Glocknerhaus Kals TVBOsttirol
Glocknerhaus Kals TVBOsttirol

Exhibition “Under the spell of the Grossglockner”

In East Tyrol a permanent exhibition is dedicated to the almost 4,000 m high and highest mountain of Austria.

In the Glocknerhaus in Kals am Grossglockner, a permanent exhibition is dedicated to the "King of the Eastern Alps". The 3,798 m high Mt Grossglockner is part of the Glockner Group, a mountain range in the High Tauern. It was climbed for the first time in 1800 and is among the most climbed mountains.

In six rooms you can discover the story of the mountain with its first mountain hut, built in the 18th century, and interesting things about alpinism in general. A then mountaineering equipment is confronted with a modern one of today and walkable maps are presented.

A part of the exhibition "Under the spell of the Grossglockner" is dedicated to the High Tauern National Park, where the Glocknerhaus building and the village of Kals are located. Findings of the valley which date back to the 2nd millennium BC and to Roman Age can be admired. Also the hard life during the last centuries in the Kalser valley, with all its traditions is shown. The exhibition is topped off with a collection of minerals found in the Glockner Group.

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Opening times

  • Mon 28 Nov closed
  • Tue 29 Nov closed
  • Wed 30 Nov closed
  • Thu 01 Dec closed
  • Fri 02 Dec closed
  • Sat 03 Dec closed
  • Sun 04 Dec closed

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Autumn closure 2022 (10/29/2022 - 12/08/2022)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Winter 2022/23 (12/09/2022 - 04/14/2023)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri 14:30 - 17:30
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Christmas' Eve 2022 (12/24/2022) closed

Christmas 2022 (12/25/2022) closed

Boxing Day 2022 (12/26/2022) closed

New Year's Eve 2022 (12/31/2022) closed

New Year 2023 (01/01/2023) closed

Epiphany 2023 (01/06/2023) closed

Admission

€ 5.00 adults
€ 5.00 young people (16-18 years)
€ 4.50 adults (with guest card)

free for children and young people up to 15 years

More information

Autumn closure from the end of October to early December. The exhibition stays open also in summer, the summer season 2023 will start in mid-June. Closed on public holidays.

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