The Hallstatt Museum, or Museum Hallstatt, is a museum in Hallstatt, Upper Austria, that has an unrivalled collection of discoveries from the local salt mines and from the cemeteries of Iron Age date near to the mines, which have made Hallstatt the type site for the important Hallstatt culture. The museum is close the Hallstattersee, below the salt mines on the mountainside. The museum, the salt mines, and the Dachstein Ice Cave are designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site.Work out when and for how long to visit Museum Hallstatt and other Hallstatt attractions using our handy Hallstatt day trip planning website .
Since 2002 the museum has occupied the former Hallstatt parsonage, and the previous holdings of the museum have been reunited with many of the objects which had previously been on display at the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna.
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Very informative with facinating artifacts dating back thousands of years. We had no idea the depth of history of this region. Admission was quite reasonable. more »
Excellent museum with an excellent way of presenting the history of the saltmine and life of the local miners. They walk you through the complete history of 7000 years of mining salt. Very well spent ... more »
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