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Museums in Vorarlberg

Museums and exhibitions open up new horizons.

More than 60 museums in Vorarlberg: Insights into the history, lifestyle and creative activity are provided by lively museums and exhibitions.

Kunsthaus Bregenz
Designed by architect Peter Zumthor, the Kunsthaus Bregenz (KUB) is one of the lead ing exhibition halls for contemporary art in Europe.

vorarlberg museum, Bregenz
Extensive collection focusing on archaeology, history, art history and ethnology in Vorarlberg.

inatura – nature adventure Show, Dornbirn
The interactive nature show is the most popular museum of the region and one of the most modern nature museums in Europe, featuring an underwater cinema, a butterfly lawn, an avalanche simulator, sience center etc.

Rolls-Royce Museum, Dornbirn
The world’s largest collection of the Rolls-Royce Phantom series; faithful copy of Cooke Street production site; restoration workshop, English tea rooms, shop.

Vorarlberg Museum, Kornmarkt, Bregenz am Bodensee (c) Hanspeter Schiess
Kulturvermittlung im vorarlberg museum © Markus Tretter / vorarlberg museum

Museums and exhibition halls open new horizons

Werkraum Bregenzerwald, Andelsbuch
Designed by architect Peter Zumthor, Werkraum Bregenzerwald brings togeth – er innovative craftsmen under one roof, with 85 partner businesses.

Historic Costume Museum and Workshop, Riefensberg
In this unique workshop for the preservation and maintenance of traditional costum es, you can explore 500 years of craftsmanship and watch how the famous “Wälderjuppe” (a traditional Bregenzerwald garment for women) is made.

Angelika-Kauffmann-Museum, Schwarzenberg
Besides the Angelika-Kauffmann hall and the parish church, Schwarzenberg has a special museum devoted to the memory and work of the famous daughter of the Bregenzerwald. A modern museum was “implanted“ in the outbuilding of the 19th century local museum in Schwarzenberg.

FIS Skimuseum Damüls (c) Katrin Preuss I Vorarlberg Tourimsus GmbH
Werkraumhaus, Andelsbuch, Bregenzerwald (c) Peter Rigaud / Vorarlberg Tourismus

Museums in the Bregenzerwald

Women’s Museum, Hittisau
The only women’s museum in Austria hosts changing exhibitions on the history and current situation of women from a regional or supra-regional point of view. Local women of different ages are available as personal tour guides for visitors. This award-winning wooden building provides a space for cultural exchange.

Jewish Museum, Hohenems
TheJewish Museum in Hohenems is a regional museum with an international outreach that chronicles the history of the Jews in the rural community of Hohen ems and its manifold contributions to the development of Vorarlberg and the surrounding regions.

Montafon Museums
The local museum in Schruns, the alpine and tourism museum in Gaschurn, the mining museum in Silbertal and the Frühmesshaus Bartholomäberg museum give insights into the history, culture and cultural landscape of the Montafon.

Huber-Hus (local museum), Lech Zürs, Arlberg
This traditional Walser-style house which tells a family’s history houses temporary exhibitions and gives access to the data stored in the local community archives.

Bergschau 1122 Kleinwalsertal – A different angle
Bergschau 1122, the permanent exhibition staged at the Walserhaus in Hirschegg, draws on exciting interactive features to show how the flora and fauna of the Allgäu and Kleinwalstertal Alps evolved over time. What is more, visitors get a chance to hear, see, smell and feel regional specialties. Admission free.

All museums in Vorarlberg

    • Angelika Kauffmann Museum

      Angelika Kauffmann Museum

      Unseen from the outside, the 450-year-old so-called Kleber House contains a modern exhibition room…

      Angelika Kauffmann Museum
      Angelika Kauffmann Museum
      Angelika Kauffmann Museum
      Street: Brand34
      Place: 6867 Schwarzenberg
      Phone: +43 5512 3570
      Website: http://www.angelika-kauffmann.com
      E-Mail: info@schwarzenberg.at

      Angelika Kauffmann Museum

      Description

      Unseen from the outside, the 450-year-old so-called Kleber House contains a modern exhibition room in its former farm building. Here annually changing thematic exhibitions are staged, with original works by the famous painter Angelika Kauffmann (1741-1807). This museum wing, planned by the architectural offices of Dietrich-Untertrifaller, was inaugurated on the 200th anniversary of her death, in 2007. In the spirit of the New Vorarlberg School of Architecture traditional and modern…

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    • Bienenmuseum Immenhof in Nenzing

      Bienenmuseum Immenhof

      The Bee Museum Immenhof, in the town of Nenzing-Beschling, is a very special place.…

      Bienenmuseum Immenhof
      Bienenmuseum Immenhof
      Street: Dorfstraße 5
      Place: 6710 Nenzing-Beschling
      Phone: +43 650 4722098
      Website: https://kulturgutwalgau.at/sammlung/bienenmuseum-beschling
      E-Mail: bienenmuseumberchtold@gmail.com

      Bienenmuseum Immenhof

      Description

      The Bee Museum Immenhof, in the town of Nenzing-Beschling, is a very special place. Already as a child, Edith Berchtold, the owner of this small private museum, discovered her fascination for bees. Later, along her work on a farm, she looked after as many as 70 bee colonies at one time. In 2005 she decided to convert one of her distinctive bee houses – which are also themselves structurally interesting…

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    • Druckmaschine

      Museum für Druckgrafik

      The Museum for Graphic Reproduction in the town of Rankweil was opened in 2004.…

      Museum für Druckgrafik
      Museum für Druckgrafik
      Street: Hartmanngasse15a
      Place: 6830 Rankweil
      Phone: +43 5522 41737
      Fax: +43 5522 41737
      Website: http://www.markusgell.com
      E-Mail: markus.gell@vol.at

      Museum für Druckgrafik

      Description

      The Museum for Graphic Reproduction in the town of Rankweil was opened in 2004. Its primary goal is to provide the visiting public with an introduction to a completely functional printing workshop, to provide visitors with insights into the art of graphic printing and design. Using displays, the various techniques and processes involved in graphic reproduction are presented. There is also a historic mechanical lithography press, which has been in…

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    • Heimathaus Linzenberg

      Heimathaus Denkmalhof Linzenberg

      The Schwarzach Museum of Local History (‘Heimathaus’) is located in a farmstead built in…

      Heimathaus Denkmalhof Linzenberg

      Description

      The Schwarzach Museum of Local History (‘Heimathaus’) is located in a farmstead built in a typical Rhine Valley architectural  style, with a functional small farm, hay-making equipment shop and whetstone production works. The building, which is under landmark protection, was constructed in the 19th century and converted into a local heritage museum in 1986 , in close cooperation with the Austrian Federal Historic Monuments Office. It re-opened in 1991. With…

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    • Outdooractive

      Druckwerk Lustenau

      “Druckwerk“ – An open printing workshop and exhibition room for contemporary graphic reproduction and…

      Druckwerk Lustenau
      Druckwerk Lustenau
      Druckwerk Lustenau
      Street: Hofsteigstraße21
      Place: 6890 Lustenau
      Phone: +43 699 81964772
      Website: http://www.druckwerk-lustenau.at
      E-Mail: info@druckwerk-lustenau.at

      Druckwerk Lustenau

      Description

      “Druckwerk“ – An open printing workshop and exhibition room for contemporary graphic reproduction and typography.

       

      The Druckwerk is an exhibition center and open, fully functional printing workshop specializing in relief and book printing, lithography and screen printing. Interested visitors can participate hands-on practicing these printing techniques. After being introduced to the professional equipment and printing process desired, they can work independently and at their own pace.  The main objective…

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