Location overview

1 Rosegger's Birthplace Alpl 2 Rosegger-Museum Krieglach A Waldschule Alpl B Church St. Kathrein am Hauenstein C Rosegger Grave D Rosegger park & memorial E Railway


Rosegger's Birthplace Alpl
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1) Rosegger`s Birthplace Alpl

Childhood home of a poet

01.01.2010-31.12.2030 > Rosegger-Geburtshaus, Alpl

Location: Rosegger's Birthplace Alpl
In his texts, the folk poet Peter Rosegger often took inspiration from childhood memories on the Alpl. His birthplace reminds us today of the simple lifestyle at that time. more...

Collage von Peter Roseggers Geburtshaus Kluppeneggerhof am Alpl und Museum in Krieglach
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2) Rosegger Museum Krieglach

Rosegger between conservation and progress

01.01.2010-01.01.2030 > Rosegger-Museum, Krieglach

In Peter Rosegger’s former country home in Krieglach, the Styrian poet’s life and creative periods are traced. more...

Visit other Rosegger memorials!

A) Waldschule Alpl

In 1902, Peter Rosegger launched a donation campaign to found the Waldschule in Alpl and to counteract the rural exodus. In 1975, the school was discontinued. After the renovation of the building, it has been run since 1982 as a school museum, in which the school room and the "Roseggerzimmer" can be visited in their original state.

B) Rosegger exhibit in St. Kathrein am Hauenstein

The Church of St. Kathrein was the nearest church to Kluppeneggerhof and part of Peter Rosegger's numerous childhood memories.

C) Rosegger's tomb

Peter Rosegger's tomb is located in the cemetery in Krieglach. His wish was: "I want a simple grave, like every farmer from Alpl. A wooden cross with the name on it. If, after fifty years, you still know who that is, that is enough; if not, then leave me in peace. "

D) Rosegger park & memorial

In 1937, the "Roseggerbund Waldheimat" and the market town of Krieglach built this park with the sculpture "When I was still a Waldbauernbub ..." by the artist Paul Kassecker. The park was completely refurbished in 2007-2008 and offers quiet seating and a children's playground.

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Peter Rosegger Birthplace & Museum

Birthplace, Alpl 42, 8671 Alpl
& Museum, Roseggerstraße 44, 8670 Krieglach, Österreich
T +43-3855/2375


Opening Hours
27. March 2021 to 31. October 2021 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm
01. November 2022 to 31. March 2022 closed.
01. April 2022 to 30. October 2022 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm
31. October 2022 to 31. March 2023 closed.


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