Auer von Welsbach Museum in Althofen

Auer-von-Welsbach-Museum in Althofen, Austria

The museum tells about the life and achievements of Carl Auer von Welsbach who formed the Treibacher Chemische Werke GesmbH near this place. He is particularly well known for his work on rare earth elements, the gas mantle and for the development of the metal filament light bulb.