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Museum Der Stadt Villach

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Wish we had more time

We visited late on a Saturday afternoon. We were greeted warmly and bought our tickets. We first... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ron W
Fredericksburg, Texas
Good chance there is a special exhibition on the ground floor

We were lucky, because there was a very interesting special exhibition on the ground floor about... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Widmanngasse 38, Villach 9500, Austria
+43 4242 2053535
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited late on a Saturday afternoon. We were greeted warmly and bought our tickets. We first visited the "Zimmer Frei" exhibit. This gave us a very good view of early tourism in Villach area and how it advanced over the years. We were saddened...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We were lucky, because there was a very interesting special exhibition on the ground floor about the history of tourism in Carinthia, called "Zimmer Frei". It was very eye-opening to learn how the tourist industry of Carinthia progressed from a rather primitive undertaking, people renting...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The museum itself was pretty nice and so were the things exposed in it. Unfortunately all I could do was look around without understanding anything of the history and description of anything because everything was in German. There was nothing available in English and other...More

Thank Beatrice N
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A great way to get a quick overview of the city & history of Villach. Wonderful, friendly staff eager to assist and answer questions. Keep in mind most of the information is in German, but they kindly loan you a guide in English. Really interesting...More

Thank XTOS
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We got to see a special event at the museum. Got to meet the mayor. Displays showing the tourist from Austria going on holidays to Italy after the war. WWII years there was no holidays. Even after the war it took years to get the...More

Thank Frieda C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is probably one of the best local museums I have been to. There's a permanent exhibition on the 1st floor (Am. 2nd floor). On the ground floor there are temporary exhibitions that focus on the city and the district of Villach. There's also a...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Visited with friends, liked the little garden and city wall area. Very nice building with well displayed items and the current Roman exhibition was extremely good. What made the visit extra special was the very helpful member of staff who explained some parts in English...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

Museum is located in the old town so easy to find. It is worth to look at some exibitions ar just to have a quick look of interesting building and its atrium... Good option on a rainy day

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Reviewed 19 October 2015

We saw an extensive photo exhibition and video presentation about the development of Villach in the last century, we admired the small exhibition of minerals, which are found in "Villacher Land", some odd objects, such as an antique bicycle, etc. These exhibitions can all be...More

1  Thank Hendrik_NL
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