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Castle Tyrol - South Tyrolean Museum of History

Closes in 23 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iconic castle

Long but not difficult walk to the castle. What remains of the castle is great, but most of the... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
Excellent Historic Castle

A lovely long walk to get to this castle, but well worth it. We learned much about the time period... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Annapolis, Maryland
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Opening hours: from 15th March to 9th December 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (from 1 to 31 August until 6 p.m.) Closed on Mondays except 2th April 2018
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Schlossweg 24, 39019 Tirolo / Dorf Tirol, Italy
+39 0473 220221
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Long but not difficult walk to the castle. What remains of the castle is great, but most of the interior has been heavily modernised for use as a museum of Tirolean history. The museum it very good, although all captions are in German and Italian...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

A lovely long walk to get to this castle, but well worth it. We learned much about the time period along with enjoying incredible views from every direction.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Particularly the views along the way and in the castle are breathtaking. The museum itself offers a glimpse on the difficult relationship between Italy and Austria in the 20th century. Equally interesting is the story about the castle and how it came to be. Well...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We could see this castle from our hotel at night so we decided to check it out. The road to the West of it, from Lagundo, was very fun and scenic on our motorcycle and we were able to park right at the front door...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The neighbours and history were not always kind to Tirol and it's people, still they kept their pride, language and culture and today they present with great fierceness the traces of their agitated past.Perfect setting in this castle that was the heart of their nation...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank dierik
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful castle with scenic view of surrounding vineyards,Merano and Alps. Enjoyable with children - interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 74MarcoPolo
Reviewed 17 April 2017

If you are out and about in the area, do not miss this place. It has been extensively restored to a high standard (as everything in the area...) and is and enjoyable 2 to 3 hour visit. The short walk from the village (where you...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Chiara S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Park your car in the car park along the main road, just after the center. Then take a nice 15 minute walk to the castle along a "boulevard" and through a narroe tunnel. The castle itself is open from April to November, but there is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank bclout
Reviewed 31 October 2016

An excellent place to learn all about the history of South Tirol. Well presented documentaion of the past and recent history of this beautiful country.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 240kaspar
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It has been ages since I visited this old castle with the most stunning view over the Etschtal. I was blown away how beautiful the castle had been renovated and how interesting the museum is. I would definitely classify it as a must see when...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 497stephanj
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