Südtiroler Landesmuseum für Jagd und Fischerei - Schloss Wolfsthurn

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Baroque splendour behind 365 windows


On a hill above Mareit near Sterzing rises Wolfsthurn Castle, described by the Tyrolean historian Johann N. Tinkhauser in the 19th century as “the most beautiful castle in all Tyrol”. The baroque castle has since its building been in the possession of the Sternbach family, and since 1996 has accommodated the South Tyrolean Museum of Hunting and Fishing. The Museum displays the originally furnished ceremonial rooms as well as a rich cultural and historical collection on the history of hunting and fishing. The interesting “Forest and Water” walking trail leads to the castle.

"Forest and Water" walking trail


The "Forest and Water" walking trail allows visitors to experience these two habitats with all their senses.

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Only baroque castle in Tyrol


Wolfsthurn Castle disposes of characteristic objects of the Baroque period like paintings and sculptures. What is behind the 365 windows? Simply Baroque splendor.

Photo: Hermann Maria Gasser

Wolfsthurn Castle winter

Seasonal closure


Wolfsthurn Castle will be closed from 16th November 2017 to 31st March 2018.

We reopen on 1st April 2018.