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Touriseum open at weekends in the pre-Christmas season

This winter the Touriseum in Meran will be opening its doors over the four weekends before Christmas. It is the perfect attraction for Christmas visitors to Meran, located close to the city centre with plenty and see and do. The museum can be reached via an easy walk along the charming “Sissi Way”.

New winter attractions at the Touriseum

In addition to concerts, readings and theatrical performances, the Touriseum's cultural offer this winter also includes a children's programme with special workshops for younger visitors to the museum. Other attractions include a tour featuring "250 years of tourism in Tyrol" and the permanent exhibition on "Trauttmansdorff Castle and its illustrious inhabitants", the South Tyrol game and the "Hotel Fantasia". There are culinary delights and hot drinks available in the castle courtyard to complement the numerous events on the museum programme.

Touriseum opening times for winter 2014:

28-30 November (Fri-Sun)
5-8 December (Fri-Mon)
12-14 December (Fri-Sun)
19-21 December (Fri-Sun)

from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (from 9.00 a.m. for booked groups). The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle and the restaurant "Schlossgarten" will be closed during this period.

Admission prices for winter (28 November - 21 December 2014):
Adults € 5.00
Children up to 6 years of age free
Family ticket (max. two adults with children under 14) € 10.00
Reductions for school students, apprentices, students, persons doing military or voluntary service, the disabled and seniors (from 65 years): € 3.70
Groups (at least 15 persons): € 3.70 per person
School groups (per pupil including educational activities/registration): € 3.50

TIP: "Good Morning Sissi" special offer for groups of at least 15 persons, including:
- coffee or cappuccino + croissant in the courtyard of Trauttmansdorff Castle;
- short introduction to the beautiful Deuster Room;
- visit to the Touriseum and some of the historic rooms of Trauttmansdorff Castle.
Price: € 5.70 per person - booking required

While the Touriseum is open to visitors over the four weekends of the Advent season, the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle will be closed. Many plants will be enjoying their well-deserved hibernation, while trees and shrubs are pruned, paths maintained and preparations made for the coming 2015 season (opens 1 April).