List of museums in Salzburg (state)

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This list of museums in the state of Salzburg (state), Austria contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries.

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Name Image Location Type Summary
1 Blick Hallein Hallein Art website, art gallery
Bramberg Heritage & Mineral Museum Bramberg am Wildkogel Local information, local history, culture, minerals
Burg Klammstein Dorfgastein Historic house website, castle tours with exhibits on history, hunting, minerals, and the Gastein Valley trade route
Burg Mauterndorf Burg Mauterndorf.jpg Mauterndorf Historic house Medieval castle tours with life-size figures displaying castle life
Cathedral Excavations Museum Salzburg Archaeology website, excavated artifacts
Celtic Museum Hallein Keltenmuseum.JPG Hallein History website, history and culture of the Celts in the area
Die Bachschmiede Wals-Siezenheim Local Local history, art, culture, performing arts and cultural centre
Edelweiss-Alm Farm Museum Wagrain Agriculture website[permanent dead link], working traditional hill farm
Felberturm Museum Mittersill Mittersill Heimatmuseum Hauptgebäude 1.png Mittersill Local website, country arts and crafts, folk culture and heritage, minerals, sacred art, history of Alpine skiing
Fotohof Fotohof exterior view.jpg Salzburg Photography Center for Photography: gallery, publishing house, library, archive, workshops
Furnace Museum Thomatal Mining website, restored blast furnace used for smelting
Georg Trakl Memorial Center Salzburg Biographical website, birthplace and life of poet Georg Trakl
Hallein Salt Mine Modell im Salzbergwerk - - 8026.jpg Hallein Mining Tours of the underground salt mine
Haus der Natur Haus der Natur Salzburg 2009.jpg Salzburg Natural history website, dinosaurs, geology, animals, human body, space, Christian Doppler, an aquarium and a reptile zoo
Heimatmuseum Schloss Ritzen Saalfelden Schloss Ritzen.jpg Saalfelden Multiple website, minerals and fossils, carved nativity scenes, votive tablets, period room displays, agriculture, art exhibits
Hellbrunn Palace Hellbrunn2.JPG Salzburg History Palace with trick gardens, museum of Salzburg folk culture including customs, folk piety, home living and folk medicine
Hohensalzburg Castle Salzburg Festung Hohensalzburg vom Mönchsberg.jpg Salzburg Historic house Medieval fortress with military exhibits, also houses the Marionette Museum
Hohenwerfen Castle Festung Hohenwerfen.jpg Werfen Historic house Medieval fortress with historical falconry centre
Hüttschlag Valley Museum Gasthof Talwirt - Talmuseum Hüttschlag.JPG Hüttschlag Local website, rural life, mining
Joseph Mohr House Hintersee Toy website, collection of dolls, teddy bears, dollhouses and toys
Karl Heinrich Waggerl Museum Wagrain Literary website[permanent dead link], home of author Karl Heinrich Waggerl, features exhibit about composer Joseph Mohr
King of the Skies House Rauris Natural history website, birds of prey, located in Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
Krimml Wonder World of Water Krimml Natural history website, watershed of the Krimml Waterfalls
Landesskimuseum Werfenweng Werfenweng Sport website, equipment, history and memorabilia of Alpine skiing
Marionette Museum Salzburg Festung Hohensalzburg vom Mönchsberg.jpg Salzburg Puppet website, located in Hohensalzburg Castle, features historic puppets of the Salzburg Marionette Theatre
Michael-Haydn-Museum 1771 - Salzburg - Stiftskirche St Peter und Festung Hohensalzburg.JPG Salzburg Biographical website, life of musician Michael Haydn
Michaelbeuern Abbey Benediktinerabtei Michaelbeuern(1).JPG Dorfbeuern Religious Abbey tours and religious art and artifacts
Mining and Gothic Museum Leogang BGML - Außen.jpg Leogang Multiple website, medieval period miner's house, minerals, late medieval religious art, tours of a show mine
Montanmuseum Altböckstein Säumerstall (Montanmuseum) in Böckstein.jpg Bad Gastein Multiple website, gold mining, salt, agriculture
Mozart's Birthplace Getreidegasse 9, Salzburg.jpg Salzburg Biographical website, life of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his family
Mozart's Residence Mozarts Wohnhaus Makartplatz 8.jpg Salzburg Biographical website, reconstructed 18th-century home of the family of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mozarthaus St. Gilgen Mozarthaus St. Gilgen - 1.jpg St. Gilgen History website, society and culture during the lifetime of the Mozart family
Museum am Kastenturm Museum im Kastenturm - Rupertkreuz 2 Arm.jpg Bischofshofen Multiple website, archaeology, sacred art, sculptures, paintings, liturgical instruments
Museum in Prince Stoeckl Ebenau Local website, local history, forging tools and equipment, agriculture, hunting, forestry, defense
Museum in the Widumspfiste Ebenau Fuerstenstoeckl 2.jpg Ebenau Local website, rural life, mining, crafts
Museum of Modern Art Salzburg Gstättengasse 13.jpg Salzburg Art website, two locations in Salzburg
National Park Worlds Mittersill Natural history website, one of the visitor centres for Hohe Tauern National Park
Pilgrimage and Parish Museum Mariapfarr Mariapfarr Religious website, ecclesiastical art and treasures of the parish church
Residenzgalerie 2046 - Salzburg - Residenzplatz - Residenz.JPG Salzburg Art Painting from the 16th to the 19th centuries
Roman Museum Wallsee-Sindelburg Wallsee-Sindelburg History website, Ancient Roman artifacts and life in the area
Salzburg Baroque Museum Salzburg Art website, progressive sketches and designs of monumental structures in the 17th and 18th centuries
Salzburg Cathedral Salzburg Dom facade 2.JPG Salzburg Historic house 17th-century baroque cathedral with collection of goldsmith works, textiles, sculptures and paintings of the Middle Ages and the Baroque
Salzburg Museum 1576 - Salzburg - Residenzplatz - Glockenspiel.JPG Salzburg Local City history, furniture, archaeology, contemporary art exhibits, panorama of the city
Salzburg Open Air Museum Farmhouse museum.JPG Großgmain Open-air website, over 100 reconstructed original buildings from agriculture, handicrafts, rural business and industry
Salzburg Residenz Salzburg Residenz 9.jpg Salzburg Historic house City palace of the Archbishops of Salzburg
Sigl House Museum Siglhaus St. Georgen.JPG St. Georgen Local website
Silent Night and Heritage Museum Oberndorf Heimatmuseum Oberndorf.jpg Oberndorf bei Salzburg History website, location of the first performance of Silent Night, history of its origin
Silent Night Museum Arnsdorf Lamprechtshausen Biographical website, life of schoolteacher Franz Xaver Gruber, composer of Silent Night
Silent Night Museum Hallein Gruber1.jpg Hallein History website, early 19th-century period home of Franz Xaver Gruber, composer of Silent Night
Silent Night Museum Mariapfarr Mariapfarr Biographical website, life of composer Joseph Mohr
Spielzug Museum Salzburg Spielzeugmuseum.jpg Salzburg Children's website, toys
Stefan Zweig Centre Forschungszentrum Edmundsburg.jpg Salzburg Art website, life and work of author Stefan Zweig
Stiegl-Brauwelt Salzburg Beverage website, history of beer brewing
Taurach Railway Taurachbahn2.jpg Mauterndorf Railway Heritage railway
Untersberg Museum ID12065 01.JPG Grödig Mining website, marble quarrying and its effects on area economic, social and art history
Vehicle Museum Helmut Vötter Kaprun Automobile website, classic cars from the 1950s to 1970s
Water Museum Salzburg History website, elevated water tank and history of the city's water supply