggen Valley, which is among the oldest alpine pastures of Austria.

National park ranger tell you many interesting details about the living conditions in the High Tauern. Besides golden eagles and lammergeiers, also Alpine salamanders and Alpine ibexes are living in the mountain group. The exhibition is topped off with a kid's corner for the young visitors. You can park your car on the church square of Matrei.

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Opening times

  • Tue 28 Jun 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 29 Jun 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 30 Jun 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 01 Jul 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 02 Jul 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 03 Jul 14:00 - 18:00
  • Mon 04 Jul 10:00 - 18:00

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June 2022 (06/01/2022 - 06/30/2022)

  • Mon 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Whit Monday 2022 (06/06/2022) 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00

Corpus Christi 2022 (06/16/2022) 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00

Summer 2022 (07/01/2022 - 08/31/2022)

  • Mon 10:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 14:00 - 18:00

Feast of the Assumption 2022 (08/15/2022) 10:00 - 18:00

Autumn 2022 (09/01/2022 - 10/28/2022)

  • Mon 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Austrian National Day 2022 (10/26/2022) 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00

Admission

exhibition:
free admission

guided tours:
€ 4.00 adults
€ 3.00 students
€ 3.00 children

€ 4.00 audio guide

More information

Special exhibition 2022: "Highlights from 30 years High Tauern National Park in Tyrol".

The exhibition is open in summer and in winter, the winter season will start around Christmas. Guided tours on request. Audio guide available in English, German and Italian language.

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