Golden Roof

The Goldenes Dachl, the symbol of the town of Innsbruck, is tiled with 2,657 fire-gilded copper shingles.

In the heart of the historic centre, there is the world-famous Golden Roof, the symbol of Innsbruck. The emperor Maximilian I (1459 - 1519) had the late Gothic bay built on the occasion of his wedding around 1500 AD in order to defeat the rumours regarding the imperial financial difficulties. Moreover it served as lodge in different performances and tournaments. The building itself, however, had been built by archduke Friedrich IV in the early 15th century.

The bay of the Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) is 16 metres wide, and the roof is 3.7 metres high and tiled with 2,657 fire-gilded copper shingles. Below the fringe of the roof you can see many animal figures. The parapet, however, is ornamented with reliefs by Kolderer and N. Turing the Old, portraying the emperor with his wives Mary of Burgundy and Bianca Maria Sforza together with Morris dancers. Did you know that the original relief tiles were replaced by copies in the 20th century? Nowadays six of the original tiles can be admired in the Golden Roof Museum.

The museum was reopened in 2019: It tells the life of the emperor and presents the special exhibition "Was bleibt?" (What remains?). Also children have been included with special kid's stations and a mystery rally. Particular attention, however, was given to a barrier-free access, combining the protection of this historical monument with modern construction standards in the best way. Thus, the bay is now accessible to everyone thanks to a special stair lift.

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Opening times

  • Mon 24 Jan 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 25 Jan 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 26 Jan 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 27 Jan 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 28 Jan 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 29 Jan 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 30 Jan closed

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Golden Roof Museum - winter 2021/22 (10/01/2021 - 03/31/2022)

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun closed

Austrian National Day 2021 (10/26/2021) 10:00 - 17:00

All Saints 2021 (11/01/2021) 10:00 - 17:00

Immaculate Conception 2021 (12/08/2021) 10:00 - 17:00

Christmas Eve 2021 (12/24/2021) closed

Christmas 2021 (12/25/2021) closed

Boxing Day 2021 (12/26/2021) closed

New Year's Eve 2021 (12/31/2021) closed

New Year 2022 (01/01/2022) closed

Epiphany 2022 (01/06/2022) 10:00 - 17:00

Golden Roof Museum - spring 2022 (04/01/2022 - 06/30/2022)

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun closed

Easter Monday 2022 (04/18/2022) 17:00 - 17:00

Labor Day 2022 (05/01/2022) 10:00 - 17:00

Ascension Day 2022 (05/26/2022) 10:00 - 17:00

Whit Monday 2022 (06/06/2022) 10:00 - 17:00

Corpus Christi 2022 (06/16/2022) 10:00 - 17:00

Golden Roof Museum - summer 2022 (07/01/2022 - 09/30/2022)

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 17:00

Feast of the Assumption 2022 (08/15/2022) 10:00 - 17:00

Admission

€ 5.10 adults
€ 2.60 children (from 6 years on)
€ 2.60 seniors, students
€ 2.60 groups (min. 10 persons)
€ 10.00 family ticket

free for children under 6 years and for school classes
free with the Innsbruck Card / Freizeitticket Tirol

combined ticket (Golden Roof and Municipal Museum):
€ 6.20 adults
€ 12.20 family ticket

combined ticket (Golden Roof, Municipal Museum and Municipal Tower):
€ 8.50 adults
€ 17.00 family ticket

More information

The Golden Roof Museum stays open all year round, also on public holidays (except on Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, New Year). Guided tours for school classes and groups on request.

The Golden Roof itself can always be seen from the outside.

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