Messner Mountain Museum
Reinhold Messner, the world famous alpinist has stirred the media attention in recent years by opening a series of interesting Mountain Museums in the most beautiful locations. Dislocated across five different sites, the museum deals with mountain-related themes such as mountain populations and climbing.
The Ortles di Solda, Messner Mountain Museum has ice and snow as a core theme. The Firmiano Messner Mountain Museum, in the castle of Firmiano, deals with the coexistence of man and mountain. The Messner Mountain Museum Dolomiten in Monte Rite has a spectacular view on the surrounding Dolomites and focuses on the history of Dolomitic climbing expeditions. The Messner Mountain Museum in Castel Juval, Val Venosta, deals with the mountain as myth and contains a collection of objects from Tibet. The Messner Mountain Museum Ripa, in the Castle of Brunico, explores the culture of various mountain populations.