South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Bolzano

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Meet Ötzi, the world's oldest natural human mummy from 3300 BCE, at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. This archaeological museum also houses his gear, including the world's oldest complete Copper Age axe, a fire lighting kit, quiver loaded with 12 arrows, flint knife with sheath, and some clothing. Study models, reconstructions, and multimedia presentations to learn more about the early history of the southern alpine region. Entertain children with the museum's interactive activities. The top floor features a changing exhibit about some aspect of South Tyrolean archaeology. To take a one-hour guided tour, book in advance. Plan to visit South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology during your Bolzano vacation using our convenient Bolzano trip itinerary builder.
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  • If you want to see an old frozen mummy, this is the place to be. But you are only able to see it for a maximum of two minutes. The day we went the museum was really crowded and we had to wait 50 minut...  more »
  • Normally I'm not a museum-person, but I had immense amounts of fun here. The museum is well built and shows its exhibits in an interesting way. Highly recommended. Bye bye Otzi.  more »
  • This is a very interesting museum focussing almost entirely on the mumified iceman found in the nearby mountains. It's quite expensive to visit, but that's justified I guess by the costs of maintainin...  more »