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Worth the time and money.

Its more an art gallery than a castle tour. I'm no art fan but I actually really liked the art. Its... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
RoryD2323
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Randers, Denmark
Good mix of middle-age & Albin Egger-Lienz paints

Nice castle (don't miss the ascension of the main tower !), nice discovery of Albin Egger-Lienz... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
PhiliMil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 5 arrived just after lunch and found the castle easily with plenty of parking. We were able to take our time inside and check out all the art and displays. A highlight of our trip for sure.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

A very nice place to learn history, enjoy a bird eye view of the city and visit the art exhibits. There is also a cafe on the site.

Thank Yali L
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Its more an art gallery than a castle tour. I'm no art fan but I actually really liked the art. Its a little hard to get around if you aren't able bodied (being a very old building) but you see enough of the castle as...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

First you can find in the area of parking the lake with ducks, a quite place to relax. Polite people in the Cafe of museum and of course dog friendly!!!!

Thank George A
Reviewed 28 September 2016

After trudging out from Lienz town centre I was a bit disappointed with what I found. The building and location are great but rather than the museum I had been expecting it's mostly given over as an art gallery for a local artist I'd never...More

Thank AndiPayne
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Museum was very well equipped with lots of local artifacts. If you have the energy, there is a tall tower you can climb that will give you a great overview of the town and surrounding valley.

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Nice castle (don't miss the ascension of the main tower !), nice discovery of Albin Egger-Lienz paints

Thank PhiliMil
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We walked from the city centre along the river to this hillside fortress. It felt incredibly old and atmospheric especially with the dour paintings of Albin Egger-Lienz. Sadly there were few other visitors but in a way that made it more special for us.

1  Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Displays that we saw were very varied and some very unusual to downright weird (models of nude hanging men from a joint scaffold). It was a very humid and thundery day and the temperature inside the museum soared and was totally airless which made it...More

1  Thank Nick F
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Well preserved castle architecture, which has been restored and updated to make exhibition space. The medieval chapel frescoes were superb. The Egger-Lienz paintings were well displayed with useful information - for those with no German, there was an English leaflet. We enjoyed the film and...More

1  Thank Ruth N
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