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Glockengiesserei Grassmayr

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Address: Leopoldstrasse 53, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
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+43 512 5941637
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A 400-year old bell foundry and museum of bell-making.

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Innsbruck Combo: Innsbruck Card, Traditional Café and Austrian Dinner
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Interesting & educational

I was interested in visiting the bell factory since I have played hand bells. I was not disappointed. This factory provided much information on types of bells, materials bells... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Norwood, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was interested in visiting the bell factory since I have played hand bells. I was not disappointed. This factory provided much information on types of bells, materials bells are made of and how bells are made. There were different sizes of bells and we got to see a huge bell several feet taller than a man being made that... More 

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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

In the last 2 years we have visited the bell museum twice. There is something very special in discovering history through the eyes of a bell, or in this case many, many bells. We all loved the great range of bell sizes, designs, sounds, and uses on display. The interactive sound room was great fun. We picked up a good... More 

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Thank snowvt
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This company is great, specially still owned by the Grassmayr family, they make right there bells and ship them all over the world - there is even a small museum inside

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zurich switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

take a 1hour for the tour it is worth .the way they used to do bells'''the craftmanship of These peoples in 1590 .terrific, it is the same Family .14 Generations,they told you the way bells are make it is in deed very interesting ''''.if you like bells of course'''''if not ,still interesting''''

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The bell shop with the history of serving loyalty in Innsbruck, as is the case with other Austrian craftsmanship businesses. One of their staff showed me around the site where the bells are made, even though the door to the factory was signposted "no entry." He also had a good conversation with me. Entertained, this was certainly one of sweet... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

It is well worth the time to visit this historic bell foundry with its own museum and of course shop will all likes of bells.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Very interesting bell factory. Apparently, it is world famous. The museum is very small. There is an entrance fee. There is a large collection of tools and bells indoors and outdoors. The shop is amazing. It has a very large selections of bells of all sizes and designs. Best way to get there is on the 'Hop on and Hop... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Small but comprehensive and informative. Learned something new and now appreciate the technical innovation and craftsmanship that this firm has developed over the centuries. Not a bell person but surprised that I now am!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

An interesting little place all about bells. You can see the foundry through windowed doors and there are lots and lots of bells to see and an attempt to show you how bells are made... as well as a few to ring! It's only a few small rooms and an outside area and there isn't a lot of helpful information... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop into this famous bell company. We all the church bells, war bells, warning bells and peace ringing bells. Well this company tells its history and you learn how the bells are made also a side cut ti see the layers in a bell. A short video and then into a room where you can discover the... More 

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