RS neumarkt lauben museum fuer alltagskultur
RS neumarkt lauben museum fuer alltagskultur

Museum of Popular Culture

The interesting Museum of Popular Culture is housed in a historic house under the medieval arcades of Egna.

Customs, habits and objects of everyday life - all this can be admired in the Museum of Popular Culture - "Museum für Alltagskultur" in German, "Museo di Cultura Popolare" in Italian - in Egna (Neumarkt) on the South Tyrolean Wine Road. The museum was opened in 1995 in a historic building under the arcades, one of the last unspoilt arcade houses of Egna. These picturesque arcades with their stately houses, today a pedestrian zone, were built between 1300 and 1600, while Egna itself was founded at the end of the 12th century.

Furniture, accessories and toys are spread over two floors and the attic, and show the bourgeois life of the 19th and 20th century in the old rooms. The foundation stone was laid by Anna Grandi Müller, who collected the exhibits in decades of detailed work from attics and flea markets. A museum was created which today looks as if the rooms are still inhabited.

Here you can see a needlework room and a dressing room as well as a classroom and a doll room, a smoke room and a sacred space. The Museum of Popular Culture is run by volunteers. And how to reach it? It is located under the arcades, outside parking spaces are available. Moreover it is accessible also by public transport, e.g. by bus no. 120 (Bolzano - Egna).

Currently, access may be subject to certain restrictions.

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Opening times

  • Tue 19 Jan closed
  • Wed 20 Jan closed
  • Thu 21 Jan closed
  • Fri 22 Jan closed
  • Sat 23 Jan closed
  • Sun 24 Jan closed
  • Mon 25 Jan closed

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COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Closure (11/02/2020 - 01/31/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

04/04/2021 - 11/01/2021

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 12:00
  • Wed 16:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 16:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 12:00
  • Sat closed
  • Sun 10:00 - 12:00

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The museum will stay closed in 2020.

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