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Mineral museum in Ahrntal

Get enchanted by sparkling crystals, gemstones like garnets and emeralds as well as by gold from Ahrntal valley and Hohe Tauern national park. At the mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal, you can admire and buy countless treasures.

The mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal has evolved along decades of passion for minerals. Over time, family Kirchler has searched and collected a considerable number and has transformed the museum into one of the most important mineral museums of the Eastern Alps.

In Johann, visitors are offers and exhibition area of 300 m² with around 1,000 single exhibits. The collection includes more than 100 minerals, such as quartzes, feldspars and gemstones from Ahrntal and Hohe Tauern.

The unique wonders of nature were formed around 30 million years ago in the inside the earth’s crust, under high pressure and with very high temperatures. Venturesome collectors gather these jewels of the Alps under partly dangerous conditions and save them from destruction by nature.

Some of the most special attractions of the mineral museum in Ahrntal are the South Tyrolean smoky quartzes, originally rebuilt Alpine tension gashes and wonderful twisted rock crystal from the mine in Prettau.

At the multimedia room, visitors learn more about the formation of minerals, about searching and finding these treasures as well as about their healing effects. The connected shop offers minerals, jewels and souvenirs from Ahrntal and from the entire world to buy. Another highlight is the opening of geodes. The museum is also ideal for bus trips – a spacious car parking is located directly along the main road.

Mineralienmuseum - Artur Kirchler
Mineralienmuseum - Artur Kirchler
St. Johann, Mühlegg 101 I-39030 Ahrntal - Südtirol
+39 0474 652145
info@arturkirchler.com
www.mineralienmuseum.com

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Mineral museum Ahrntal
Mineral museum Ahrntal

Discover the jewels of the Alps at the mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal, with over 1,000 exhibits and a well-sorted museum shop.

Mineralienmuseum Kirchler
Mineral museum Ahrntal
Mineral museum Ahrntal

Discover the jewels of the Alps at the mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal, with over 1,000 exhibits and a well-sorted museum shop.

Mineralienmuseum Kirchler
Mineral museum Ahrntal
Mineral museum Ahrntal

Discover the jewels of the Alps at the mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal, with over 1,000 exhibits and a well-sorted museum shop.

Mineralienmuseum Kirchler
Mineral museum Ahrntal
Mineral museum Ahrntal

Discover the jewels of the Alps at the mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal, with over 1,000 exhibits and a well-sorted museum shop.

Mineralienmuseum Kirchler
Mineral museum Ahrntal
Mineral museum Ahrntal

Discover the jewels of the Alps at the mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal, with over 1,000 exhibits and a well-sorted museum shop.

Mineralienmuseum Kirchler
Mineral museum Ahrntal
Mineral museum Ahrntal

Discover the jewels of the Alps at the mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal, with over 1,000 exhibits and a well-sorted museum shop.

Mineralienmuseum Kirchler
Mineral museum Ahrntal
Mineral museum Ahrntal

Discover the jewels of the Alps at the mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal, with over 1,000 exhibits and a well-sorted museum shop.

Mineralienmuseum Kirchler
Mineral museum Ahrntal
Mineral museum Ahrntal

Discover the jewels of the Alps at the mineral museum in St. Johann in Ahrntal, with over 1,000 exhibits and a well-sorted museum shop.

Mineralienmuseum Kirchler

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Alpenpalace Luxury Hideaway & Spa Retreat - St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
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Alpenpalace Luxury Hideaway & Spa Retreat
St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
4.5 Excellent

Exclusive well-being oasis, excellent cuisine, dreamlike spa with pools, saunas & much more!

from 201 € per day
AMONTI & LUNARIS Wellnessresort - Steinhaus in Tauferer Ahrntal
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AMONTI & LUNARIS Wellnessresort
Steinhaus in Tauferer Ahrntal
4.7 Excellent

Your NEW AMONTI & LUNARIS WELLNESSRESORT in the Aurina valley with 6.000m² spa area and large Sky Garden.

from 197 € per day
Wellness Refugium Alpin Royal - St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
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Wellness Refugium Alpin Royal
St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
4.7 Excellent

Comfortable rooms with tiled stove, whirlpool and canopy bed, spacious wellness and beauty area with indoor pool, various saunas & a broad offer of massages, excellent cuisine.

from 120 € per day
Parkhotel Schachen - St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
Parkhotel Schachen
St. Johann in Tauferer Ahrntal
4.1 Very good

Comfortable rooms, hearty hospitality, well-kept garden with sunbathing lawn, indoor pool, Finnish sauna, infrared cabin, aroma steam bath, culinary theme evenings & in-house pizzeria.

from 61 € per day
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