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

  • Wed 07 Dec closed
  • Thu 08 Dec closed
  • Fri 09 Dec closed
  • Sat 10 Dec closed
  • Sun 11 Dec closed
  • Mon 12 Dec 13:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 13 Dec 13:00 - 17:00

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Autumn closure 2022 (10/27/2022 - 12/11/2022)

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

Winter 2022/23 (12/12/2022 - 03/17/2023)

  • Mon 13:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 13:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 13:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 13:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 13:00 - 17:00
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Christmas' Eve 2022 (12/24/2022) closed

Christmas 2022 (12/25/2022) closed

Boxing Day 2022 (12/26/2022) closed

New Year's Eve 2022 (12/31/2022) closed

New Year 2023 (01/01/2023) closed

Epiphany 2023 (01/06/2023) closed

Admission

exhibition:
free admission

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

€ 4.00 audio guide

More information

Guided tours on request. Audio guide available in English, German and Italian language.

Autumn closure from the end of October to mid-December. The exhibition "Tauern Views - Awesome Moments" stays open also in summer, the summer season 2023 will start in early June.

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