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Linz, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups

Adalbert Stifter Institute of the Province of Upper Austria. Adalbert Stifter, born in 1805 in Oberplan (South Bohemia), spent many years of his life in Linz, where he worked as a provincial civil servant, painter and writer. Stifter's residence and death house was converted into the StifterHaus and houses the Upper Austrian Literature Museum on the first floor. Museum of Literature. From the medieval Minnegesang of Walther von der Vogelweide to contemporary authors, the visitor wanders through several multimedia-prepared time rooms. The former study is a memorial room with authentic furniture, manuscripts and pictures.

Changing special exhibitions, a library with around 17,000 volumes and the Upper Austrian Dialect Atlas complete the StifterHaus offer.

Literature House and Gallery, Institute of Literature and Linguistics, Service Point for Readers, Library, Biographical Archive, Contact Point for Stifter Research, Publication and Edition, Processing of Bequests, Upper Austrian Dialect Archive and Upper Austrian Dialect Atlas. Dialect Archive and Upper Austrian Language Atlas.

Tue-Sun 10 am-3 pm

Mon, Tue, Thu 9 am-1 pm and 2 pm-5 pm
Wed, Fri 9 am-1 pm

Closed on January 1st, November 1st, December 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st and Easter Sunday!

Closing day
  • Monday
Accessibility / arrival

Linz Linien tram: 1, 2, 3, 4 – Hauptplatz 

Travelling by public transport
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  • Toilet facility
  • Guided tour
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for kids (6 - 14 Year)
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Please get in touch for more information.


Adalbert-Stifter-Platz 1
4020 Linz

Phone +43 732 7720 - 11295
E-Mail office@stifter-haus.at
Web www.stifter-haus.at

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