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Alpinarium Galtur

Address: Hauptstrasse 29c, Galtur 6563, Austria
Phone Number: +43(0)5443 20000
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Galtur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums

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Newbury
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is a good museum and well worth taking time to visit. There is a good cinema presentation on Galtur including information on the avalanche. The infinity mirror room is fascinating and the views from the roof show the avalanche protection walls and views of the town. There is a nice café too.

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Riga, Latvia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

It was a nice educational trip about the city of Galtur. 8 Euros per adult or 7 Euros if you're staying in one of the valley cities. There were many historical exhibitions about Galtur, its' beginnings, famous people from there or visiting the city and some history that was more up to date. The mirror room was exceptionally fun. Many... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
40 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

tells the story of the avalanche with detail and sensitivity also much information about the town and environs.There is an excellent café and observation terrace

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Interesting architecture and interior, but totally disappointing if you don't speak German - no translation in English or any other language. Just a few exhibits with explanation in German only and a film which might have been worth seeing, if only someone had made a small effort to add subtitles. Not very polite reaction from the receptionist when we complained... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Testimonials about the beauty of the mountain, but also about people's work to stem nature. Here I saw something about man's struggle against avalanches, because there were many victims Galtür over time.

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Budapest, Hungary
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

This building was a sobering reminder of a terrible catastrophe. Also my children really enjoyed seeing the exhibits, very informative. Definitely a "must see" when visiting Galtur.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

nice avalanche museum and local life and development, you can do it in different paces. beautifully decorated inside though boring on the outside. good for families

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scotland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Great museum with creative displays. Especially liked the section with knitted landscape. BUT we have very little knowledge of German, so some of the exhibits were wasted on us.

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Tonbridge
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

The above title says it all after a bus ride to get to the slopes from Ischgl. In a whiteout when we should not have skied but when you have a made one mistake you just keep going.

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Merseyside
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139 reviews 139 reviews
30 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The Alpinarium was built after the avalanche in 1999, The building is incorporated into a large avalanche protection wall. The building contains a climbing wall, cafe and exhibition area. We went to the exhibition on a cold wet afternoon. There is a fee but we got a reduction with our Silvretta passes. The exhibition comprises a large wooden tunnel which... More 

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