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Museum Hallstatt

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Address: Seestrasse 56, Hallstatt A-4830 , Austria
Phone Number: +43 (0) 6134 8280 15
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High-quality museum on the mountain

This museum led us through the complete history of Hallstatt. The quality of the exhibits was surprising for such a small town. This museum would be interesting for children as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Orebro, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This Place gave us a good overview of Hallstatt and the surrounding area. Historical, there is much to take in, and the museum does a good job of giving a brief introduction. It was especially nice that all exhibits had options for German and English, with extra information provided in multiple languages (e.g., Italian, Czech, Japanese, Chinese).

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Waverly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This museum led us through the complete history of Hallstatt. The quality of the exhibits was surprising for such a small town. This museum would be interesting for children as well as adults.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

TIP: if you are planning on visiting the salt mine and the museum you may want to do the museum first because it gives you a good history of the mine, the tools & some of the clothing of early miners. The museum is much larger than it looks from outside & there are English descriptions for nearly everything, you... More 

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Budapest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Not too long and quite interesting also with kids. Celtic figurines, jewelry were our favourite but we learned a lot also about the history of Hallstatt. Check out the internet site- sometimes there are candlelight ship tours combined with museum tickets.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is an excellent starting point to grasp Hallstadt & it's history. Much of what you will see in the village is related to & shaped by it's history as explained here, both cultural & geologic. I vaguely remembered the term "Hallstadt Culture" from course work ages ago, but I'm ashamed to say I didn't make the connection with this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Excellent overview of the history and geology of the area. Helpful to do before touring the salt mine. I had no idea that the area housed 7000 years of human history or that it had such a rich fossil record. Visiting before our salt mine visit definitely gave us a deeper understanding and appreciation for what we were seeing. Museum... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

It's not fair of me to compare it with other Archaeological Museums, so I will just say: it is indeed interesting. The best part of the exhibits are towards the last rooms, where you will have plenty of time to actually see and photograph the beautiful finds that are shown in the many videos that you are supposed to watch.... More 

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Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We had no great expectations of Hallstatt. We took the local bus from Salzburg to Bad Ischl and then after coffee and a snack the connecting train to Hallstat. We managed one ticket from Salzburg to Hallstat for both journeys so ask when you board the bus in Mirabellplatz. The station at Hallstat is on the opposite side of Hallstat... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is my second review of the Museum which normally I hightly recommend. However this time we visited with a disabled friend who is wheelchair bound outdoors but can manage to walk slowly with the aid of two sticks. He struggled to get around the museum. An investment in stannah stair lifts would make all the difference. He loved his... More 

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Salvador, BA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The Museu Hallstatt, its important to visit and you dont spend many time to do it. Near the Markt Place.

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Address: Address: Seestrasse 56, Hallstatt A-4830 , Austria
Phone Number: +43 (0) 6134 8280 15
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Upper Austria  >  Hallstatt

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