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The Salzburg Open-air Museum in Grossgmain is located on the outskirts of Salzburg in the heart of an enchanting natural landscape. With the historic museum´s narrow-gauge railway you experience a marvellous ride through the 50 hectars of grounds. A...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Hasenweg 1, Grossgmain 5084, Austria
+43 662 850011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a large outdoor museum, divided into sections each giving information about different regions in Austria. There is a train available inside to take you around. The kids enjoyed the train

Thank aishu_47
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

A fascinating collection of old style houses, farm buildings. Unfortunately rain cut our visit short but we enjoyed the picturesque landscape and buildings. Easy to get to by public transport and included in Salzburg card.

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Easy to reach by bus 180 from main station. Beautiful setting, fascinating original farmhouses, even a petrol station, mini power station, train ride. Pity lack of English explanation on many aspects, but still a worthwhile tour. Would rank in top 5 in Salzburg.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a remarkably large and impressive museum featuring a series of old Bavarian buildings in a park-like setting, with a small train trundling between areas that represent different regions. You can also walk between them. I was particularly impressed with the craftsmanship of the...More

Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

So many interesting houses and mini exhibitions are integrated nicely into the idyllic landscape. They even have a train that leaves every 30 minutes. Lots of history is covered, from the hard live anno 1400-1800, to an electricity power station anno 1916.

Thank MrSobok
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Rural architecture, mostly farm buildings built between 1700 and 1900 have been moved here from their original locations throughout Salzburg, cared for and preserved here. You can enter many of the buildings, which include period home furnishings and farm equipment. Good explanations are in German...More

1  Thank ClioChicago_Illinois
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I was very surprised with this outdoor Museum. It shows you all the differant areas in the Salzburgerland and gives you a look into the farmers way of life around the mid 1800. The old railway train that runs through the middle of the area...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The museum is very large (hence there is an old train which takes you around - very nice experience) and is split in 4-5 main regions, each corresponding to a specific region in Austria. There are old houses showing (very lively) the way of life...More

Thank Calin G
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had a good experience in the open museum of the Netherlands, few years ago so we decided to try this one as well. It was a nice day and we walked between the houses of the various Salzburg regions, most of them brought as-is...More

Thank Alon B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

It so nice to see old buildings being pulled down and re constructed for people to see how they where built.

Thank Bert B
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31 October 2015|
Response from ReluctantGeek | Reviewed this property |
This is a self-guided museum with very good English signage, so I think someone with weak or no German would be fine.