Chapel from Heilbrunn near Birkfeld


Built: 1829
Year of translocation: 1971

This small wooden chapel from Birkfeld in Styria is typical of rural church architecture.It was built in two stages and had to be removed to make way for a road in 1971.The gable board above the entrance into the chapel depicts the Holy Trinity and bears an inscription to Maria Brunnegg and the date 1886. The chapel is a simple building, with a small wooden altar, a wooden crucifix and a painting depicting the Virgin Mary at the centre, and a prayer-desk. Pictures of saints adorn the walls.

The chapel was used for mass and prayers until 1971.

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