The region is not only impressive in its rich architectural heritage, but also in special didactic offers in the form of museums and themed trails. Here historical objects from the past are not only presented, but also proactively collected and thus secured for future generations. Annually changing special exhibitions ensure that new facets of the region's history are always in the spotlight .
JOHANN BERGL GARTEN Theme Trail | Klein-Mariazell
In the garden next to and behind the basilica in Klein-Mariazell there is a themed trail with eight stations through the life and work of the Bohemian-Austrian baroque painter Johann Bergl . In the basilica you can also admire his large cycle of frescoes on the life of Mary , accompanied by explanations of the contents and programme of the pictures. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of images of the great master!
More information: Johann Bergl Garten
PEILSTEIN Adventure Trail | Nöstach
The Peilstein has been a popular climbing paradise for a long time and is known far beyond the borders. Starting from Nöstach 16 stations lead along the approx. 5.5 km long themed trail to the Peilstein. Numerous information boards line the way to the summit and give an insight into the world of climbing. The mascot "A. Daxl “tells interesting things about climbing plants, which special holding mechanisms climbing animals such as lizards have evolved and much more. Many interactive stations and elements of motion provide variety and ensure that children do not get bored.
More information on the official website of the Peilstein adventure trail
Museum of Local History, Kaumberg
In addition to the development of the market town, the focus of the museum is the Araburg and its owners, as well as the history of the Niederösterreichische Südwestbahn ( Leobersdorfer Bahn) as a permanent exhibition from the planning, the construction and operation up to the partial closing of the track.
More information on the official website of the Heimatmuseum Kaumberg
LOCAL and REGIONAL MUSEUM of the TRIESTINGTAL, Weissenbach
In the Local and Regional History Museum of the Triestingtal a treasure of more than 10,000 objects from the entire region is preserved and presented. Thematically, the arch spans from the beginning of the industrial age at the end of the 17th century with the foundation of the mirror factory in Neuhaus up to the present day. Well-known manufacturers are presented as well as great daughters and sons, artists, writers, actors, athletes, painters and inventors. A specialty is a complete dental practice from around 1900.
More information on the official website of the Triestingtaler Heimat- und Regionalmuseum
Wood Drift and Forest Museum in Schöpfklause
Located in the middle of the largest contiguous forest area of the Vienna Woods Biosphere Park, the museum paints a lively picture of the timber and forestry industry in the region. Particular attention is paid to the timber glut of the 17th century and the necessary drift systems. Apart from that, the surrounding, largely untouched nature invites you for a visit.
You can find more information on the official website of the Holztriftmuseum