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South Tyrolean Folklore Museum

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A Museum? Almost a Living Village!

They may call the place by a name that says ’Specialists only, please!” but don’t be put off. This... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Helsinki, Finland
Insight into the region in a way no indoor displays can accomplish.

It illustrates, through actual artifacts and working items such as a cascade of water mills, how... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2015
Larry D
Devon, Pennsylvania
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Jul 27, 2017
“A Great Visit”
Jul 30, 2016
“A Museum? Almost a Living Village!”
Il museo etnografico illustra la vita della società rurale di un tempo – dalla nobiltà al bracciantato. Nel centro si trova l'imponente residenza barocca Mair am Hof con le sale padronali e le collezioni etnografiche. Nel fabbricato rustico del Mair...more
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Herzog-Diet-Str. 24 | Dietenheim, 39031, Brunico, Italy
+39 0474 552087
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

You can walk around the old Tyrolean houses that were predominant over a hundred years ago plus. See how they lived and the hardships they endured. Many different houses to look round. Their are conveniences and a lovely little restaurant that was a bit slow...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

They may call the place by a name that says ’Specialists only, please!” but don’t be put off. This really is a fun place to spend a couple of hours or even a day. The large open air museum invites you to see how the...More

Thank Zeilou
Reviewed 15 April 2016

A nice little trip down the history of Tyrol - they have a functioning mill and some animals - Your kids will love it

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Reviewed 2 June 2015

It illustrates, through actual artifacts and working items such as a cascade of water mills, how farming and milling were accomplished before the area had electricity and other modern conveniences.

Thank Larry D
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We' be been in this beautiful museum in a rainy mid august day; even if the weather wasn't so good we really enjoyed the museum where you can see and live the atmosphere of many years ago in the rural landscape near Bolzano. Very good...More

Thank Davidetibs
Reviewed 31 July 2014

As with everything else in this part of Italy, this museum has a German name (Sudtiroler Landsmuseum fur Volkskunde) and an Italian name (Museo provinciale degli usi e costumi). The official English title, according to their handbook, is The South Tyrol Museum of Folk Traditions....More

1  Thank calumthemighty
Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

From the old farm houses and mills of South Tyrol to the traditional music instruments, pharmacists, churches, cow bells and much, much more this indoor/outdoor museum has everything the south Tyrolean times gone by offered. The museum (€6 adult entry ticket) has an extremely interesting...More

1  Thank europelover26
Reviewed 5 August 2012

It's a muslim that aim to show how people use to live in the country hundreds of years ago You can visit and enter in around 20 houses and they are all perfectly restored and with the original forniture. It's a great place for kids...More

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