Diocesan Museum Brixen
The Diocesan Museum, founded in 1901, is located in the Bishop's Palace of Bressanone, displays in over 70 rooms a representative cross section of the sacred art of the South Tyrol. It houses the well-known Nativity collection and parts of the treasure collection belonging to Brixen Cathedral, including the famous Adlerkasel. The collection of medieval sculpture and panel painting is the most comprehensive in the South Tyrol and is particularly worth seeing. Highlights in the art gallery are paintings by Lucas Cranach, Bartlmä Dill Riemenschneider, Ulrich Glantschnigg, Franz Sebald Unterberger, Paul Troger, Gianbattista Tiepolo and Carl Henrici. With an exhibition area of 6600m², the Brixen Diocesan Museum in Brixen is one of most comprehensive ecclesiatical collections anywhere. The Kaisertrakt is also worth seeing, with pictures, furniture and porcelain created by manufacturers commissioned by the Viennese court.
Open from March 15th to October 31st: opening hours - Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00am to 5.00pm (closed on Mondays).
Information and reservation: Tel. (0039) 0472 830 505