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Metzgerhaus Museum

The museum of local history in Kirchdorf in Tirol!

The so-called Metzgerhaus is a farmhouse dating from the 17th century. The ground floor is in original condition. The 1st storey was burnt down during the village fire in 1809, but was rebulit in the same year (year inscription in the roof ridge). Metzgerhaus is a museum of local history and the community archive for Kirchdorf in Tirol, however it is also used as a cultural venue.

From 1678 to 1825 the "Metzger franchise" (Metzger privilege) was on the building, hence the name "Metzgerhaus". The museum is an Unterinntal farm, with a house attached to the gable end, with the traditional functions for living found in the hallway, the stable and the remainder in the adjoining rear section. What you see is a typical agricultural building from the early 20th century, a genuine Unterinntal farmhouse snug with circular wooden bench, chicken coops, tiled stove and small wall cabinets. One special feature are the lintel boards. A section of the former stable on the ground floor has been adapted for the exhibition. In two cabinets there are also various work attire and celebratory costumes on display.

Attractions

  • checkRupert Wintersteller room (freedom fighter)

  • checkCollection of votive panels

  • checkBalthasar Waltl exhibition (painter)

  • checkAustrian uniforms

  • checkGeology of Kirchdorf in Tirol

  • checkBurial items Erpfenstein Castle

  • checkHunting exhibit

  • checkAgricultural tools & Apiary

  • Metzgerhaus museum in Kirchdorf - St. Johann in Tirol region
  • Metzgerhaus museum in Kirchdorf - St. Johann in Tirol region
  • Metzgerhaus museum in Kirchdorf - St. Johann in Tirol region

Good to know

  • checkCar parking: directly opposite, at Kirchdorf in Tirol information office (free)

  • checkWC: There is a public WC opposite the museum

  • checkGuided tours, prices & opening hours: 5 + people available at any time - Price per person € 5.-

  • checkRegistration: Head of Culture Maria Braito (Tel: 0043 664 9744038) or Bettina Reiter (Tel: 0043 664 73493087)

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