South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology (Bolzano, Italy) Reviews
Description:South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology / Via Museo /Museumstraße 43 / I- 39100 Bolzano/Bozen. / The collection on exhibit at ... more
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology (Bolzano, Italy) ... the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology is structured chronologically and documents the entire history of South Tyrol from the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Age (15,000 BC) to the Carolingian period (around 800 AD). Set off against the wider historical background, the Iceman along with the associated finds form the exhibit's core. Models, reconstructions, stereoscopic pictures, videos and interactive multimedia stations allow the visitor to gain insight into the ancient past of the southern Alpine region in a way that is, at the same time, highly informative and entertaining.
Newest Review: ... through the doors of the South Tyrol Archaeological Museum. Which is what we tried to do, only to have our way barred by a firm, polite, multi-lingual lady who showed us the queue. Queue? There can be a bit of a logjam inside at busy times so visitors are admitted in batches of about 50, although you can stay as long as you like. This was in July so outside the high season you could probably ... more
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by - written on 17/01/07 (Very useful, 472 readings)
This is the story of a man who set off to walk across a high Alpine pass from Italy into Austria. He never reached his destination, but his body was found where he fell, mortally wounded - 5,300 years later. There is some evidence, which I'll come to later, that he was an important personage in his day. Whether that is true or not, he has certainly found fame now as Ötzi, as he is known in that irritatingly twee diminutive. He was found high up in the Ötztal, south-west of Innsbruck, and everywhere along that very long valley his shaggy profile is used as a marketing hook for everything from children's playgrounds to hiking boots. Further afield, he has, of ... Read the complete review
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