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Alpinarium Galtur

Hauptstrasse 29c, Galtur 6563, Austria
+43 5443 20000
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Contemporary museum

This was built when the 1999 avalanche destroyed part of the village, it's well worth looking round... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
easilypleasedNorfolk
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Norfolk
Quirky modern museum in a very small town

We expected the museum would tell us something about the alps (in general or specifically in the... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
Roger S
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Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hauptstrasse 29c, Galtur 6563, Austria
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+43 5443 20000
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

This was built when the 1999 avalanche destroyed part of the village, it's well worth looking round with you free entrance via the resort card. Its a history of the village and interesting although nearly all the exhibit explanations are in German. On a dull...More

Thank easilypleasedNorfolk
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We expected the museum would tell us something about the alps (in general or specifically in the area). It's really a museum about Galtür. There are interesting exhibits on the history of the area and the events leading up to the devastating avalanche the village...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Place has a great name but it's misleading. It's telling you almost nothing about the Alps and its fauna & flora but instead tells you a story about Galtur and its citizens. Which is OK but we did not come for that. Place has few...More

Thank Tomasz_Laskowski
Reviewed July 11, 2017

The museum is free with the Silvretta card and good alternative program in case of bad weather. It showcases the history of Galtur and the Silvretta valley in an informative and innovative way.

Thank Tamas K
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I learnt about the devastating avalanche in Galtur in 1999 and the science behind its occurrence. I loved the spherical coordinates room challenging Cartesian reference norms. Surrounding scenery is stunning.

Thank syj73
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We enjoyed our visit here spending easily 2 hours and enjoying it all. There is a lot of history about the 1999 avalanche in Galtur and the film is highly recommended. It is only in German but the English subtitles are reliable and good. The...More

Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed September 13, 2016

A most informative and innovative insight into the history of Galtur with many special features, mostly in German but also English translations. I found the guest books for the hotels dating back over a hundred years very interesting and to see old postcards showing how...More

Thank Michael Charles W
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Maybe we were tired at the end of a walk but all the mirrors made us feel dizzy, we didn't get the point of half the stuff, most information given was in German only though randomly I did get to 'phone a glacier' in English...More

Thank cml245
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Amazing museum about history and contemporary of the Paznaun valley with very nice art expression. Good for kids and adult.

Thank Tomas_segi_Vanco
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.

Thank EpureL
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