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Alpinarium Galtur

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Address: Hauptstrasse 29c, Galtur 6563, Austria
Phone Number: +43(0)5443 20000
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Nice to visit.

Is a place to spend an half a hour and to find out something about Galtur history. The laser room is nice and funny. Small museum in a small town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2016
EpureL
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Constanta, Romania
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Constanta, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Is a place to spend an half a hour and to find out something about Galtur history. The laser room is nice and funny. Small museum in a small town.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

I visited this museum with my wife on the last day of our skiing holiday. The museum had a small entrance fee but this was certainly worth the cost. Much of the museum is annotated in English and although the themed areas used are not always that clear, the museum is overall well-organised and well executed. There is a section... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

This museum is laid out in an unusual way. The items and information here is all local. We were fascinated by the history of one of the families. We were also very touched by the information concerning the avalanche that happened in 1999.

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Thank alpine-lovers
Israel
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The local museum and culture center, we was spin 2 hours for look on history of local places. interesting mirror room, history of Galtur.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Visited on a rainy day. Entry was free with our Silvretta card. Didn't quite get the exhibition but maybe because I can't read German and there was many exhibits translated in English. The short film with English sub-titles about the avalanche that hit Galtur in 1999 was very interesting & a room covered in mirrors (walls, ceiling & floor) was... More 

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West Dorset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Lots of mirrors make walking around this museum feel slightly strange. The cinema detailing the devastating avalanche of 1996 is very interesting and worth a visit for this alone to appreciate the togetherness of Galtur inhabitants.

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Thank mrjinx
UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Came across this museum on our last day as we were waiting for the bus transfer. Go up to the first floor to the café and then up again using the outside steps. Great panoramic view of Galtur. Friends had lunch in the café - all good.

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Newbury
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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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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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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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