Alte Galerie

Masterpieces of fine art from the High Middle Ages to the late 18th century, including Lucas Cranach the Elder, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Giovanni Pietro de Pomis and Johann Georg Platzer.


Schloss Eggenberg: one site, 4 museums!

Visit the unique State Rooms, the Alte Galeriewith masterpieces of European art, the Coin Cabinet andthe Archaeology Museum!

Insight into the museum depot

The Alte Galerie Colletions

The holdings of the Alte Galerie consist of three main collections: the art of the Middle Ages, that of the early modern period and prints and drawings in the Graphic collection.

Pieter Brueghel d. J. (1564–1638), Flämische Kirmes (Detail)

Tales of the early modern period


In its new display since 2019, the Alte Galerie reveals the splendour and misery of a fascinating epoch. Make your tour online.

Anonymous, 17th century, Christ appointing Saint Roch as Patron Saint of plague victims

Currently on display from our Graphic Colletion

to see until 31st October 2020

Lack of hygiene and poor living conditions caused the plague, also known as the Black Death, to flare up every few decades. 


Requests for guided tours

We are always delighted to accept your requests for mediation and educational programmes.