Schwarz Jew's Harp and Harmonica Production

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

The stronghold of the Jew's harp can be found in Molln, Upper Austria.
Tradition since 1679 - already in 13th generation the Schwarz family manufactures the Mollner Jew's Harp.
Let yourself be carried away in the world of experience "From the Jew's Harp to the Harmonica" and discover the world of the Original Kärntnerland Harmonica or try your hand at playing the Jew's Harp.

Immerse yourself in the mystical world of the Jew's Harp and experience the oldest craft of Jew's Harp makers up close!

The "Production of the Mollner Jew's Harp" was designated in 2014 by the Austrian
UNESCO Commission as an intangible cultural heritage.

With the guest card "In sum more" you get a 10% discount on the purchase of an original black jew's harp.

How the jew's harp developed into the mouth and finally the accordion, you will see during an interesting 1-hour guided tour. In addition to jew's harps, the Schwarz company has specialized in the production of high-quality harmonicas and accordions. Well known are the "Steirischen" from Molln under the brand name ORIGINAL KÄRNTNERLAND.

Special features: Oldest Jew's harp manufactory - since 1679, unique Jew's harp, harmonica and harmonica museum, Austria's largest harmonica pavilion, sound tower according to Feng Shui - Calming sounds create time for meditation and inner peace for all visitors.
Live presentation of a Jew's harp piece for each visitor.

o Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 - 12 and 14 - 17 o'clock
o Wednesday and Saturday from 9 - 12 o'clock
o Guided tours only by appointment!

Closing day
  • Monday
  • Sunday
  • holiday
Accessibility / arrival

 Public transport:
The Steyr Valley is served by bus lines 452 (Rohr-Bad Hall-Steinbach a. d. Steyr) and 433 (Steyr-Molln-Kirchdorf).
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Arrival by car:
From Salzburg/Linz: A1 motorway exit Sattledt > via Kremsmünster > Bad Hall > into the Steyr valley.
From Vienna: A1 motorway exit Haag > B42 > B122 > B140 into the Steyr Valley
From Passau: A8 Passau > Wels > A9 motorway exit Sattledt > Kremsmünster > Bad Hall > into the Steyr valley
From Graz: A9 Pyhrnautobahn > motorway exit Klaus > into the Steyr valley

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Travelling by public transport
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      Guided tour

      approx. 1 hour

      General price information

      o Guided tours from 10 persons
      o From 10 persons: € 6,90 per person
      o From 20 persons: € 5,90 per person
      o Children (6-15 years): € 3,50 per person

      For the one-hour guided tour we ask for prior registration!
      Max. 50 persons per tour | 2 tours possible in parallel

      • All weather
      • Suitable for groups
      • Suitable for friends
      • Spring
      • Summer
      • Autumn
      Other special suitabilities

      Seniors, families

      Please get in touch for more information.


      Schwarz Jew's Harp and Harmonica Production
      Waldeggstraße 1
      4591 Molln

      Phone +43 7584 2407

      Contact person
      Mrs Maria Schwarz

      Legal contact information

      Waldeggstraße 1
      AT-4591 Molln

      We speak the following languages


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