The museum with its 700 m2 floor space and 19 rooms is dedicated to the following themes, showing exhibits, photographs, and documents:
Industry: scythe manufacture, Jenbacher Werke, trains
Nature: butterflies, birds, fungi, snails, shells
Sport: alpine and winter sport
History: Jenbach, important people from Jenbach, the South Tyrol "Option" of 1939
The world's oldest steam-powered cog rail trains are over 117 years old. Whistling locomotives, hissing and steaming vents, pounding pistons, and hammering exhaust bursts guarantee an unforgettable steam train experience. Starting at the Jenbach train station, the journey to the Achensee takes 45 minutes and overcomes a gradient of 16 %. The Achensee is the largest lake of the Tyrol. There is a direct connection to the ships on the Achensee.
A majestic romantic fortress, Tratzberg Castle sits atop a massive rock ledge and commands a breathtaking view of the Inn valley. It has already servered Emperor Maximilian I. and the Fuggers as a hunting lodge and since 1848 it has been the private property of the Counts Enzenberg. The castle is considered one of the most beautiful Late-Gothic castles in Europe and the tour of the castle is not only historically fascinating, but unusual also in its richly entertaining character.
The fascinat ion of water takes center stage.As a natural phenomenon, in the waterfall center, at the aquaszenarium and the aquapark – this interactive experience thrills guests of all ages with the inspiring power of water.
An ideal starting point for a visit to the Krimml Waterfalls is the modern Krimml Worlds of Water. This innovative adventure center is a combination of educational entertainment, sensory experience and active participation.
Experience in the show dairy the whole way of hay milk processing and production of hay milk products. On 6000 m2 glazed production cheese, yoghurt, butter and much more are produced. . . . The alpine dairy Zillertal is only 8 kilometres away from us!
Close by the Inn river, the medieval city of Rattenberg - the smallest in Austria - hugs the mountainside. Its 600 inhabitants live in restored town houses. Rattenberg is also called the "Glass City", offering everything that makes glass beautiful: engraved and painted glass, crystal glass, dishes, cups, bowls, etc. You can also watch glassblowers demostrate their skills.
A trip to the city of Rattenberg is ideal for a visit of the so-called "exemplary cemetary". This cemetary "without the dead", which has been put together with a lot of hard work by the Guggenberger Family, beautiful examples of old craftsmanship have found a new home. Visitors are inspired by the inscriptions to consider life and death in a pleasant and contemplative atmosphere.
Embedded in a mysterious park, a glittering fairytale landscape awaits you, which invites you to dream. In 14 subterranean chambers, the multimedia artist André Heller created in 1995 for the 100th anniversary of Swarovski a place of wonder.
The constantly changing crystal dress of the rooms reflects the joy of innovation and dynamism as the highest maxims of the world's leading manufacturer of precisely cut crystals.
The museum of coin Hall - cradle of the Taler and today's Dollar - traces a past where wealth meant bare coin, money still had magical brilliance and currency was as hard as the material from which it was minted. Modern audio guides guide visitors through half a millennium of European coin history.
With a holiday in Innsbruck and the surrounding holiday villages, you are guaranteed unique experiences in BOTH the city and the mountains alike. Where else can you go from a fascinating medieval city centre up to the sunny terrace of a mountain restaurant at an altitude of 2,000 meters in barely 30 minutes? As you take a leisurely stroll through Innsbruck’s old town, don't forget to stop by in one of the many picturesque street cafés before you continue to explore the quaint alleys and medieval arcades with their unique shops full of charming, extravagant and often typical Tyrolean products.
Visit the interactive museum with their newly adapted show rooms dedicated to the life and times of Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519). The new "Children's World" invites young visitors on an exciting journey of discovery in the museum. Enjoy a magnificent view from the grandiose bay of the Golden Roof.
More than 2000 animals belonging to 150 species from all over the Alps are waiting for you in the highest zoo in Europe. Animals of all sizes have found their home in the Alpine Zoo: the kinglet with its 5 grams is a real lightweight, whereas the Bearded Vulture with its 3 m wingspan is the largest bird of the Alps. The special experience for the entire family!
Among the most popular excursion destinations in Tyrol, the imposing "Kufstein Fortress" has long since secured a place for itself. The "journey through time at the adventure castle" has a magnetic effect on locals, day trippers and holidaymakers alike. The lavishly renovated fortress is the much admired and versatile jewel of the "Pearsl of Tyrol" and today offers culture and history enthusiasts an astonishing range of impressions and services.
Experience a fascinating adventure underground in the Schwaz silver mine. The exciting journey back in time to the silver medieval past begins with a first highlight: the ride on a train 800 metres deep into the Sigmund Erbstollen, which was excavated in 1491.The Schwazer miners had the best mining know-how of the time and made Schwaz the largest mining metropolis in Central Europe and the second largest town in the Habsburg Empire.
More than 100 years have passed since the Wolfsklamm was opened in Stans. Thousands of visitors have already visited this unique natural spectacle and the Stallenbach, with its gradient for white spray or emerald green glow in the depths, will continue to have its joy. The bridges and wooden footbridges are masterpieces of craftmanship and lead over 354 m to the Georgenberg, where the Karwendel Alpine begins.
So close to heaven, in Europe's highest planetarium. The first glance through a telescope is unforgettable for many people - bizzare lunar landscapes, the Jupiter cloud bands, the rings of Saturn, glittering star clusters carry our senses away to other worlds. Look through our telescopes and discover luminous gas nebulae or galaxies in the depths of space.
In our unique wax museum we show you handmade and very valuable wax figures in original size. Look at our fingers! During a visit to the candle world we offer you a free demonstration of the handmade candle art.
The Zeiss Planetarium in Schwaz is one step closer to heaven. With the help of precision devices, effect projectors, audio and video equipment, the events that take place about us in the cosmos are represented and explained. Due to the constant change of shows, the Zeiss Planetarium is a cosmic cinema.
Familie Kurt und Irmi Stadlmeyer
6280 Zell im Zillertal
Tel: +43 05282 7171