At our museum, the human – the simple soldier – takes centre-stage, and with him his struggle in a period of European history that changed the world.
The Museum 1915-1918
is situated in the town hall of Kötschach-Mauthen (Carinthia). The museum, established by the society Friends of the Dolomites in 1992, covers an area of 600m².
With more than 1.500 historical photographs and documents, numerous artefacts and war relics as well as replicas of alpine emplacements, the museum offers documentation of life at the front lines from the Ortler to the Adriatic Sea.
Opening hours (15 May to 15 October):
Thursday to Friday 10:00 to 17:00 hrs.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 14:00 to 18:00 hrs.
Monday Rest day
If booked well in advance, additional times can be arranged for visits.
Adults: € 5
Seniors (65 and over)*: € 4
Reduced*: € 3 Children and young people (aged 6-18), pupils, students, people with special needs, civil servants, members of the Austrian armed forces
Families: € 12 2 adults + max. 3 children (aged 6-15)
* with valid ID
Photography permit: € 2 – required for all cameras including smartphones. This permit does not include any rights to republication.
The use of tripods and flash is prohibited.
At regular intervals, we focus on a special subtopic of WWI or the time immediately before or after the war, respectively. The aim of these special exhibitions is to familiarise our visitors with topics that are usually neglected in the historical accounts of WWI.
Vom Ortler bis zur Adria
Telefon: +43 (0) 4715 851 332
E-Mail: museum (@) dolomitenfreunde.at
Should you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us.