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afternoon
4°C/39°F
100% Fineweather
2300mm
Frostborder

Saturday

Saturday
4°C/39°F
90% Fineweather
2000mm
Frostborder

Sunday

Sunday
5°C/41°F
90% Fineweather
1900mm
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Forecast

Today, high pressure will dominate our weather. After a starry night, Friday will start with frost. During the day, however, the sun will make temperatures rise above zero.

Tendency

It will be sunny and dry far into next week! On Thursday the current period of high pressure will be briefly interrupted by the passage of a weak low accompanied by dense cloud.

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today

afternoon
4°C/39°F
100% Fineweather
2300mm
Frostborder

Saturday

Saturday
4°C/39°F
90% Fineweather
2000mm
Frostborder

Sunday

Sunday
5°C/41°F
90% Fineweather
1900mm
Frostborder

Forecast

Today, high pressure will dominate our weather. After a starry night, Friday will start with frost. During the day, however, the sun will make temperatures rise above zero.

Tendency

It will be sunny and dry far into next week! On Thursday the current period of high pressure will be briefly interrupted by the passage of a weak low accompanied by dense cloud.

Need help? Contact us!

Innsbruck Tourism


Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

Hotel- and group reservations


Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Tourist info


Mon - Fri: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

Museums

 > Art History at Ambras Castle

Art History at Ambras Castle

Schloss Ambras Innsbruck
Schlossstraße 20, 6020  Innsbruck
+43 1 / 52 52 44 802
info@schlossambras-innsbruck.at
http://www.schlossambras-innsbruck.at

Opening Hours

Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed in November.

Ambras Castle

Ambras Castle is one of the main attractions in Innsbruck, the state capital of Tyrol.

Its cultural and historic significance is inseparable from the personality of Archduke Ferdinand II (1529-1595), who promoted the arts and sciences as a true Renaissance prince. He established the magnificent Ambras collections and had a museum facility built in the lower castle to house them, designed according to modern criteria from the time.

The current exhibition attempts to reconstruct the Archduke’s chamber of art & curiosities, his armoury, his collection of armour from famous heroes and his collection of antiquities. In Ferdinand’s time, the living quarters were located in the upper castle. Today, the upper castle is home to the Habsburg Portrait Gallery, which features portraits from Albert III (1349-1395) to Emperor Francis I (1768-1835) over three storeys. The collection contains over 200 portraits, including valuable works by famous artists, such as Lukas Cranach, Anton Mor, Tizian, van Dyck and Diego Velásquez. The ground floor of the upper castle houses a collection of late medieval sculptures and the centrepiece is the St George’s altar that belonged to Emperor Maximilian I.

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