Weinmuseum
Weinmuseum

South Tyrolean Wine Museum

The oldest Wine Museum south of the Alps is located in the village centre of Caldaro on the Wine Road.

In the oldest wine-growing region of the German speaking area rises a museum completely dedicated to this topic. It was inaugurated in 1955 in the old walls of Castel Ringberg above Lake Caldaro, and can be found today in the beautiful cellars with groined vault of the former Di Pauli Winery. It is one of the 10 Provincial Museums of South Tyrol which comprise, for instance, also the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology with Ötzi the Iceman and the South Tyrol Museum of Mining.

The Wine Museum in the centre of Caldaro (Kaltern) offers a stunning insight into the cultural history of viticulture in South Tyrol: Beautiful decorated wine barrels, vessels made from glass and ceramic, religious depictions and the figure of the "Saltner", the historic guardian of the vineyards, are on display. Impressive wine presses and other instruments show how the grapes were turned into wine. Furthermore, 30 rare wine varieties grow in the small garden. By the way: A visit to this museum is also an adventure for kids! The Saltner and the cellar ghost accompany them into the old cellars, let them taste the grapes and show the work of the cooper.

Currently, access may be subject to certain restrictions.

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Opening times

  • Wed 28 Jul 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 29 Jul 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 30 Jul 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 31 Jul 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 01 Aug 10:00 - 12:00
  • Mon 02 Aug closed
  • Tue 03 Aug 10:00 - 17:00

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Season 2021 (05/04/2021 - 11/11/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 12:00

Admission

€ 6.00 adults
€ 4.50 young people (16-18 years), students (up to 27 years)
€ 4.50 groups (min. 15 persons), seniors 65+
€ 4.50 people with disabilites
€ 1.00 school classes

€ 6.00 family ticket (1 adult with children under 16 years)
€ 12.00 family ticket (2 adults with children under 16 years)

free with the Museumcard, museumobil Card, WinePass, ICOM-Card

€ 6.00 wine tasting

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On public holidays (except on November 1) open from 10 am to noon time. Guided tours for groups and school classes on request.

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