Jew’s Harp Manufacturers in Molln - Museum & Show

Molln, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • Suitable for groups

Visit the Jew's Harp Manufacturer and discover how this traditional musical instrument, which has been hand-made since the 16th century, is produced. In the Mollner Planmatriken of the 17th century you will find the oldest names of the Mollner Jew's harp makers, including the name Wimmer.

The production of the Jew's harp was included in the Imaterial Cultural Heritage of Austria by Unesco in 2014.

Free guided tour with many sights and photos from the 12th generation of the Wimmer family business. You will experience, see and hear. An experience of a rare kind. Diversity and tradition will amaze you. You will learn interesting facts about the making of the Jew's harp, including the correct way to play it. You will be amazed at the sounds you can elicit from jew's harps.

Special features: Demonstration or demonstration (production) of a jew's harp completely handmade. Playing on bamboo jew's harps from southern countries and, as a finale, a Sicilian Marian song with musical accompaniment. A wonderful experience that reaches deep into the soul.

Mon - Fri: 09.00 - 12.00 h and 14.00 - 17.00 h
Sat, Sun and public holidays by appointment

Elevation

442 m

Accessibility / arrival

by car:
A9 Linz - exit Klaus / P. - B138 direction Linz / Steyr, after 500m turn right - B140 direction Molln / Steyr

by public transport:
take the bus to Kirchdorf/Krems - to bus stop Steinwändt – change bus to Molln

Travelling by public transport
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General price information

free guided tour

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Cash payment
Discounts (Memberships)
  • Pyhrn-Priel-Card
    Free participation in guided tours (duration about 45 min).
  • Phyrn-Priel seasonal pass
    Free participation in guided tours (duration about 45 min).
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children
Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
Other special suitabilities

Seniors, Families

Please get in touch for more information.

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Maultrommelstraße 9, 4591 Molln

Phone: +43 7584 2021
E-Mail: hoisnhaus@webspeed.at
Web: www.hoisnhaus.at

Village Museum Molln

Im Dorf 1, 4591 Molln

Phone: +43 7584 40215
E-Mail: museum@molln.cc
Web: www.ooemuseumsverbund.at/

Contact


Jew’s Harp Manufacturers in Molln - Museum & Show
Im Sperrboden 1
4591 Molln

Phone +43 7584 2831
Fax machine +43 7584 39611
E-Mailoffice@maultrommel.at
Webwww.maultrommel.at
http://www.maultrommel.at

Contact person
Mr Franz Wimmer
Im Sperrboden 1
4591 Molln

Phone +43 7584 2831
Fax machine +43 7584 39611
E-Mailoffice@maultrommel.at
Webwww.maultrommel.at

We speak the following languages

German
English

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