RS C muenze hall in tirol museum
RS C muenze hall in tirol museum

Hall Mint Museum

Hasegg Castle in the medieval town of Hall in Tirol is the birthplace of the dollar and the thaler.

With the aid of "Franz", the audioguide, visitors can investigate on 500 years of mint history and can even get on to the track of mint manipulators and technical sensations. Imposing machines and precious mints expect you and your family at the Hall Mint Museum. For young visitors, there is a child-tailored version of the audioguide and they can even exhibit their talents, becoming junior mint master.

The Mint Tower, symbol of the city, fascinates with light and sound effects and provides information on the history of the city in the Hall Municipal Museum. The computer terminal provides background information regarding city and architecture and makes visitors fly like a bird up the tower by means of a special computer programme. The ascent of the tower is rewarded by a fantastic view. The falcon area, however, hosts falcons that have been brought up in the tower and of course you can see these animals live.

In the integrated Museum of City Archeology you can watch archeologists at work. Items dating back to the Middle Ages, exhibited in the vitrines, reveal the hard life of these days. The triple-run circular staircase, which is an exceptional architectonic pecularity, takes you to the Europe Thaler, the largest silver thaler of the world, attracting visitors from all over with its 20 kg of silver. And in the end, in the shop of the museum, you can mint your own coin... great, isn't it?

Where: on Hasegg Castle, Hall in Tirol
Characteristics: here is the birthplace of the dollar and the thaler
Further information: phone: +43 5223 5855520,

Summer opening hours: from June to October 31, 2020
from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm

Winter opening hours: from November 2, 2020, to March 31, 2021
Nov 2 - mid-Jan 2021:
from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm
mid-Jan - mid-March 2021:
only for groups of at least 15 people (by reservation)
mid-March - March 31, 2021:
from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm

closed from Dec 22 - 26, on Dec 31, 2020, and on January 1, 2021

Ticket (adults):
8.00 Euros (Mint Museum) / 5.50 Euros (Mint Tower) / 11.50 Euros (combined ticket)
family ticket available (18.00 Euros / 13.00 Euros / 25.00 Euros)

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