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Via San Valentino 51 A, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 270172
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Lovely museum with great details

I didn`t really wanted to go into this museum but once I was at the botanical garden the lady at... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Patricia F
Berlin, Germany
Raint Day activity, interactive

This is part of Trauttsmandorf Gardens Indoor, not huge but quite interesting. Lots of displays... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Brian D
Ithaca, New York
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Via San Valentino 51 A, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 270172
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I didn`t really wanted to go into this museum but once I was at the botanical garden the lady at the entrance said "You should see it. It is very nice." She was right. In the end I would even say she underestimated. This museum...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is part of Trauttsmandorf Gardens Indoor, not huge but quite interesting. Lots of displays and things to read and listen to, available in 4 languages, including English

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 8 August 2016

It is the first museum in the Alps dedicated to the tourism history. Located in the residence of Empress Elizabeth( Sissi) when she staied in Meran.

Thank MarinaG27
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It started with 2 wooden figures outside representing tourists. Then a figure on a balcony from kaiserin (queen) Sissy. Then some little figures and alittle history about how tourists travelled then. Then some modern 'stuff' like a sphere with little cans on it. Didn't get...More

Thank Hirlsa H
Reviewed 10 November 2015

It was almost an afterthought to pop into this museum when visiting the gardens but we enjoyed it as much as the garden themselves.Do not miss it for the history of Merano and South Tyrol through the last 100 years.Very moving.

Thank DorsetAngiec18
Reviewed 5 December 2014

loved the way the exhibition was laid out with a historical journey of the tyrol region over the years and how tourism evolved and how the actual type of tourist has changed over the years. A definitely must visit

1  Thank ValverdeEcoHotel
Reviewed 31 July 2014

The Tourism is located in a castle often visited by Kaiserin Elizabeth (Sissi) back in the day; today it is surrounded by Merano's botanical garden. My family learned a lot about Merano's history as well as that of South Tyrol in general. There were paintings...More

1  Thank R H
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Fascinating history of the birth of tourism in Merano. Ticket included in the entry for the Trauttmansdorff gardens. Allow an hour or so. Info boards are in English. Well worth it.

1  Thank FabCabia
Reviewed 27 July 2014

An informative and light hearted museum as part of the T Gardens. It's worth a visit and gives a real insight into how tourism has evolved in the region.

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I really enjoyed the Tourism Museum in Merano, firstly for the amazing garden setting of Castel Trauttmansdorff and also the scenic and not to long bike ride to get there from the centre of town. I wanted to go just to see some original Baedeker...More

Thank Philip C
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