The Neuwildenstein Stately Home  in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt - © Kraft

Dachstein Cave Museum in Obertraun

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Info for Krippenstein and Zwieselalm
Season start on 19th May 2021

Due to the current situation - "keyword Covid19" - the start of the season at the Cave Worlds and the Dachstein Krippenstein cable car in Obertraun, as well as the Gosaukammbahn on the Zwieselalm in Gosau have been postponed.

The new season start date is 19th May 2021. The Koppenbrüller Cave will also start the 2021 summer season at this time.

Note for all ski tourers: The running time for the early morning rides on the Krippenstein has been extended. You can find more info here.

A final note: The cable cars on the Feuerkogel in Ebensee and the Grünberg in Gmunden also start the new summer season on 19th May 2021.

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High exhibition

Museums in the Salzkammergut - there are a lot of them. But up on the mountain? This attraction can only be found in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt. Because located here, at 1350 meters above sea level, is the Dachstein Cave Museum. The focus of the exhibition is the complex labyrinth of the unique cave worlds in the Dachstein massif. Other exhibits, in the rustic wooden huts, show the different aspects of the caves: the rock formations, the wildlife in the cave and their exploration. And when it starts to dribble? No problem! In the "Lousy Weather Cinema", guests of all ages can discover the cave labyrinths from the point of view of cave explorers whilst staying dry. A real insider tip not only for "cave explorers".

Our tip; Simply combine your museum visit, located to the at the changing point of the cable car to continue up to the summit of the Krippenstein, with an unforgettable excursion into the fantastic cave worlds. The magical Ice Cave and the no less popular Mammoth Cave awaits new "conquerors". And for all summiteers continue to the summit of the 2000 meter high Krippenstein with its numerous sights.

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