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Nice exhibit to go along with the rest of the museum, castle and gardens. I'd spent most of the day... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
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When in the botanical gardens you must visit this museum. It recounts the history of the passes... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Via San Valentino 51 A, 39012, Merano, Italy
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Nice exhibit to go along with the rest of the museum, castle and gardens. I'd spent most of the day just checking it all out. Very nice destination.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

When in the botanical gardens you must visit this museum. It recounts the history of the passes over the mountains. Definitely worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Relevant for anyone who likes going up/down mountain passes. There is a lift - actually it's one lift and then a second lift, but it all works well.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

I wasn't expecting much from the cringily named museum in the castle at the famous gardens, but it was extremely well presented and thought through. Thoroughly interesting, with a few rooms from the Sissi period.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank OccasionalHope
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I didn`t really wanted to go into this museum but once I was at the botanical garden the lady at the entrance said "You should see it. It is very nice." She was right. In the end I would even say she underestimated. This museum...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is part of Trauttsmandorf Gardens Indoor, not huge but quite interesting. Lots of displays and things to read and listen to, available in 4 languages, including English

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

It is the first museum in the Alps dedicated to the tourism history. Located in the residence of Empress Elizabeth( Sissi) when she staied in Meran.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank MarinaG27
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

It started with 2 wooden figures outside representing tourists. Then a figure on a balcony from kaiserin (queen) Sissy. Then some little figures and alittle history about how tourists travelled then. Then some modern 'stuff' like a sphere with little cans on it. Didn't get...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank troopermini1
Reviewed 9 November 2015

It was almost an afterthought to pop into this museum when visiting the gardens but we enjoyed it as much as the garden themselves.Do not miss it for the history of Merano and South Tyrol through the last 100 years.Very moving.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank DorsetAngiec18
Reviewed 5 December 2014

loved the way the exhibition was laid out with a historical journey of the tyrol region over the years and how tourism evolved and how the actual type of tourist has changed over the years. A definitely must visit

Date of experience: July 2014
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