More than 5,000 years ago people erected pile-dwelling settlements in this area.
Today, the relics of an outstanding cultural period can still be admired at the Pile Dwelling Museum. Additionally, the Locale Heritage Museum focuses on the history of the local Monastery, founded in 748, and its renowned Writing School. Due to Mondsee´s location right on the shores of Mondsee Lake, fishing has always played an important role in the town´s history.
Among the highlights ranks a special exhibition on Meinrad Guggenbichler, a famous master in the art of Baroque sculpture. Exhibits on display in the ancient Monastery´s Library include photographs and documents.
Expected to be open from June 2021, more information will follow soon!
Opening times 2021 new:
Friday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Group tours are also possible outside the opening times by prior arrangement.
Subject to changes
From the highway exit Mondsee you drive to the roundabout - exit Mondsee North. Keep up the signs to "Parking Center." You can park your car here and walk through the courtyard to the church square. Left in the corner, next to the entrance to the basilica, you will see the entrance to the Austrian Lake Dwelling Museum and Mondsee.
Roadway information: fahrplan.oebb.at/bin/query.exe
Short-term parking zone, up to 90 minutes in the centre of Mondsee
Admission prices 2021:
Adults € 6.00
Children, apprentices, students € 3.00
Groups of 10 people or more € 5.00
Salzkammergutcard & farm holidays € 5.00
With the Combi-Card of the Mondsee's museums you get entry to all 4 museums. The card can be used without time restrictions for one entry per museum. Combi Card - adults € 13.00 Combi Card - children, apprentices, students € 9.00
Guided tour € 3.00 per person
Minimum tour fee € 60.00
Free entry (in all museums): Members of the Farm Museum Mondseeland and members of the Mondsee Heimatbund.
Subject to changes!
Not suitable for wheelchairs. The property is not compliant with Austria's ÖNORM legal standard.