The Museum of Tyrolean farmhouses - one of the most visited destinations in Tyrol
The largest open-air museum of Tyrol is located in the municipality of Kramsach, near to Alpbach. An air of nostalgia hangs over the old farms and their interesting pasts. Fragments of rural Tyrolean architecture have been collected and brought together in the Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum. This is where you can visit 14 farmhouses with annexed buildings like blacksmith, mill and chapel as well as small animals like geese, ducks and chicken, as these animals make part of life in a farmhouse. I feel myself transported to the „Tyrol of old“ and go about discovering these witnesses of a culture of the past.
One of the highlights in the Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum is the annual “Kirchtag” fair. This is when activities are presented, providing an insight into rural life. Local farmers provide for your creature comforts. And on a regular basis there are special afternoons for children in summer.
Also in numerous events visitors can set their hand, e.g. making clogs, grinding knifes, knipling, baking bread, making cheese and stirring butter.
Particularly charming is the old school bringing back days long forgotten. The whole museum is brought to life by the animals and colourful farmers' gardens.