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Messner Mountain Museum Ripa

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a curiosity cabinet making great use of a historic building.

Packed with all sorts of things, some of it ethnographic museum quality, some of it more or less... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii
Good place to visit on a "down day"

We visited the museum on a day that the weather was a little rainy and we had hiked the day before... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
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Schlossweg 2, 39031, Brunico, Italy
+39 0474 410220
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

Packed with all sorts of things, some of it ethnographic museum quality, some of it more or less junk, but a beautiful use of the castle itself. Better labeling would improve it, but that is a minor complaint; Messner's fascination with mountains and their peoples...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

This museum "presents mountain peoples from Asia, Africa, South America and Europe and reflects on their cultures, religions and tourism activities. The mountain culture is reflected in the daily lives of their inhabitants, who impart life and history to the mountains of the world. This...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We visited the museum on a day that the weather was a little rainy and we had hiked the day before and were a little tired. Were not sure what to expect but had read several interesting reviews. If you are going here to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

We spent just over 2 hours exploring the castle and the wonderful exhibition of the mountain peoples of the world.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NickiMags
Reviewed September 17, 2017

The Schloss is worth visiting for the medieval architecture---the museum itself is a hodgepodge of artifacts collected by Reinhold Messner on his world-wide journey to the worlds highest peaks, and as another visitor described ,"the worlds largest flea markets."--Alas, the museum does offer some useful...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jeff G
Reviewed August 27, 2017

very Interesting, you can see a lot of evidences of Messner's activity. Lots of settings, reenactments from Asia, Africa and Europe as well as South America. A must see!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Thapsos
Reviewed June 20, 2017

MMM is a great place for mountain lovers. This museum is dedicated to mountain inhabitants customs and traditions. There are 3 floors dedicated to the different continents, in my opinion (personal preference) the best parts are the ones dedicated to Asia (Nepal, India...). The location...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Diego Z
Reviewed October 31, 2016

This is an interesting double attraction literally perched on top of Brunico: a gorgeous castle fot historic value, and a global trekking and mountain museum for the aficionados of mountain climbing, compliments of living legend Messner and covering all global mountain cultures and people. If...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Marco B
Reviewed August 20, 2016

The castle where the museum is located is amazing. The museum collection is so various and absolutely interesting. The only negative point is the darkness in some rooms that do not allow to see anything!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank imparziale007
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I attribute a poor evaluation to attract the attention of the museum manager. The museum, the renovated castle, the contents about the mountain people's are beatific. Really they re. Nevertheless most of these beauties are in darkness because of the extremely poorly engineered lighting system....More

Date of experience: December 2015
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