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Museums in Merano
Archive and history of the town on the Passer river
Museums in Merano

Museums in Merano

Archive and history of the town on the Passer river

As archival sources, the museums in Merano/Meran present aspects of local history from different perspectives. The history of the town is often presented interactively in relation to the present, such as at the Touriseum, the South Tyrol Museum of Tourism, in the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle.



There are numerous information centers and institutions such as the South Tyrol Museum of History in nearby Tyrol Castle, the Jewish Museum at the Merano Synagogue, the re-opened Palais Mamming City Museum, or the Prince’s Castle in Merano – along with many new museums and galleries, including Art Merano, the ES Gallery and the Women’s Museum.

The museums
Jewish Museum and Synagogue
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Jewish Museum and Synagogue
Between the end of the 19th century and the outbreak of World War II, the Jewish community of Merano was among the most significant of the continent. The ...
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Women´s Museum
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Women´s Museum
The only such museum in Italy, it overlooks Piazza del Grano.The upper floor houses the permanent collection about fashion and objects used by women in their ...
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Palais Mamming Museum
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Palais Mamming Museum
The Palais Mamming Museum is located in a newly renovated Baroque palace in Piazza Duomo and hosts the collections of the civic museum. The permanent ...
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Touriseum - South Tyrol Museum of Tourism
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Touriseum - South Tyrol Museum of Tourism
Trauttmansdorff Castle, where Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sissi) would come in holiday, now houses the Touriseum, the first museum in the Alps ...
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Kunst Meran - Merano Arte
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Kunst Meran - Merano Arte
Exhibitions, concerts, performances, seminars and roundtable debates about the development of contemporary art are organized in a three-story, 500m² space, in ...
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Winegrowing Museum Rametz Castle
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Winegrowing Museum Rametz Castle
Four large rooms at Rametz Castle house an exhibition of equipment used in viticulture. The collection includes tools for the cultivation of the wheat and the ...
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House Museum Villa Freischütz
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House Museum Villa Freischütz
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the measures adopted by the Italian Government on March 8 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the museum will be closed to the public ...
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The Prince's Castle
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The Prince's Castle
This castle was the residence of the Prince of Tyrol since 1470 and it is one of the most remarkable testaments of the Merano of the past centuries. It is one ...
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