Innsbruck isn't just for winter sports, outdoor adventurers, and ski resorts. It also combines nature with inimitable culture. Innsbruck has a few museums depicting the culture and history of Austria. Some major museums include Tyrolean State Museum (Tiroler Landesmuseum or Ferdinandeum), the Tirolean Folk Art Museum (Tiroler Volkunstmuseum) etc.
Tyrolean State Museum (Ferdinandeum)
The Tylorean State Museum, also known as the Ferdinandeum after Archduke Ferdinand, was founded in 1823 and reopened in 2003 after renovation. Highlights at the museum include a superb Dutch collection from the 12th century and relics dating from prehistoric times to the Roman era. Special exhibitions are held from time to time to display rare collections preserved at the museum.
Address: Museumstrasse 15, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum (Tiroler Volkskunstmuseum)
The museum is situated right next to the Hofkirche church and houses a permanent exhibition of Tyrolean craftsmanship. One can find a wide variety of Christmas exhibits, old Tyrolean arts and crafts, masks, and traditional costumes made by the locals from various social strata, from peasants to the nobles.
Address: Universitaetsstrasse 2, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Audioversum is an interactive museum devoted to the world of hearing. This high-tech science centre features a giant 3D ear, multimedia exhibits and temporary exhibits. Learn how sounds are saved in the brains and how they trigger specific memories.
Address: Wilhelm-Greil-Strasse 23, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Glockengieserei Grassmayr exhibits different types of bells. The place also displays the process of bell making along with its detailed history.
Address: Leopoldstrasse 53, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Alpine Club Museum (Alpenvereinsmuseum)
Alpenvereinsmuseum is a unique museum that tracks down the early stages of mountain climbing and Alpine tourism through reliefs, pictures, old graphics and prints. There are also interesting exhibitions hosted on new alpine sports and their dangers and the impact of tourism on mountain valleys.
Address: Olympiastrasse 37, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Swarovski Crystal Worlds (Swarovski Kristallwelten)
Swarovski Crystal Worlds displays some beautiful crystal wares that include sparkling creations by well-known artists Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali.
Address: Kristallweltenstrasse 1 6112 Wattens, Austria
Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof) Museum
The Golden Roof building and museum is located in the Old Town. The Golden Roof stands out with more than 2,600 sparkling gold-plated copper tiles. You can enter the museum, but you will need to buy a ticket to step out onto the balcony. This museum depicts the story of the Golden Roof building, and Emperor Maximilian I. Visitors also learn about the history of Innsbruck.
Address: Herzog-Friedrich-Strasse 15, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Tyrol Panorama Museum
The Tyrol Panorama with the Museum of the Imperial Infantry (Das Tirol Panorama mit Kaiserjägermuseum) is located at Bergisel, south of Innsbruck. The main exhibit of the museum is the Giant Panorama Painting of 1000 sq.m. on the canvas. The painting depicts the Tyrolean Rebellion of 1809. It also has a permanent exhibition showcasing religion, nature etc.
Address: Bergisel 1-2, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Visual Museum Innsbruck
Address: Valiergasse 15, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
The Tyrolean Museum Railways or Tiroler MuseumsBahnen (TMB)
Address: Pater-Reinisch-Weg 4, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Address: Fürstengasse 1, 6060 Hall in Tirol, Austria
Address: Marktgraben 2, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Address: Maria-Theresien-Strasse 34, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria