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Oetz Tower Museum

The Tower Museum shows the unique collection of landscape paintings of the art collector Hans Jäger

A Museum of Fine Arts in a medieval tower house of the 14th century - that is the Oetz Tower Museum (Turmmuseum Oetz) with its documentation about the Tyrolean Baroque sculptor Matthias Bernhard Braun (1684-1738) and the collection of paintings about the Oetztal Alps. Furthermore, the museum offers special exhibitions about art and tourism in the Oetztal valley.

All the paintings, including the naïve paintings of the "Tuifelemaler" and the landscape painting of Alpinism, come from the Hans Jäger Collection (1937-2012). Already in his early years, he started to collect various documents and items of the Tyrolean culture. In the Eighties, he placed the collection in a barn next to his house which was called "Gallery of the ancient Oetztal valley". In 2003, the State of Tyrol bought the collection and - under the direction of Hans Jäger - the Oetz Tower Museum was established. Today, the Hans Jäger Collection is one of the most important folkloric and art historical private collections in the Alps.

The museum is located in the former aristocratic estate "Tower of Oetz" in the old village centre of Oetz. Once the building was administrative centre of the Frauenchiemsee Monastery in the Oetztal valley, now the beautifully in Renaissance style restored estate offers a journey through history. It was also awarded the Tyrolean Museum Award.

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Opening times

  • Tue 25 Jun closed
  • Wed 26 Jun 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 27 Jun 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 28 Jun 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 29 Jun 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 30 Jun 14:00 - 18:00
  • Mon 01 Jul closed

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Summer 2024 (01/06/2024 - 08/09/2024)

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

Feast of the Assumption 2024 (15/08/2024) 14:00 - 18:00

Autumn 2024 (11/09/2024 - 27/10/2024)

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

Austrian National Day 2024 (26/10/2024) 14:00 - 18:00

Autumn closure 2024 (28/10/2024 - 11/12/2024)

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

Admission

the admission fee may be chosen freely (box at the entrance)

guided tour for groups:
€ 60.00 1.5 hours

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The Oetz Tower Museum stays open in summer and in winter, for guided tours for groups on request also outside the opening hours.

Summer season start 2024 on the 1st of June, winter season start 2024/25 in mid-December.

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