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Schloss Ambras

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Address: Schloss Strasse 20, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
Phone Number: 43 1 525 24 4802
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Description: 10th-century castle of Archduke Ferdinand II.

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Fantastic ball room, incredible!!, nice grounds and all free with the Innsbruck card. Gardens beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Kent, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Fantastic ball room, incredible!!, nice grounds and all free with the Innsbruck card. Gardens beautiful.

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This stop on the hop on hop off bus was great. Amazing decorations. Would highly recommend visiting while in Innsbruck. Great displays. Easy to walk through the rooms.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Easy to park next to this Renaissance castle, which was converted into a palace by Ferdinand ll. Interesting collections of diverse natures eg the Armoury, which has rare examples from 15th and 16th century. The beautiful Spanish Hall is impressive - it was empty of visitors, as was the rest of the Schloss. Interesting to learn about the interlacing of... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great castle exhibition, have been to a lot Over the years but found this very interesting, easy to get to via hop on hop off tour bus.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Museums are not top of my hit parade but worth a visit, especially if you use the Innsbruck travel pas and combine this attraction with others in the area. Not very busy at all and we seemed to have the place virtually to ourselves. Excellent collection of armour but we found the portraits, and there are a lot of them,... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The area around this museum/castle was very peaceful and very well kept. The museum entrance was not expensive and well worth the money. Because there were very few visitors, we were able to look at each display at our own pace. There were so many unusual pieces (things you don't usually see in a typical museum) that I wish I... More 

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

the journey on the little train from Igls was lovely and the grounds of the castle are beautiful but I found the Museum quite boring far to many portraits. They were all alike even the women quite ugly with huge noses. Nothing like the features of modern day Austrians which I thought quite strange

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Bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went out to the schloss on Tram 3,hiked up the hill on New Years Eve afternoon and had the whole place virtually to ourselves. The collection of curiosities is incredible, worth an hour at least, folowed by the stunning pinces hall, and a glass collection of world reknown. Catch the same tram back on your innsbruck card or forkbout... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Nice grounds and big selection of armoured suits. We ran out of time so hurried through but it deserved a good look. Get the Innsbruck Card- it's good value.

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I found the grounds around Ambras to be a real treat to walk through. There is a charge to go into the palace but it is free to walk around the park and well worth the trip even if you do not go through the palace. Great views of Innsbruck and surrounding mountains.

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