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Admont Monastery

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A jewel of the Baroque era meets contemporary art. 70.000 restored books, ceiling frescoes and sculptures in the magnificent world largest monastery library meet creations of Erwin Wurm, Rudi Molacek and Lois Renner in the huge museum of the Abbey...more
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Kirchplatz 1, Admont 8911, Austria
+43 3613 2312604
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

The monastery is incredible, situated among high mountains and in a quiet part of Austria. It's worth visiting for its lovely gardens and, above all, it's incredible library. You won't regret spending time there, I also recommend taking the free guided tour (even though it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maja S
Reviewed September 21, 2018

First of all, apart from the entrance fee we also paid a few 2 or 3 eur for a photography licence, which grants you the right to take pictures in the Natural Museum and in the Library. Natural museum sounded somehow ...mmm...boring for us till...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gemini0306
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We purposely came to this town after visited Hallstatt, mainly to view this magnificent library. First we see the Benedictine Abbey of Admont before we go to the Museum. The Admont Monastery Library is in the Museum. We have to pay some fee if we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mee shian c
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I love bibliotheks - so, I can only say "it was amazing". My son didn´t enjoy it so much, but the walk in the park was nice for both of us:o)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barbora J
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We were on our way to beautiful Hallstatt and we decided to have a stop in Admont and visit the monastery. I don't think anyone would travel in this area of Austria just because of the monastery. But it was a good travel break, we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bruno_Croatia
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Gorgeous library. Wonderful place to stop and stretch your legs as you travel around Austria. A bit off the beaten path to say the least.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Amazing bibliotheca and a must see if you are in Admont. Text panels and labels also in English in the galleries. The library really is breathtaking.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

The exterior of the monastery was very peaceful with a large pond. It was really nice just walking the grounds and enjoying the serenity and only hearing the songs of birds. However this was just the beginning. Once you got into the library, I was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kgv2828
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The largest collection of books in a monastery housed in the most fabulous baroque architecture. Well work a visit. Guess where the secret doors are to the upper gallery. Clue there are four and all in the middle section. We had a very helpful guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ronn52
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The Admont Monastery may be a bit of a drive to get out there for a visit, however it is totally worth the ride. Not only is the library stunning but the rest of the museum as well as the church and the grounds are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Admont Monastery or Melk Abbey? (5 Replies)
If you only had time for one, which one would you choose? They both look so beautiful!
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