Exhibition

The Petrol Station Myth

11.04.2019-06.01.2020 Folk Life Museum

This exhibition follows the trail of the petrol station from the very outset, via technical and architectural innovations, up to its role as a substitute shop and local centre of communication following the disappearance of grocers and inns. more ...

Exhibition

In Bed

Episodes of a Refuge

30.06.2017-30.12.2018 Folk Life Museum

What do people do in bed? This object is far more than just a piece of furniture. more ...

Exhibition

Styria in View

Perspectives on a Landscape

20.03.2015-06.01.2016 14:00-18:00 Folk Life Museum

The exhibition is part of the thematic focus on ‘Landscape’ that is being taken up at several Universalmuseum Joanneum locations throughout 2015. more ...

Exhibition

Superstition – Super-knowledge

A World Not Random

28.03.-30.11.2014 Folk Life Museum

The Folk Life Museum owns an extensive collection of objects from the 18th to the early 20th century, which are described as superstitious, folkloristic or simply as magical cures. more ...

Permanent Collection

Folk Life Museum

Permanent exhibition

Folk Life Museum

The permanent exhibition at the Folk Life Museum focuses thematically on three areas – The Home, Dress and Beliefs. These themes are represented by everyday things particularly of the pre-industrial period. more ...

Exhibition

TimeTimeTime…

On the pace of life and the art of dawdling

01.03.-30.11.2012 Folk Life Museum

This exhibition is an invitation to think about the way we use time and to track down islands of autonomy that stand above the stream of time.    more ...

Exhibition

Christmas presents – Who are they from, Baby Jesus or Father Christmas?

An exhibition at the Folk Life Museum

19.11.2010-09.01.2011 09:00-16:00 Folk Life Museum

"Christmas Presents" traces a tortuous path through European cultural history, on the trail of a phenomenon whose religious roots are scarcely discernible any more.   more ...

Exhibition

l[i]eben

boundless and offbounds

16.02.-26.10.2010 09:00-16:00 Folk Life Museum

A collaborative exhibition between the Office of Memories and the Folk Life Museum   more ...

Exhibition

Krampus. Wickedness Tamed

Exhibition at the Folk Life Museum

20.11.2009-10.01.2010 10:00-17:00 Folk Life Museum

The Krampus is among the most fascinating figures in Austrian traditional life. A new exhibition at the Folk Life Museum features impressive examples from the private Wabitsch collection.   more ...

Folk Life Museum

Paulustorgasse 11-13a
8010 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9900
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Opening Hours

 

Guided tours for groups and school-groups
from 03. April 2019 to 06. January 2020 Tues-Fri outside of opening hours on advance notice

The Folk Life  Museum will be reorganized in the course of the STEIERMARK SCHAU 2021 and will therefore be temporarily closed from 07.01.2020 until 09.04.2021 for renovation work and accessible only as part of events.