Knowledge interestingly conveyed
A museum is worth visiting at any time, because nowadays museums are much more than the last resort for dull rainy days. With modern exhibition concepts, big and small explorers are sent off on many adventurous journeys. We have put together a number of different ideas museum visits and on the following pages you will find some of the finest and most unusual museums in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.
The World Heritage museum of Hallstatt
How did the people of Hallstatt live in the past? How did they earn their crust? The answers to these and other questions will be provided on a journey through time of the extra class in the heart of Hallstatt. Open all year!
Dachstein Cave Museum in Obertraun
Join us on a journey of discovery through the Europe’s most fascinating cave worlds and learn more about life in constant darkness.
Archaeological excavations in Hallstatt
The sensational findings and centuries-old remains of settlements in the centre of Hallstatt made the "cellar full of history" a real spectator magnet. A must see!
Museum & Curiosities Cabinet Hallstatt
Exhibition of historical slot machines from various centuries. A journey through the ages. Exhibits with impressive history. Not just for rainy days!
Outdoor Museum in the Gosau Valley
For all who want to discover something new. Take a look at the rural life in the historic cultural landscape of the Gosau Valley and immerse yourself in a colourful world of events. Enjoyment right from the start.
The tough life of a Lumber Jack
Bad Goisern | The lumbering museum: Discover the long forgotten world of manual labour.
The Landler museum
Bad Goisern | The Landler or Transylvanian Landler museum: Discover the traditions and history of the Landler in a rare exhibition.
The Anzenau open-air museum
Bad Goisern | The mill is part of a so-called pair-farm and typical for the Salzkammergut region. There are living quarters, a barn and adjacent old mill and lumber mill.
Visit Bad Goisern local craftsmen
Bad Goisern | combination of all things old and modern - eg the "Hand. Werk.Haus" and Neuwildenstein stately home, the Kirchengasse passageway and the lower Marktstrasse (market street).
The Neuwildenstein Stately Home
Bad Goisern | Hand.Werk.Haus: Still not found any souvenirs from your vacation? Then why not take a look at Hand.Werk.Haus Goisern in the town's centre. Here you will find a large selection of unique handicrafts "Made in Salzkammergut" for all occasions.
Witness of the past
Gosau | Stone and fossil grinding/exhibition: Fossilised creatures up to about one million years old are found in river beds and certain rock faces around Gosau
The "Chorinsky Klause" in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt
Bad Goisern | Chorinsky Lock: When tons of water dash down to the valley - an unforgettable experience for the whole family.