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Favourite Messner Mountain Museum Firmian 52d6c48711634913a019e1807a65e972
Bolzano/Bozen
Raised hides | Museums and exhibitions | Forts
Open
Free entrance
Opening hours
20.03 - 13.11
10:00 - 18:00
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Located at the southern-western outskirts of Bolzano/Bozen, this castle is considered one of the emblems of South Tyrol. The original name "Formigar" stems from the Latin word "formicaria". From the 10th century a.d. the castle belonged to the Prince-Bishop of Trento, while during the second half of the 15th century Duke Sigismond , Count of Tirol, bought it and transformed it into the biggest and most prestigious of his castles naming it Sigmundskron (Sigismonds' crown). At the present date it has become the Mountain Museum of Reinhold Messner MMM Firmian.

Messner Mountain Museum Firmian
Via Castel Firmiano / Sigmundskronerstr., 53
39100 Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
Tel.: +39 0471 631264
E-Mail: info@messner-mountain-museum.it
Homepage: http://www.messner-mountain-museum.it
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