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Hallstatt Museum (Welterbemuseum Hallstatt) Tours

Hallstatt Museum (Welterbemuseum Hallstatt)
Thanks to its alpine beauty, lakeside location in the heart of the Austrian Alps and the fact that it has been almost continually inhabited since Neolithic times, the picture-perfect Salzkammergut (Lake District) village of Hallstatt was UNESCO World Heritage site-listed in 1997. Blessed with wooden chalets, a flower-festooned central square and an 18th-century ossuary where skulls are decorated with floral motifs, the village owes its growth and wealth to the salt mines that were first worked over 7,000 years ago, making them the oldest known mines in the world. Perched high above the village and accessible by funicular, the mines can only be visited in summer, but the Hallstatt Museum (Welterbemuseum Hallstatt) is open all year around to showcase their history as well as the religious and cultural development of the region. The collection includes a mixed bag of prehistoric tombs, Celtic animals statues, crockery from Roman times and skulls of the brown bears once indigenous to the Austrian Alps but the undoubted highlight is the priceless Iron Age grave treasure – including vast urns and pitchers – excavated near the mines and previously exhibited in Vienna.

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Seestrasse 56 A, 4830 Hallstatt. Opening hours Jan–Mar, Nov–Dec Wed–Sun 11am–3pm; Apr, Oct daily 10am–4pm; May–Sept daily 10am–6pm. Admission adults €8; seniors, students & children €7; family ticket €14. Hallstatt is around 75 minutes’ scenic drive from Salzburg.
Address: Seestrasse 56 A, Hallstatt, Salzkammergut, Salzburg 4830, Austria
Hours: Jan–Mar and Nov–Dec: Wed–Sun 11am–3pm; Apr and Oct: daily 10am–4pm; May–Sept: daily 10am–6pm
Admission: Adults €8; Seniors, Students & Children €7; Family Ticket €14
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The Best of Hallstatt Walking Tour

The Best of Hallstatt Walking Tour

Why Hallstatt is one of the trendiest places to visit in Europe? What can i see in Hallstatt? Among the most beautiful and tendry places in Austria, the town of Hallstatt is never missing. A village that rises between the mountainside and the shore of Lake Hallstatter See. Hallstatt is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Austria and possibly in Europe. The fairytale town is actually included in the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO since 1997. Is Hallstatt really that pretty? Of course! Get ready to experience Hallstatt in a different perspective. A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt Museum (Welterbemuseum Hallstatt) hours of operation: Jan–Mar and Nov–Dec: Wed–Sun 11am–3pm; Apr and Oct: daily 10am–4pm; May–Sept: daily 10am–6pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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