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Knappenwelt Gurgltal
Wassergetriebe Maschinen bei Führungen
Wasser und Bergbauspielplatz

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The Museum

Im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert brachte der Bergbau vielen Regionen Europas einen gewissen Wohlstand. Die Arbeit der Knappen war aber sehr gefährlich und die Nässe, die Kälte und der Staub unter Tage führten sehr oft dazu, dass die Knappen krank wurden. Viele bezahlten ihre Tätigkeit schlussendlich auch mit dem Leben. Für sehr viele Familien bedeutete diese Arbeit aber die einzige Möglichkeit den Lebensunterhalt zu verdienen und so begaben sich die Knappen immer wieder in die Stollen und förderten das Erz zu Tage. Im Gurgltal, welches sich vom Fernpass bis zur Bezirkshauptstadt Imst erstreckt, und in seinen Seitentälern wurden vor rund 500 Jahren mehrere Bergbaugebiete erschlossen, um Bleierz abzubauen. In der „Knappenwelt Gurgltal“ in Tarrenz können die Besucher die harte, aber auch faszinierende Zeit des mittelalterlichen Bergbaus selbst erleben. Grubenhaus, Knappenhaus, Pochwerk, Siebe-Herde, Scheidstube, Erzhof, Schreibstube und Schmiedestube spiegeln das Arbeitsfeld und das gesellschaftliche Leben der Knappen von damals wider. Im Stollen werden die verschiedenen Abbautechniken dargestellt und in den Gebäuden erfahren die Gäste dann, was mit dem Erz passierte, nachdem es den Stollen verlassen hatte. Tauchen Sie ein in das mitreißende Leben der Knappen im Gurgltal und lassen Sie sich von der Faszination des Bergbaus anstecken. Die Knappenwelt Gurgltal erwartet Sie!

Focal points

Folklore , History, Museum of local history , Technique , Handcraft , Nature , Interesting for children, Open-air museum


Tschirgant 1
6464 Tarrenz
+43 43 (0) 5412 63023

Opening hours

Vom 1. Mai bis zum 31. Oktober haben wir Dienstags bis Sonntags von 10.00 – 17.00 Uhr für Sie geöffnet. Montags haben wir Ruhetag.

Auf Anfrage sind auch Sondervereinbarungen möglich.


Unsere aktuellen Preise finden Sie hier:

Guided tours

Führungen (Gruppe ab 15 Personen) auf Anfrage.
Führungen (weniger als 15 Personen) auf Anfrage und zusätzlicher Pauschale.


Übernachten wie die Knappen: Bei uns können Schulklassen, Jugendgruppen oder auch abenteuerfreudige Erwachsene auf Strohsäcken im Knappenlager übernachten.

Mehr unter: http://www.knappenwelt.at/besucherinformation/angebote.html

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