RS eppan schloss moos schulthaus
RS eppan schloss moos schulthaus

Museum for Medieval Culture of Living

The Folklore Museum in Appiano, located in the ancient walls of Castel Moos, is dedicated to the medieval culture of living.

In 1983, the Museum for Medieval Culture of Living was inaugurated in the Moos-Schulthaus complex in Appiano Monte (Eppan Berg). It is an idyllic area with vineyards and many castles and old residences. The late Romanesque residential tower of Castel Moos was built by the Lords of Firmiano in the first years of the 14th century and was extended several times: Today it houses the museum which has been managed since 2013 by the South Tyrolean Castle Institute.

Inside the museum there are some real rarities. Besides the rooms themselves - an intact medieval kitchen, a Gothic parlour and valuable ancient furniture - there are also artworks and old frescoes. The collection shows paintings of Tyrolean artists of the first half of the 20th century - the frescoes, however, were laid open during restoration works in the 20th century. They depict i.a. a rare presentation of the Egyptian legend of the War of Cats and Mice (around 1410), several hunting scenes and a miracle tree with women picking phalli. A visit to the Museum for Medieval Culture of Living can be wonderfully combined with a hike in the Appiano castle region.

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Opening times

  • Tue 17 May 11:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 18 May 11:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 19 May 11:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 20 May 11:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 21 May 11:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 22 May 11:00 - 17:00
  • Mon 23 May closed

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Guided tours 2022 (only on reservation) (04/12/2022 - 10/30/2022)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 11:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 11:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 11:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 11:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 11:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 11:00 - 17:00

Admission

€ 7.00 adults
€ 5.00 children (6-12 years)
€ 5.00 seniors, students
€ 5.00 groups (more than 10 persons)
€ 2.50 school classes (up to 18 years)
€ 15.00 family ticket

free for children under 6 years

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The castle is accessible only during a guided tour (on reservation by phone): Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am on, approx. 1 hour, in English, German or Italian language.

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