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museum passeier st leonhard

MuseumPasseier - Andreas Hofer

The MuseumPasseier can be visited in the Sandhof farm in San Leonardo in Passiria, Andreas Hofer’s birthplace (1767 - 1810).

Andreas Hofer, the Tyrolean freedom fighter, is the protagonist of a museum in the Val Passiria valley. It is located at the Sandhof farm with its Sandwirt tavern, a building steeped in history. On a surface of 500 sqm, you can discover more about the myth Hofer and the Tyrolean freedom fight of 1809 against the French troops under Napoleon. The exhibition consists of three areas: "Heroes & Hofer" is dedicated to Andreas Hofer and his period of time, "Heroes & Us" deals with the topic of heroes and role models, and "Valley & people" is an open-air site that shows a typical farmstead of the Val Passiria valley, called "Haufenhof", with a multitude of outbuildings.

The offer of the MuseumPasseier - "MuseumPasseier" in German, "MuseoPassiria" in Italian - is completed by a comprehensive collection of music of the Val Passiria valley, called "The Passeier Sound", as well as interactive elements for kids, such as the Andreas Hofer Quiz or a podium to feel yourself as a hero. Near the museum, there are the Hofer Memorial Chapel and a new fish pond. Beside the main seat, however, the MuseumPasseier has a few more outposts, that is to say the French Cemetery in the valley, Giovo Castle and the Pfistrad Alp Museum, a mountain pasture located in idyllic position high above San Leonardo in Passiria.

If you would like to combine a visit to the museum with a nice walk, you can choose between the Andreas Hofer round trail and the path through the Passirio Canyon. The round trail leads you from the tourist office to the Sandhof farm in about 1.5 hours. The latter, however, takes you from the San Leonardo sports area to the Bunker Mooseum, a museum in Moso in Passiria (2.5 hours each direction). And how to reach the MuseumPasseier? It can be found along the state road and offers a parking space. Also the bus stops near the entrance (bus stop "Sandhof").

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Opening times

  • Sun 17 Oct 10:00 - 18:00
  • Mon 18 Oct closed
  • Tue 19 Oct 10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 20 Oct 10:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 21 Oct 10:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 22 Oct 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 23 Oct 10:00 - 18:00

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May 2021 (05/15/2021 - 05/30/2021)

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

Summer 2021 (06/01/2021 - 10/31/2021)

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


€ 8.00 adults
€ 7.00 adults with guest card
€ 7.00 locals, seniors 60+
€ 5.00 groups (min. 10 persons)
€ 4.00 children (6-14 years), students
€ 4.00 people with disabilities
€ 18.00 family ticket (adults with children up to 14 years)

free for children under 6 years
free with the Museumcard or Museumobil Card

€ 10.00 combo ticket MuseumPasseier + Bunker Mooseum (adults)
€ 23.00 combo ticket MuseumPasseier + Bunker Mooseum (family)

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