Innsbruck » Museum Zeughaus

(photo by Tecumseh73)

The Zeughaus or the former arsenal building commissioned by Emperor Maximilian and completed at the end of the 15th century is now museum. The exhibition shows chronologically the cultural history of Tyrol. The shown artefacts start from geological and mineral history of the region. This section emphasizes on the rich silver deposits which turned the towns of Hall and Schwaz in great medieval powerhouses. The larger part of the museumís exhibition is devoted to the Tyrolean famous historic figure- Andreas Hofer. Vititors can see a short movie about the life of this person too. The building has a very well equipped sound-poof hall where you can enjoy a large selection (about 100 CDs) of Tyrolean music.

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