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
01. July 2020 to 30. November 2020 Mon-Sun, public holidays 9am - 5pm

Admission until 4pm

01. November 2020 to 26. March 2021 closed.
27. March 2021 to 31. October 2021 Mon-Sun, public holidays 9am - 5pm

Admission until 4pm


For very urgent matters, we are available from Monday to Thursday from 8am to 9am on 0664/934-8509.