Bell tower, Schallendorf


Built: 1776
Year of translocation: 1970

Bell towers like this one first started to appear in the 17th century. The bell tower from Schallendorf is built of large oak timbers using frame construction. It has a straw-thatched roof. The bell was rung to alert inhabitants to imminent danger, such as fire, yet also to call them to prayers and to announce the death of a member of the community.


Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing

Enzenbach 32
8114 Stübing, Österreich
T +43-3124/53700
F +43-3124/53700-18


Opening Hours

31 March to 31 October Mon-Sun, public holidays 9am - 6pm
Admission until 5pm