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I wasn't expecting much from the cringily named museum in the castle at the famous gardens, but it was extremely well presented and thought through. Thoroughly interesting, with a few rooms from the Sissi period.
I didn`t really wanted to go into this museum but once I was at the botanical garden the lady at the entrance said "You should see it. It is very nice."
She was right. In the end I would even say she underestimated. This museum...More
It started with 2 wooden figures outside representing tourists. Then a figure on a balcony from kaiserin (queen) Sissy. Then some little figures and alittle history about how tourists travelled then.
Then some modern 'stuff' like a sphere with little cans on it. Didn't get...More
It was almost an afterthought to pop into this museum when visiting the gardens but we enjoyed it as much as the garden themselves.Do not miss it for the history of Merano and South Tyrol through the last 100 years.Very moving.
loved the way the exhibition was laid out with a historical journey of the tyrol region over the years and how tourism evolved and how the actual type of tourist has changed over the years. A definitely must visit