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Technology collection Breyer

Technology collection Breyer in Bad Hofgastein

For many years, the Gastein collector Hans Breyer (1927-1997) collected gramophones, radios and cameras. The Schinderhaus houses this collection (Technische Sammlung Hans Breyer), making it accessible to visitors to Bad Hofgastein.

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Mineral museum in Bad Hofgastein

Mineral museum in Bad Hofgastein

The Mineral Museum is housed in a modern-looking building in a quiet district of Bad Hofgastein. The collector of the pieces is often present and then likes to tell the story of the pieces he has collected.

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Industrial Heritage

Gold panning in Angertal

Gold panning site in Angertal near Bad Hofgastein

Children can try their luck at panning for gold at this special place on a creek in Angertal. Display boards explain under which circumstances gold can be found in water courses. In a hut rubber boots and pans are available for the gold panning adventure.

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Industrial Heritage Museums

Knappenwelt in Angertal

Furnace at the pitmen's world in Angertal

The Knappenwelt (Pitmen’s World) is a compilation of structural evidence of late medieval gold and silver smelting in Pongau. The reconstructed plant shows a roasting furnace, a smelting furnace and a cupellation furnace as they were in operation from 1490 to 1520. During guided tours, the water-powered stamp battery is demonstrated.