by Klaus in Arts & Culture

Five Family-Friendly Museums

Museums are booooooooooring? Think again! From medieval castles once inhabited by brave knights to glistening rooms full of crystal creations, Tirol is home to many family-friendly museums just waiting to be discovered. Many of them also offer special guided tours for children in the winter months, making them the perfect place for a fun and…

3 min. Reading time
by Christina in Recommendations

What Life on a Tirol Farm Was Really Like

Slowly I step into the hall of a historic farmhouse. It feels like stepping back into the rural life of yesteryear, and it sure was hard living there. Everything here is kind of distressing and grinding – I wonder if it is the old timber or the smell? At the same time, I am kind…

9 min. Reading time
by Eckard in Arts & Culture

Krapfenschnapper and Schlittenkopf – 10 Surprising Objects at the Museum of Tirolean Heritage

The Tiroler Volkskunstmuseum (Museum of Tirolean Regional Heritage) in Innsbruck has accumulated a remarkable collection of everyday objects of rural, urban and aristocratic life in former days. Presenting a fascinating romp through Tirolean folk art, the museum holds an astounding variety of objects related to history, people, traditions and culture. It makes you wonder: Why…

9 min. Reading time
by Kristina in Arts & Culture

The Life of Farmers in Tirol in Time Lapse. The Tirol Farmstead Museum.

History comes alive at the unique Tirol Farmstead Museum in Kramsach: Since the 1970ies, visitors have been welcomed for tours of more than 30 restored farmhouses including period outbuildings, blacksmith sheds, chapels and mills, depicting the history of rural Tirol. And now it’s even better—to celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Farmstead Museum worked…

4 min. Reading time
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