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Tyrol Castle
The South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History
Tyrol Castle

Tyrol Castle in Tirolo

The South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History


The 12th Century Tyrol Castle is bound up with the history of Tyrol. Initially referring to the castle inhabited by the Counts of Tirol, the name was extended to the lands under their dominion.
Numerous historical artifacts are preserved in Tyrol Castle, including works dating to the Romanesque era. Other notable features include marble doorways, early Gothic frescoes, a Gothic altar, and the oldest Tyrolean stained-glass windows in existence.
Nowadays, Tyrol Castle is home to the South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History. Housed in a newly renovated wing, the permanent exhibition consists of artifacts spanning various historical eras, from archaeological finds to more contemporary works.
In June and July, musical concerts are performed at Tyrol Castle during the annual Soirees held in the Knights’ Hall (Rittersaal).
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Eponymous family seat of the counts of Tyrol with Romanesque sculptures and frescoes
Tyrol Castle
Tyrol Castle
Tyrol Castle is the most historically significant castle in South Tyrol. Its origins stretch back into the late 11th century. Since 2003 Tyrol Castle has ...
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