Visits between 10.00 am and 6.00 pm or on request by phone (+39 0474 504117)
The fire helmet collection at the helmet museum in Gais is unique worldwide: over 700 splendid fire helmets from all over the world are on show in a museum covering 200 sq. m. The exhibits include, among other things, collector's items made from leather, steel and brass, helmets from Egypt, Thailand, Guatemala, New York and a multitude of other helmets from many different countries. The French helmets, which are made of metal, are especially elaborate, often being decorated with feathers.
Visits only on request by phone!
By car, it is easily accessible from the A22 (Brenner motorway), exit Bressanone/Brixen in Val Pusteria/Pustertal, Brunico/Bruneck. From there just turn in direction Ahrntal / Valle Aurina and Campo Tures. The museum is located on the left hand side of Gais.
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