We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Glockengiesserei Grassmayr

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Leopoldstrasse 53, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
Phone Number: 0043-512-59416-37
Website
Description: A 400-year old bell foundry and museum of bell-making.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 49 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Short Stop - But we loved the Bells

Not a very popular place, and few knew about this. The museum essentially is a part of a foundry / factory that still manufactures Bells....We loved what we saw....And it was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
RSunir
,
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Add Photo Write a Review

49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Not a very popular place, and few knew about this. The museum essentially is a part of a foundry / factory that still manufactures Bells....We loved what we saw....And it was a short 40 mins. The Hop on Hop off dropped us to the Basilica Wilten, and we walked for 5 mins (courtesy an amiable local who directed us), and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Nice small museum with different bells and the explanatio how the process is made, with the exhinition as well as with a move projected. There is an interactive room where you can hit the bells yourself and put a hand into a ringing bell placed upside down and filled with water to feel the vibe. There is also an old... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Really fortunate to have Frau Grassmayr show us some key points of this super and unique museum. Really interesting to learn how bells are made, and how the process has changed little over the years. Definitely worth a visit, easy to walk from the station or on the sightseer bus. Aladdin's cave of a shop too!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New York
Level Contributor
33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Let me tell you this: Although I've heard church bells ringing probably hundreds of times growing up in my hometown in Germany, I never spent much thought about the process behind crafting a bell. Well, until now. I don't know whether it was our overly charming guide (and part of the Grassmayr family) Elisabeth, or the impressive visit of the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
167 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great little museum, part of the Grassmayr bell foundry, which has been in business for over 400 years. Grassmayr began as an itinerant bell founder who would go from place to place and cast bells on-site because until the 19th century there were no roads strong enough to transport them. The museum discusses all the details of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
795 reviews
560 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 445 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

There are a lot of bells on show and you can visit the workshop where bells are made. During our visit, there was a huge bell being polished in the workshop and a large load ready for delivery. A fascinating visit!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vail, Colorado
Level Contributor
72 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Are you tired of seeing the ABCs? - another b***dy church/castle etc? Well, here is an interesting alternative, or maybe a bit of fun for the geeky types. Prepare for a lot of reading and such, and a lot of new knowledge about bells! The fun part is rewarding your study in the museum with a bit of play in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Moira, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
286 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We came here with the Innsbruck card as our last visit before getting the train back to Seefeld, we stayed so long we had to catch the next one. There is a long history of bell making here , the museum has multilingual displays and a lot of bells on display of all shapes and sizes. The highlights are the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chilcoot, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We really enjoyed the bell museum; probably one of our favorite museums. And they are still making bells! We walked from old town and took the bus back.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Worcester
Level Contributor
51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We really enjoyed the opportunity to learn how bells are actually made. And who knows better than these people whose family has been making bells for 400 years? The museum shows you how a bell starts as ore and then the steps it goes through to becoming a bell. There is also a room showing the acoustics involved in different... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Glockengiesserei Grassmayr also viewed

 

Been to Glockengiesserei Grassmayr? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Glockengiesserei Grassmayr

Address: Address: Leopoldstrasse 53, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
Phone Number: 0043-512-59416-37
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Tirol  >  Innsbruck

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Glockengiesserei Grassmayr staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?