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Glockengiesserei Grassmayr

Leopoldstrasse 53, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
+43 512 5941637
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A 400-year old bell foundry and museum of bell-making.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bell foundry” (4 reviews)
“learn how” (4 reviews)
“small museum” (4 reviews)
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Leopoldstrasse 53, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
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+43 512 5941637
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 13 September 2017

It can be a little hard to find from the Sightseer bus, but persevere ... it is worth it. I have never seen so many bells - from huge tô minuscule they are all there AND ... hands-on too. Watch the movie on bell manufacture...More

Thank Whitey_too
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We enjoyed this small museum and were fascinated to learn they continue to craft bells here. There were some interactive things, a video, and you can watch them actually making bells. There's also a small shop. It's free with an Innsbruck card and perfect if...More

Thank JD11125
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It is not very big, but it is a chance to see how bells are made, you may actually see it happening, if not watch the video.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 8 July 2017

After hearing of this museum we decided to go to see it when in Innsbruck. It is about 10-15 minutes slow walk from the edge of the old town. There is a guide to tell you about the museum and a short film. It was...More

Thank TheTessa
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Conveniently located along the Innsbruck 'hop-off' bus route, it's free to visit with a valid Innsbruck card. Exhibits and videos explain how massive bells are moulded with bricks and clay, decorated with beeswax and cast with molten metal. Visitors will find it hard to resist...More

Thank juliant919
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My husband and I sort of stumbled upon this amazing shop and museum and didn't realize at first that it was also a foundry. We hit the jackpot when they invited us into the smelting area and explained that they were pouring bells for some...More

1  Thank darvabmk
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We sadly only had 20 mins here but were so blown away by the knowledge of there shop staff that we wish we had more time to spend for a guided tour.

Thank JBCole
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I wasn't sure about this, as it's a fair way south of the old town. But we took a no 1 tram down there, and were amazoed to discover the place teeming with people- waiting for the ringing of a huge new bell they had...More

Thank david s
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was interested in visiting the bell factory since I have played hand bells. I was not disappointed. This factory provided much information on types of bells, materials bells are made of and how bells are made. There were different sizes of bells and we...More

Thank sleebrownies
Reviewed 9 January 2017

In the last 2 years we have visited the bell museum twice. There is something very special in discovering history through the eyes of a bell, or in this case many, many bells. We all loved the great range of bell sizes, designs, sounds, and...More

Thank snowvt
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