© Donauschlinge Schlögen © Oberösterreich Tourismus / Steininger
Donauschlinge Schlögen © Oberösterreich Tourismus / Steininger

Mühlviertel Castle Museum Freistadt

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

Freistadt Castle was built in the northern part of town in the 14th century. The Museum has an impressive collection of 17,000 exhibits.

The major part of them is presented in the castle's keep and in the south wing. A great number of exhibits from the town´s past, the turret parlor and an impressive panoramic view of the old town will make a visit to the castle a unique experience.

The Museum has three main themes of exhibition:

Barber´s and pharmacist´s tools, customs around birth, wedding and death, annuals of peasants and the middle classes; wrought-iron crosses, exhibits on worship (faith and myth), ancient clocks; exhibits on school, leisure time, hunting, medieval judiciary; textiles and clothes, such as blueprint, traditional costumes, farmhouse furniture...

work pieces and tools of various skilled trades, such as metalworker, potter, gold and silversmith, brass-founder, pewterer, coppersmith, hatter; guild house with shop and flags, symbol of the guilds.

Verre Églomisé Pictures:
On display are verre églomisé pictures dating back to 1780 till 1930 from Sandl, Buchers and other production sites.

Our permanent display is completed by various special exhibitions, guided tours, special events and educational activities for children and the young.

Mondays to Fridays 09:00am to 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Guided Tours for Groups of 8+ can be arranged anytime by appointment

Closing day
  • Monday
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • Toilet facility
  • Shop
  • Guided tour
Discounts (Age-related / Groups)
  • Children
  • Students
  • Seniors
  • Families
  • Groups
Other discounts

Adult Ticket: EUR 2,40
Discounted Group Ticket: EUR 1.60
School Class Ticket: EUR 0.80
Family Ticket: EUR 4.80
Please allow some 100 minutes for your visit

Discounts (Memberships)
  • DONAU.Erlebnis Card
    The DONAU.Erlebnis Card is valid in this business.
    More information available at www.donaucard.info
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Not suitable for wheelchairs. The property is not compliant with Austria's ÖNORM legal standard.


Mühlviertel Castle Museum Freistadt
Schlosshof 2
4240 Freistadt

Phone +43 7942 72274
Fax machine +43 732 7277 - 9646

Contact person
Mrs Nicole Wegscheider

We speak the following languages