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 25 Jun 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 26 Jun 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 27 Jun 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 28 Jun 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 29 Jun closed
  • Sun 30 Jun closed
  • Mon 01 Jul 10:00 - 18:00

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Summer start 2024 (03/06/2024 - 28/06/2024)

  • 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

Summer 2024 (01/07/2024 - 31/08/2024)

  • 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 2024 (15/08/2024) 10:00 - 18:00

Autumn start 2024 (02/09/2024 - 30/09/2024)

  • 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 closed
  • Sun closed

Special opening 2024 (07/09/2024) 10:00 - 18:00

Autumn 2024 (01/10/2024 - 26/10/2024)

  • 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 2024 (26/10/2024) 10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 18:00

Autumn closure 2024 (27/10/2024 - 13/12/2024)

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

Admission

free admission to the exhibition

guided tour (on request):
€ 4.00 groups (10 and more persons)

combined ticket guided tour and something sweet:
€ 8.00 per person

More information

The combined ticket for a guided tour of the exhibition in the High Tauern National Park Centre and something sweet at the Matrei Valley Market is available on request.

The exhibition "Tauern Views - Awesome Moments" stays open in summer and in winter, summer season start 2024 on June 3, winter season start 2024/25 in mid-December.

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