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Alpinarium allowed us to understand Galtuer and how its coming to terms with 1999

We went by chance on an open day - no entry charges.That day was the 19th anniversary of the... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
chrisF8936TK
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London, United Kingdom
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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Reviewed August 19, 2018

This was an interesting museum imbued with symbolism, however almost none of the highly text based displays were in English so although we were given a brief overview of each room in English, I feel we missed out on a great deal though our lack...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We went by chance on an open day - no entry charges.That day was the 19th anniversary of the avalanche (23 Feb 1999), so we were glad to have the opportunity to understand what had happened - there is comfortable small cinema showing a German...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Innovative creative and informative - came out with full understanding on how the terrible events of 1999 came about and the amazing resilience and positive outlook of the local people is inspirational

Date of experience: January 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: March 2017
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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

Date of experience: September 2016
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