Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 15, AT- 6020 Innsbruck
Tel. +43 512 5360 1441
Fax +43 512 5360 1418
Amidst the charming Old Town, a classic Austrian hybrid of Gothic and Baroque, you will find Innsbruck's greatest tourist attraction and certainly its most characteristic landmark: The Golden Roof.
Built by emperor Maximilian I., this outstanding alcove balcony shows stone reliefs depicting acrobatic morisque dancers and the emperor himself with his two spouses Maria of Burgundy and Bianca Maria Sforza of Milan.
Besides a museum (please see museums section), this building also houses the Permanent Secretariat of the Intl. Alpine Convention. The secreteriat provides support to the decision-making organs of the Convention, it favors the exchange of experience and knowledge about the Alps and is in charge of public relations for the Alpine Convention. The Alpine Convention is an international treaty between the Alpine countries (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia and Switzerland) as well as the EU, aimed at promoting sustainable development in the Alpine area and at protecting the interests of the people living within it.
The building can be visited all year round.
Opening times for the museum:
October 1 - April 30 from Tuesday to Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
May 1 - September 30 Monday to Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
Closed in November!