With its 3000 years of mining history in the area Kitzbühel is also the home of the Copper Mine Museum in nearby Jochberg about 6 miles south of the city. The area’s mining operations date back to 1447, and the mine was in operation until 1926. Since 1990 it has been a museum where visitors can descent into an actually mining pit. The museum is open from the middle of May until the middle of October and tours are available throughout the day and lasts about 30 minutes. Contact the museum for more information at info@bergbau.kupferplatt.at

The city is also home to the Cable Car Museum, which was established in 1993 to celebrate the 100 years of the area as a ski resort. The museum is of course accessible by the Hahnenkamm cable car and admission is free. It is open daily from 10am until 4pm.

The Farmhouse Museum offers a look back in time to see what life was like on a real Austria farms more than 100 yeas ago, while the actual building dates back several hundred years. Open throughout the summer from June until September, the Tyrolean style house features exhibits of authentic tools and stables that are quite unique to the Alps.