Grassmayr Bell Museum - Bell Foundry
All over the world – in nearly 100 countries – bells from Grassmayr Bell Foundry in Tyrol can be heard tolling. The Grassmayr family has been casting bells for the whole world for 14 generations. It has 400 years of experience, history and tradition to build upon.
In 1599, Bartlme Grassmayr cast his very first bell in Tyrol. The expertise of Grassmayr Bell Foundry and the secret of bell construction ("ribbing”) have been carefully guarded every since - continually improved upon through scientific research, and successively handed down from father to son – a tradition preserved for more than 14 generations.
In addition to casting new bells, Grassmayr Bell Foundry has specialized in restoring historical bells and manufacturing a complete line of technical accessories and equipment for bell ringing systems.Every day at 5:00 PM, in a very beautiful spot of Tyrol, in Telfs / Mösern, one of the largest bells tolls for good neighbourly relations in the alpine countries
The Bell Museum is a unique combination of bell foundry, bell museum and a sound room. On the basis of past experience, we are certain you will consider your visit a genuine adventure. We recommend allowing yourself approximately one hour for your visit.