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.

Contact info

Opening times

  • Fri 24 Mar 10:00 - 12:00
  • Sat 25 Mar closed
  • Sun 26 Mar closed
  • Mon 27 Mar 14:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 28 Mar 14:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 29 Mar 14:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 30 Mar 14:00 - 17:00

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Winter 2023 (01/09/2023 - 04/06/2023)

  • Mon 14:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 14:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 14:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 14:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 12:00
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed


free admission

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

€ 4.00 audio guide

More information

Guided tours for groups of 10 and more persons on request. Audio guide in EN, IT, DE. Season closure in spring (early April to early June) and in autumn (end of October to mid-December).

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