After visiting the museum exhibition, the visitor will have a complete picture of the ethnographic heritage of the historical region of Tyrol. The collection exhibits interior items, clothing, artisan crafts, tableware, furniture and other exhibits that recreate the atmosphere of the past centuries. The museum was created in 1888 at the initiative of the trade association of the city of Innsbruck. In 1926, the exposition moved to the territory of the former Franciscan monastery.
Universitätsstraße 2, Innsbruck
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Delightful museum with so many artifacts well preserved.
This museum is a little gem. You can buy a ticket which will let you visit other museums plus the church. Do not skip the church because it's wonderful, the statutes are so intricately detailed it's a pleasure to look.
When we went we also .. Read more »politely invited to see a video about the times of Maximilian I and I only went in because I had time, thinking it was a video showing on the screen but it's much more interesting than that! I won't spoil it but I so recommend it, I imagine it's particularly good for children.
The museum itself is full of everyday object from olden times, a whole floor has rooms where people used to entertain, the atmosphere is really special.
There's clothes, furniture and lots more, I really enjoyed it as it gives an insight into the lives of people from the area.
Very good museum for a rainy day. The combo ticket for 12 euros covers 5 different locations but unfortunately we only had time to do the museum and the church. Both were awesome! As everyone is saying make sure to download the Audioguide on your pho.. Read more »ne and bring headphones if you can. Also the gift shop had some pretty awesome books!
I loved this! If you can only do one thing in Innsbruck, visit this museum.
A huge collection of traditional Tyrolean home interiors (whole rooms), tools, household items, furniture, painted wood, games, costumes, clothing and accessories, photograph.. Read more »s: work in wood, metal, leather, bone, glass.
The details of decorations in all forms are outstanding.
From the garden there is a series of rooms with an audio visual presentation about Maximilian's life in languages one following the other (probably every 5 mins).
When you get to the church, you understand his burial location.
This is good for children as well.
A lot of interesting things in this central museum, and being together with the church makes it even more worth the visit, as both are included in the €12 museum ticket bundle. There trade items were really cool, carpentry and workers tools, coo.. Read more »king moulds, pans etc, although no English language description. The reconstructed rooms were a bit confusing and a lot seemed the same as each other. One thing that stuck out was a really strong smell of mould or mildew, seemed to come from the top floor, with all the creepy life size dolls/dummys. In one particular spot the smell was so strong I was almost was sick. My partner joked that maybe one of the dolls was a real dead body, the room was so creepy and together with the smell I actually felt really scared and creeped out. I would say if you visit just don't go to the top floor! First two are great.
Do not pass up this museum! So many amazing historical gems. The layout and experience itself was also quite lovely! Now I need to find myself a glass dog to drink wine from ?
This museum was delightful! There were displays on traditional costumes, furniture, reproductions of 15th century parlors, and an amazing display of artifacts related to birth and death. Highly recommended. The subtle background soundtrack in the Unc.. Read more »ertainty of Life rooms was great! Don't miss the Hofkirche or the fantastic multimedia rooms on the life of Maximilian. Seriously, just go. It's a great hour or two!
I spent 4 hours in the museum and church. There are so much to see. The audio guide was very helpful. There are some artifacts and even everyday tools from the region.
Beautiful place.Absolutely stuning.One of the most interesting museums to visit.will be interesting not only for parents but for parents with kids-mysterious church with Maximilian tomb,tyrolean every day life,way of life.I highly recommend it for vi.. Read more »sit
I didn’t get to the museum but I wish I could have. I did see a pretty cool and engaging summary of Emperor Maximilians life and death. Check it out on the way to his tomb!
Lina Julieth Quinones
It was a good experience.
Kids up to 19 years old can enter for free.
It includes a wonderful church, a very interesting interactive historical introduction that kids and adults will certainly enjoy and the museum.
very incredible museum. i’m so happy they have so many things that show and not hidden somewhere in a deposit. I love folk art and it was such a joy to see so much of it in one museum. they have a very nice collection with a lot of descriptions.. Read more ». i’m kind of missing a book that you can buy about their collection or the different things in the collection in the book shop is kind of a shame. but otherwise a beautiful museum and totally worth the trip.
Good if you already know about the tiroler culture.
Unfortunately I didn't hear or see any info about the audio guides when I arrived at the museum, so I just went in without one assuming it'd be like a regular museum. Unfortunately the written information is very limited, so I ended up spen.. Read more »ding a lot of time looking at things without knowing what they were (since most objects only have a number and no description beyond a name) and only found out about the audio info when it was too late.
Very interesting and original place. Make sure to get the audio tour and listen to the description of the art pieces. Spend the time visiting all the floors of the museum as each one is exceptional. The church next to the museum is also amazing. The .. Read more »audio gives you more details which are very fascinating. Don’t miss this jewel of Innsbruck!
Probably one of my favorite museums ever. Most people only see the first floor and go straight to the church. Dont make this mistake! The top two floors are fantastic to see and was empty of people when I went.
We had the combo ticket so we visited this interesting museum. It has a huge collection of old artifacts, objects and the " Stube " the typical wood paneled rooms where families spent most of their time. Descriptions are in Italian, English.. Read more » and German. Worth a visit !