Important Information

Important information

What you need to know for your visit at the Climate gallery

Booking is obligatory and all entries require a reservation.
Please come to the location at least 20 minutes prior to your booked time slot.
Clothing: We recommend warm clothes and sturdy footwear. Rain coats and helmets for the entrance on the train will be provided by the museum.
Access to the Climate gallery is only permitted in clean slippers or trainers. Please bring a clean change of shoes. Upon request, the museum will provide felt slippers free of charge.
Camping mats, blankets, slippers and hot water bottles can be stored in the assigned lockers by each individual as personal equipment from the first to the last day of their visit.
Accessibility: The external area and the Climate gallery are barrier-free. Wheelchairs are available if required that will permit access to the Climate gallery.
Dogs in the Museum: Dogs are permitted in the outdoor area, but not in the galleries.
Eating & drinking: The Restaurant Ignazstube in the Museum area is open during the Museum season. You are welcome to visit even if not visiting the Museum. 
Entry is not permitted to persons with symptoms of a cold, such as runny nose, cough, sore throat or high temperature (fever).

Getting here

Rail/bus: Take the train to Bruneck/Brunico then, from Bruneck/Brunico railway or bus station take bus no. 450 for the Ahrntal Valley to Prettau. Get off at the second to last stop (Bergwerk) by the Museum car park. Connections every 30 minutes
Bike: From Bruneck take the cycle way to Sand in Taufers, then follow the SS621 to Prettau.
By car: From the A22 autobahn take the Brixen/Bressanone exit, then follow the E66 towards Bruneck/Brunico, exit at Bruneck/Brunico North and from there take the SS621 towards Ahrntal/Valle Aurina to Prettau, Hörmanngasse 38/A. Free car and coach parking is available by the Museum entrance area.
Plane: The nearest airports are Innsbruck (140 km) and Verona (260 km).


South Tyrol Museum of Mining - Location Prettau with the Climate Gallery

Hörmanngasse 38/A
I-39030 Prettau.
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