South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Bolzano

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Meet Ötzi, the world's oldest natural human mummy from 3300 BCE, at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. This archaeological museum also houses his gear, including the world's oldest complete Copper Age axe, a fire lighting kit, quiver loaded with 12 arrows, flint knife with sheath, and some clothing. Study models, reconstructions, and multimedia presentations to learn more about the early history of the southern alpine region. Entertain children with the museum's interactive activities. The top floor features a changing exhibit about some aspect of South Tyrolean archaeology. To take a one-hour guided tour, book in advance. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology and many more Bolzano attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bolzano trip tool.
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  • The South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology is centered on the iceman "Ötzi" that was discovered in the Alps some decades ago. The mummy itself is visible through a window, in the refrigerated cell where...  more »
  • Can only join the positive comments about this Museum. It had the advantage of being built around a single "object" and with a quite modern musicology. Little but accurate text, 3 lingual, extremely.....  more »
  • Very cool museum if you're interested in Otzi. That's about all this museum is about though. It covers the story of his finding, unearthing and his history.
  • Brilliant. If you are in Bolzano go. It's fascinating!
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