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Oetz Tower Museum

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

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

All the paintings come from the collection of paintings of the art collector Hans Jäger (1937 - 2012). Already in his early years he started to collect various documents and items of the Tyrolean culture. In the 1980's 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 to protect the exhibits for posterity.

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" from the 14th century, which can be found in the old village centre of Oetz. Already inhabited from the 14th century on, the building was administrative centre of the Frauenchiemsee Monastery in the Oetztal valley from the 17th century on. The beautifully in Renaissance style restored estate offers a journey through history. It was also awarded with the "Museum Award of Tyrol".

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Opening times

  • Tue 24 Nov closed
  • Wed 25 Nov closed
  • Thu 26 Nov closed
  • Fri 27 Nov closed
  • Sat 28 Nov closed
  • Sun 29 Nov closed
  • Mon 30 Nov closed

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COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Closure (11/02/2020 - 12/06/2020)

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

Summer (06/03/2020 - 10/31/2020)

  • 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

Winter (12/17/2020 - 04/04/2021)

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

15th August (08/15/2020) closed

National holiday (10/26/2020) closed

All Saints (11/01/2020) closed

8th December (12/08/2020) closed

Christmas Eve (12/24/2020) closed

Christmas (12/25/2020) closed

New Year's Eve (12/31/2020) closed

New Year (01/01/2021) closed

Easter (04/04/2021) closed

Easter Monday (04/05/2021) closed

Admission

summer:
admission fee freely selectable in 2020

winter:
€ 5.00 adults
€ 4.00 groups (10 and more persons)
€ 4.00 students, seniors
free admission up to 14 years

€ 50.00 guided tour (up to 9 persons)

More information

Guided tours upon request also beside the opening times. Closed on bank holidays.

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