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Museum St. Johann in Tirol

The Local Museum and the Gallery of St. Johann in Tirol are housed in two connected buildings

Two historic buildings, which are connected underground, house the Local Museum and the Gallery of St. Johann in Tirol. It is the "Riester'sche Priesterhaus", in the 18th century a borstal for priests who were leading an improper life, and the former farm building called "Waschhäusl". As of the 19th century, the main building also housed the primary school, later the town hall and other facilities. The buildings can be found straight behind the parish church, in the pedestrian area.

Today, a glass cube with circular stairs leads you to the underground connecting room. Downstairs in the "Riester'sche Priesterhaus" the historic development of St. Johann in Tirol is shown: It comprises topics like school, freedom fighters, copper and silver mining, the beginnings of tourism, and the story of Edmund Angerer (1740-1794), composer of the famous Toy Symphony. Also crib figures from the 19th century, historic costumes and nostalgic pieces of Old-Sankt Johann can be admired. Upstairs in the gallery exhibitions of contemporary art are shown.

In the "Waschhäusl" of the Museum St. Johann in Tirol, however, an exhibition of the impressive Kaiser Mountains has been realized. Pictures, exhibits, a huge relief model, primeval findings and a life-size reproduction of a cave bear of the last Ice Age show the mountain group in all its diversity.

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Opening times

  • Sat 22 Jun closed
  • Sun 23 Jun closed
  • Mon 24 Jun closed
  • Tue 25 Jun 10:00 - 13:00
  • Wed 26 Jun closed
  • Thu 27 Jun 10:00 - 13:00
  • Fri 28 Jun closed

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Spring closure 2024 (21/03/2024 - 21/06/2024)

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

Summer start 2024 (22/06/2024 - 27/06/2024)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 13:00
  • Wed closed
  • Thu 10:00 - 13:00
  • Fri closed
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Summer 2024 (02/07/2024 - 21/09/2024)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 13:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 13:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 13:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 13:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 13:00
  • Sun closed

Feast of the Assumption 2024 (15/08/2024) 10:00 - 13:00

Admission

€ 2.50 adults
€ 2.00 with the St. Johann Card

free for children and young people under 18 years

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In spring, autumn and winter, guided tours for groups are offered also outside the opening hours.

The Museum St. Johann in Tirol stays open in summer and in winter (every Wednesday afternoon), summer season start 2024 on June 22, winter season start 2024/25 around Christmas.

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