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Vitalberg - Steinol Museum

Pertisau 56, Pertisau, Eben am Achensee 6213, Austria
+43 5243 20186
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Interesting facts about the local history

Very interesting history of the stone oil production in the area, and the possibility to buy nice... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Oksana P
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Barcelona, Spain
Good on a rainy day

If it rains too much to enjoy the great Austrian outdoors, then this little museum is worth a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Nick H
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Pertisau 56, Pertisau, Eben am Achensee 6213, Austria
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Very interesting history of the stone oil production in the area, and the possibility to buy nice cosmetic products on the base of the stone oil.

Thank Oksana P
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

If it rains too much to enjoy the great Austrian outdoors, then this little museum is worth a visit. It is informative, and you must visit the cinema for the music alone - pure Eurovision! The cafe upstairs is also good.

Thank Nick H
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

a nice and informative little museum intended to market the product of "Steinoel". Though expensive, I kinda like the smell, though my kids would disagree

Thank syzygy101
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Worth a visit to find out more about the Shale Oil story and how it shaped the local area. And also for the brilliant infomercial ending to the film about the Albrecht family and mining.

Thank Al G
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Its is a very small museum and tells a story of how oil that is produced from stones that is used in many of its products. There is a nice gift shop if you want an unusual present.It also has a cafe upstairs which we...More

Thank Knebworth141
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

This was a very interesting little museum. Headphones to listen in English. Good place to visit when it rains. Cafe on top floor lovely for a drink afterwards.

Thank Anthea H
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

The story of tiroler shale oil made into creams and lotions, sounds weird but looks a lot of hard work. English audio headphones given. Entry free with achensee card.

Thank ChesterBiggles
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

This immersive museum can capture the imagination and tells a proud local story really well. We went on a lazy, drizzly day when we didn't feel like being out in the mountains. Staff in the gift shop are helpful and speak good English. Delighted with...More

1  Thank GHRed2012
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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

A little pricey but very interesting concept found many years ago. Tried the products produced and happy with the results

Thank Room62
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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

This is a small museum describing how is mineral oil made from the stones ( something like "oilstones" ) - the exhibition is small, detailed, without human guide, it is fully electronic. There is of course a shop offering products with this oil and caffeteria...More

1  Thank Katka J
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