RS lampl haus rentsch bozen schulmuseum
RS lampl haus rentsch bozen schulmuseum

Bolzano School Museum

In the quarter of Rencio, the School Museum reflects the history of the three cultures of South Tyrol on the basis of education

A new museum completely dedicated to education and school was inaugurated in 1995 in the Via Cassa di Risparmio road: the Bolzano School Museum, the first one of its kind in Italy. In 2015 the exhibition was revised and transferred to the restored Lampl House, a Renaissance building in the Oltradige construction style. The entrance is a bit hidden on the left side of the listed building and leads to the first floor with its exhibition rooms. The second floor houses the workshop.

The School Museum of Bolzano (Bozen) shows the pedagogical approaches of the last decades with stuffed animals, teaching materials, gym equipment, paintings, old furniture and books and original school reports, as well as the innovations of methodology and didactics. Individual experiences are included in exhibits donated by individuals and a photo archive with 500 historical pictures from the late 19th and the early 20th century. They tell about the German and Italian school tradition between the Trentino and Carinthia. Also the secret catacomb schools in South Tyrol as well as the Alpine Schulheim on Mt. San Vigilio for Jewish pupils are documented.

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Opening times

  • Wed 24 Apr closed
  • Thu 25 Apr closed
  • Fri 26 Apr closed
  • Sat 27 Apr 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 28 Apr 15:00 - 18:00
  • Mon 29 Apr closed
  • Tue 30 Apr closed

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Spring 2024 (23/03/2024 - 02/06/2024)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 15:00 - 18:00

Easter 2024 (31/03/2024) closed

Easter Monday 2024 (01/04/2024) closed

Liberation Day 2024 (25/04/2024) closed

Labor Day 2024 (01/05/2024) closed

Whit Monday 2024 (20/05/2024) closed

Republic Day 2024 (02/06/2024) 15:00 - 18:00

Summer start 2024 (08/06/2024 - 30/06/2024)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 15:00 - 18:00

Summer 2024 - open only on request (06/07/2024 - 25/08/2024)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 15:00 - 18:00

Feast of the Assumption 2024 (15/08/2024) closed

Autumn 2024 (01/09/2024 - 03/11/2024)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 15:00 - 18:00

All Saints 2024 (01/11/2024) closed

Admission

free admission

More information

For groups of 6 and more persons, the Bolzano School Museum stays open also outside the opening hours. Guided tours on request by writing at prenotazionimusei@comune.bolzano.it.

It stays open on Saturdays and Sundays all year round, in July and August only on reservation.

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