Science & building research

In its function as a museum, the Austrian Open Air Museum fulfills the following tasks: collecting, preserving, documenting and communicating.

The European ethnology and history, as well as numerous insights from the sciences of architecture, restoration, agricultural science, botany, etc., flow into the tasks and workplaces of the open-air museum.

The opern air museum tries to allow as many insights from the various research areas as possible into the scientific work through cooperation and information exchange.

Building research and everyday research

The European ethnology distinguishes between the following areas:

Building research focuses on research into the construction methods and styles, ie the architectural landscapes of the different regions in Austria.

Everyday research is concerned with the research, documentation and mediation of life, everyday life, festive culture, customs and the work of the peasant population of the past.


Mag. Michaela Steinböck Köhler
T: +43-3124/53700 


Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing

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


Opening Hours
26. March 2021 to 31. October 2021 Mon-Sun, public holidays 9am - 5pm

Admission until 4pm

01. November 2021 to 31. March 2022 closed.
01. April 2022 to 31. October 2022 Mon-Sun, public holidays 9am - 5pm

Admission until 4pm

01. November 2022 to 31. March 2023 closed.