Museum Magie des Wassers Lappach DSC
Museum Magie des Wassers Lappach DSC

Museum “The Magic of Water”

In the Valle Aurina valley the Water Museum tells about the power and secrets of this wonderful element

Water - source of life... And exactly to this important topic an own museum is dedicated in the Valle Aurina valley which takes care of the element in an interesting way. It was opened more than a decade ago in the dower of Lappago, a little village in the Valle dei Molini valley. The basement vault of the dower was converted into an exhibition space. After two years of travels, also the exhibition "Goodbye Glaciers" returned in 2021 to its original place and can be visited.

The place was chosen with care because water is omnipresent here: in the Valle dei Molini valley there is the Neves Reservoir as well as numerous small lakes in the wonderful alpine world of the Valli di Tures e Aurina valleys, on the south side of the Zillertal Alps. Brooks, rivers and mills also belong to it. The impressive power of water can revitalise and destroy, can be casual or changing. This and other events on the subject of water, such as its artistic potential, can be discovered in the Museum "The Magic of Water" - Museum "Magie des Wassers" in German, Museo "Magia dell'Acqua" in Italian - within a guided tour.

Directly at the museum, several thematic paths start: path A "The Power of Water - Die Kraft des Wassers" leads to the Neves Reservoir, path B "Water and Wheel - Wasser und Rad" into the interesting world of the mills, path C "Lappago Gorge-Waterfalls - Lappacher Klamm-Wasserfälle" through the wild Lappago Gorge and path D "Neves Reservoir - Neves Megaspeicher" rounds the artificial lake. And how to reach the Water Museum? It is located in the dower in the centre of Lappago. The village is also accessible by the bus no. 451 from Campo Tures.

Contact info

Opening times

  • Mon 25 Sep closed
  • Tue 26 Sep 10:00 - 13:00
  • Wed 27 Sep closed
  • Thu 28 Sep closed
  • Fri 29 Sep 14:30 - 17:30
  • Sat 30 Sep closed
  • Sun 01 Oct closed

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Summer 2023 (01/07/2023 - 29/09/2023)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 13:00
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri 14:30 - 17:30
  • Sat closed
  • Sun 14:30 - 17:30

Feast of the Assumption 2023 (15/08/2023) 10:00 - 13:00


€ 7.00 adults
€ 5.60 groups (15 and more persons)
€ 5.00 students and school classes

€ 11.00 couple ticket
€ 15.00 family ticket

free for children under 8 years

More information

Guided tours for school classes and for groups also outside the opening hours all year round by request: +39 320 6914437. The Museum "The Magic of Water" stays open from May 16 to September 29, 2023, season closure in autumn and winter (early October to mid-May).

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