Museums & Galleries

in the silver region Karwendel

Worlds of the unforgotten and imperishable

For many people, (at least) a visit to a museum while on vacation is a must. In the silver region Karwendel there are a multitude of museums and galleries. Discover the stories of Schwaz at the castle Freundsberg or the animal and nature world in the Jenbacher Museum. Almost every community has a special attraction - whether art, culture or a museum with unique exhibitions.

Kaiserjägermuseum - Emperor's Hunters Museum

Kaiserjägermuseum - Emperor's Hunters Museum

  • Place: Schwaz

The small but fine museum is located in the old Grudlhaus in Ludwig-Penz-Straße 12 and comprises two rooms. Exhibits of the Tyrolean imperial hunters before and during the Great War are on display.

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Jenbach Museum

Jenbach Museum

  • Place: Jenbach

So much history and nature spread over 700 m².

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Tiroler Schnapsmuseum im Plankenhof

Tiroler Schnapsmuseum im Plankenhof

  • Place: Pill

The historic distillery in the old vault - let yourself be transported back in time and enjoy your visit to the "Tiroler Schnapsmuseum".

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Gallery in the Schusterhaus

Gallery in the Schusterhaus

  • Place: Pill

The gallery is located in the 450 year old Schusterhaus in Pill. In the gallery you will find works by artists of realism (in all techniques).

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Tratzberg Castle

Tratzberg Castle

  • Place: Jenbach

This mighty, yet magical castle sits enthroned on a rocky ridge on the slopes of the Karwendel between Jenbach and Schwaz: The magnificent Renaissance Castle of Tratzberg.

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Motorcycle Museum.

Motorcycle Museum.

  • Place: Schwaz

Look forward to delving into 120 years of worldwide motorcycling history at the Motorcycle Museum in Schwaz.

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Museum der Völker - Museum of Ethnology

Museum der Völker - Museum of Ethnology

Currently Closed Open!

  • Place: Schwaz

Founded in 1995, the museum houses objects from Africa, Asia and Indonesia which the photographer and journalist Gert Chesi collected over 50 years and donated to the city of Schwaz in 2016.

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Ski Museum

Ski Museum

  • Place: Hochpillberg

The fashionable sport of “skiing” was tried here for the first time 150 years ago.

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Gallery on the Mountain

Gallery on the Mountain

  • Place: Hochpillberg

Diverse artists showcase their works of art in the Gallery on the Mountain.

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Hinterriss Nature Park House

Hinterriss Nature Park House

Currently Closed Open!

  • Place: Hinterriss

Hinterriss Nature Park House is one of the many jewels in the midst of the fascinating mountains of Karwendel Nature Park.

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Rabalderhaus

Rabalderhaus

Currently Closed Open!

  • Place: Schwaz

Painting, sculpture and handicrafts. The 500-year-old Rabalderhaus with its Gothic vaults and staircase is located in the centre of Schwaz.

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Gallery of the City of Schwaz.

Gallery of the City of Schwaz.

Currently Closed Open! Open!

  • Place: Schwaz

Contemporary art from the City of Schwaz Gallery is now housed in Enzenberg Palace. Veit Jakob Tänzel built Enzenberg Palace in 1515.

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Locksmith Museum Stauder

Locksmith Museum Stauder

Currently Closed Open! Open!

  • Place: Schwaz

On the occasion of Ernst Stauder Sr.'s 100th anniversary, a private locksmith museum was set up in our historic vaulted cellar.

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Fire Brigade Museum

Fire Brigade Museum

  • Place: Schwaz

Pumps, fire extinguishers and uniforms. In the Schwaz Fire Brigade Museum, state-of-the-art emergency vehicles can be admired right next to historical fire extinguishers. Helmets, equipment and old photos can be admired in various rooms and showcases on the first floor.

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Unterlechner Gallery.

Unterlechner Gallery.

Currently Closed Open!

  • Place: Schwaz

An ambitious gallery for modern art opened in 2011, close to the centre of Schwaz and just behind Schwaz Hospital.

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Italo Classics - Historical Motor Bikes

Italo Classics - Historical Motor Bikes

Currently Closed Open!

  • Place: Schwaz

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Rablhaus Museum

Rablhaus Museum

Currently Closed Open!

  • Place: Weerberg

Rablhaus Museum at Weerberg is the only museum institution in the Alpine area dedicated in its entirety to folklore, uniting elements of religious faith and superstition.

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