Museums in Tauferer Ahrntal
The holiday region Tauferer Ahrntal is not only a prime address for hikers and mountaineers, but also for lovers of culture, art and history. Here you'll get some information about its most important museums.
Mineralogical Museum Kirchler
Ahrntal. The formation of the Alps is shown in a fascinating manner through mineral strata from the Hohe Tauern National Park collected over the decades by Josef Kirchler at the mineral museum. Over 750 examples of have been put on display from the areas of the Zillertal Alps and the Hohe Tauern.
South Tyrol Mining Museum
Prettau. Copper has been mined in Prettau for over 500 years. The administrative center of the mines was in Steinhaus (Cadipietra). The former granary, the food warehouse for the mines, has been the home of the Steinhaus Mining Museum since autumn, 2000.