Bergbaumuseum
Bergbaumuseum

Mountain farmers’ museum Wildschönau

The historic walls of the “z’Bach” museum in Wildschönau would have much to tell about farmers’ lives in Tyrol

In a beautiful ancient farmstead dating back to 1795, about 1,200 exhibits teach you more about the hard farmers' lives in Tyrol. Either wooden butter forms or scythes, copper jars or old pens, there is much to see! More exhibits are presented in theme specific rooms: One of them is dedicated to the minister Thaler, who in the 1930s emigrated to Dreizehnlinden in Brasil, another to the family of actors Hörbiger, originating in the high valley of the Wildschönau.

But not only the museum deserves to be visited. In the barn floor, in which in winter corn was threshed, as well as in the cowshed, there are events taking place on a regular basis. Moreover the farm-women of the Wildschönau offer local delicacies that you absolutely have to taste. Very popular is also the farmer's market taking place every Thursday afternoon in summertime.

A visit to the museum can be well combined with a walk on the Franziskus Trail. Basing on "The Canticle of the Sun by St. Francis of Assisi", the sculptor Hubert Flörl created 9 bronze stations along this path. It stretches between Niederau and Oberau, taking past the mountain farmers' museum (Bergbauernmuseum Wildschönau). An ideal excursion destination!

Contact info

Opening times

  • Mon 04 Mar closed
  • Tue 05 Mar closed
  • Wed 06 Mar 12:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 07 Mar closed
  • Fri 08 Mar closed
  • Sat 09 Mar closed
  • Sun 10 Mar closed

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Winter 2024 (10/01/2024 - 27/03/2024)

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

Spring closure 2024 (28/03/2024 - 11/05/2024)

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

Spring 2024 (12/05/2024 - 07/07/2024)

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

Whit Monday 2024 (20/05/2024) closed

Corpus Christi 2024 (30/05/2024) closed

Admission

€ 6.00 adults
€ 6.00 young people (16-18 years)

free for children under 6 years
free with the Wildschönau Card

discount with the guest card
discount for children and young people (6-15 years)
discount for groups (more than 10 persons)

€ 80.00 tour rate (only on request, up to 20 people)
€ 40.00 special opening (by reservation)

More information

The museum stays open in summer and in winter, in winter visit of the museum with hot punch/mulled wine for groups of 10 and more persons on reservation (till February 2, 2024).

Special openings all year round on request. Summer season start 2024 on May 12.

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