Ganghofer Museum in Leutasch
One of the most famous writers of his time, Ludwig Ganghofer (1855 - 1920) spent many weeks of the year in his cottage "Hubertus" near the Tillfuß-meadow in the valley of Leutasch.
There, he wrote one of his most famous novels "The Silence in the forest." In addition, he invited there a lot of personalities from the arts and culture, such as Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Because of its revenues, he could lease one of the biggest hunts in Northern Alps. Of the numerous horse-riding-trails that he had created, are still many to find.
The Ganghofer-museum offers a lot for historically and culturally interested hikers. Right next to the church in the district Kirchplatzl you get an insight into the life and work of Ludwig Ganghofer, hunting in Leutasch, as well as the village's history.
Tyrolean Folk Museum
The Tyrolean Folk Museum in Innsbruck is one of Europe's finest of its kind
The decision a "Tyrolean Gewerbemuseum in Innsbruck to set up summarized the Tyrolean industry association in 1888. To the Tyrolean handicrafts to new ideas, was the initial collecting contemporary craft best products. This was subsequently extended to the "art and objects alttirolischen on products Tyrol house diligence" extended.
In possession of the Trade and Industrial Chamber in 1903, the "Tyrol Museum of folk art and commerce" was founded. Received later, however the buildings of the former Franciscan monastery in the Innsbruck University Street a permanent home. In 1926, the valuable collections of the province of Tyrol with the obligation on them to "in a public museum to be."
Thus the "Tyrolean Folk Art Museum which was opened in 1929.
Even before the First World War was a major part of the goods purchased. The old country with today's Tyrol Trentino (formerly Welschtriol) and the Ladin valleys around the Dolomites, the collection area. They come from various social strata such as the peasantry, the bourgeoisie but also the nobility. Arts and crafts, home industries, popular religiosity, masks and costumes are the main exhibition.
Der Besuch im "Tiroler Volkskunstmuseum" lohnt sich also für jeden Kunstliebhaber!
Tyrolean countrymuseum "Ferdinandeum"
Due to the significant and comprehensive collections of art history, history, archeology, history, science and music became the Ferdinandeum a museum of international standing.
After Budapest and Graz it was from 1823 the third-oldest national museum in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. The Ferdinadeum moves because of its large collection in the international field of top regional and national museums. It is also part and the mirror image of the identity of Tyrol. The facade was built in the style of the Florentine neo-Renaissance and is unique in Innsbruck. Since its founding, it is a universal culture to the history of the country-oriented museum with a view to an european orientation.
Embark on a thrilling journey through the Pre-and Early History of the old Tyrol. The exhibition tour presents international and regional objects of art history. The exhibition ranges from the prehistoric through the Roman era, the early Middle Ages, the Romanesque, the Gothic, the Baroque and the 19th Century to the present. The offer is expanded with exhibitions, concerts and brokerage operations.
Armory in Innsbruck
The Armory presents itself as a house of the tyrolean cultural history.
You chronologically walk through the regional history, which begins with prehistoric relics. The silver mining, salt extraction, the freedom struggle of 1809, but also the tourism and the two world wars will be clearly presented.
After the armed clashes between Tyrol and Switzerland in 1499, the former Tyrolean prince Maximilian I decided to build in Tyrol several arsenals.