Glockengießerei - Heimathaus

The bell-foundry, which was found in the year 1385, has remained preserved in its original condition

The old bell foundry was built in 1385. It is located in a beautifully constructed house which once was home to craftsmen. In the same building, there is also an ancient bakery from the second half of the 20th century. It is now home to a huge collection of tools once used for barrel-making, as well as for ancient scales and weights. Right next to the bell foundry there is a romantic courtyard, from which you have a splendid view over the lush riverside woods.

Every Saturday, you can enjoy a documentary about the life of the German-speaking population in the Austrian-Hungarian-monarchy.

Opening Hours

Guided tours
Tuesday-Saturday:     13:30
Closed on holidays.
The museum can only be visited when attending a guided tour!
Duration of tour: 20 to 30 minutes

Admission/Fee
The entry fee is included in tickets to the town museum “Herzogsburg”.

Adults    EUR 4,00            
Children (over 6)     EUR 2,50            
Eldery people and groups (min. 20 people)    EUR 3,50            

All tickets are sold at the “Herzogsburg” museum.


Contact

Stadtamt Braunau
Johann-Fischer-Gasse 18
5280 Braunau, Austria

Tel.: +43 (7722) 808 237

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