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Attractions

All-around versatile: Styria offers a wealth of destinations for the entire family. From historical treasures like castles, palaces and monasteries, to exhibitions and fine arts, to contemporary architecture. Joy ride: adventure railways offer moving experiences between culture and nature in the city and country.


It was beautiful then, and still is today: individual gorgeous castles and palaces convey a life from past epochs, linking

with the present with castle tours or culture and culinary events.

Inspiring places decorate the inner courtyards of monasteries and abbeys: whether in the monastery garden, in the abbey library or in the abbey church, pleasantly peaceful and harmonious places for introspection can be discovered in the Styrian monasteries, abbeys and churches.

Cultural Attractions

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Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien (house of artists) | © KM- | Maria Schnabl
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Museum, Winter excursion destination, Cooling tip, Steiermark-Card

Künstlerhaus, a Building for Art & Media (KM–)

A visit to the Künstlerhaus [Artist House] is an experience with plenty of highlights. This is where contemporary art meets classic modern architecture. Built in 1952, the Künstlerhaus fulfils its traditional reputation as one of the most ...
The 671 steam train | © StEF | Gottfried Aldrian
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Museum, Family & Kids, Steiermark-Card

Technical Railway Museum Lieboch

How does a steam locomotive work? What is the red flash? Do you know the world's oldest working steam locomotive? You will find answers to these questions and more at the TEML, right next to the Lieboch railway station.
Exhibition at the Alte Galerie  (old gallery) | © Universalmuseum Joanneum | J.J. Kucek
Excursion Destination
Museum, Cooling tip

Alte Galerie [Old Art Gallery]

The collection of the Alte Galerie includes European painting and sculpture from the Romanesque to the end of the Baroque, an extensive collection of Baroque oil sketches and a .
Archeology Museum, exterior view | © Universalmuseum Joanneum | N. Lackner
Excursion Destination
Cooling tip, Museum, Winter excursion destination for families

Archaeological Museum

A museum that gets under your skin! 1,300 items from "Styrian" primeval times as well as Classical Antiquity, the Ancient Orient and Egypt form the framework for topics that concern people from all times and at different places.
Pond in the "kunstGarten" (garden of art) | © kunstGarten | Irmi Horn
Excursion Destination
Art & Culture, Winter excursion destination, Steiermark-Card

Art Garden, Culture Room & Open Air Museum

The Art Garden, chosen by The Culture Trip 2015 as one of the 7 Top Parks 2015 in Graz, is a meeting space that connects nature and art with science in the interplay between public and private, thus appealing to visitors from around the world.
Brass music museum, signage | © TVB Oberwölz-Lachtal | Ikarus.cc
Excursion Destination
Museum, Family & Kids, Steiermark-Card

Austrian Brass Music and Local Museum Oberwölz

How does a cane trumpet sound? Or would you rather play the alphorn? The Austrian Brass Music Museum in Oberwölz presents the variety of brass music in the past and present.
Aerial photo of the open air museum Stübing | © ÖFM Stübing | Reinhart Nunner
Excursion Destination
Family & Kids, Nature & Adventures, Museum, Steiermark-Card, Culture tip for children

Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing

Culture, enjoyment and nature can be found together in the valley of history: walk past flowering farmers' gardens and meadows, saunter past historic farmers' buildings and relax. A walk outdoors, diving into history and taking a closer look at the ...
Exterior view | © Pedagrafie | Marcel Peda
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Abbey / Church / Monastery, National Park / Nature Park, Family & Kids, Cooling tip, Winter excursion destination, Steiermark-Card, Excursion Destination, Culture tip for children, Winter excursion destination for families

Benedictine Abbey of Admont - Library & Museum

The Benedictine Abbey of Admont lies in the Gesäuse in Upper Styria, nestled in a rocky mountain valley. The oldest existing monastery in Styria is home to a unique gem, the world's largest monastic library, which has been fascinating visitors for ...
Museum of music for brass instruments Ratten | © Blasmusikmuseum Ratten | Gerhard Friesenbichler
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Museum, Steiermark-Card,

Brass music museum Ratten

You give the cue and the 12 musicians from 1895 play waltzes, polkas, etc. from the old days. Coveted by youth: listen to music and modern drum instruments via headphones. The rare musical instruments, such as the ophicleide from 1830 or even older ...
Castle courtyard | © Herberstein | Eva Glössl
Excursion Destination
Museum, Castle / Palace, Cooling tip, Culture tip for children

Castle Herberstein & Gironcoli Museum

A mighty castle, magical gardens as well as the styles of great epochs make the garden castle of Herberstein a glorious witness of the adventurous land. You can dive into the world of modern art at the Gironcoli Museum.