ballhaus imst
ballhaus imst

Museum at the Ballhaus

This museum is placed in a building which originally was a magazine for cloth balls, and documents the history of Imst.

The Museum im Ballhaus (MiB) is closely connected to the town of Imst and illustrates its history in a very descriptive way. This is the right place for those who are interested in culture and history, as in the museum you can retrace the lively past of the town by objets d'art.

The museum is hosted in a building dating back to the 16th century, which originally was a magazine for cloth balls. This is also the reason why it is today called "Ballhaus". The Ball House was restored, the rooms were adapted, and the Museum at the Ballhaus was opened in 2003. The attic floor is venue for various special exhibitions. A visit is like a travel across various epoques, from the urn field culture and the guild system in the Middle Ages to modern arts in Imst.

A highlight is undoubtedly the Ursuline crib of 1790. The 237 figurines are equipped with clothes and embroidery, and the background of the setting is 5 metres high, which makes the crib the largest one of Tyrol. Also mining is a topic of the museum, so that a visit can be perfectly combined with a tour to the Open-Air Mining Museum Gurgltal.

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Opening times

  • Wed 07 Dec closed
  • Thu 08 Dec 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 09 Dec 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 10 Dec 09:00 - 12:00
  • Sun 11 Dec closed
  • Mon 12 Dec closed
  • Tue 13 Dec 14:00 - 18:00

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Winter 2022/23 (11/15/2022 - 04/29/2023)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 14:00 - 18:00
  • Wed closed
  • Thu 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 12:00
  • Sun closed

Immaculate Conception 2022 (12/08/2022) 14:00 - 18:00

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

Easter 2023 (04/09/2023) closed

Easter Monday 2023 (04/10/2023) closed


€ 3.00 adults
€ 2.00 students (from 15 years on)
€ 1.00 surcharge for guided tour

free for children up to 14 years
free with the Imst Guest Card

combined ticket Museum at the Ballhaus and House of Fasnacht:
€ 6.00 adults

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The Museum at the Ballhaus stays open all year round, Saturday closed if public holiday.

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