Losenstein Blacksmith Museum

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

Make nails with heads!
The Nagelschmiedweg is a journey into the past of the "Pearl of the Enns Valley" and transports you into the world of the nail smiths.

With the guest card "In Sum More" you receive a 20% reduction on the price of the guided tour along the Nagelschmiedweg and in the Nagelschmiedzimmer.

Past historical sites you will reach the dreamily situated lake of the Kesselfall. In the Brandstätter Hammer, which houses the world's largest collection of hand-forged nails, you can work the red-hot iron yourself.

Special features: Scenic circular hiking trail that can be walked at any time.

Nail forge: 1h, hike + 2h

By Appointment

Mondays to Fridays until 12:00pm at the Local Authority Office
Saturdays & Sundays at Arkade Café, call 07255/4602

  • by arrangement
  • Registration required

Accessibility / arrival

Public transport:
The Ennstalbahn runs between Linz and Weißenbach-St. Gallen. Details at
Stations are located in Ternberg, Trattenbach, Losenstein, Reichraming, Großraming, Küpfern, Kastenreith, Kleinreifling and Weißenbach-St. Gallen.

Arrival by car:
From Salzburg/Linz: A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr > B115 into the Enns Valley.
From Vienna: A1 motorway exit Haag > B42 > B122 > B115 into the Enns Valley
From Passau: A8 Passau > Wels > A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr > B115 into the Enns Valley
From Graz: A9 Pyhrnautobahn > motorway exit Klaus > Grünburg > into the Ennstal valley

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • Guided tour
General price information

Admission with guided hike
Adults: € 8,50
Children € 6,00 (6 - 15 years)
Minimum admission: € 75.00

Admission without guided walk
Adults € 7,00
Children (6-15 y.): € 4,50
Minimum charge: € 50.00

Payment methods
Other payment methods
Cash payment
Other discounts

Smithy and Brandstatt Nail Museum:
Adult Ticket EUR 4.00; Child Ticket EUR 3.00
The lump sum of EUR 48.00 is charged with Groups of 12+

Nail Smith´s Worskhop - Nail-Smith-Path - Smithy - Nail Museum:
Adult Ticket EUR 6.00; Child Ticket EUR 4.00

Groups of 8+ can visit yer-round and anytime by appointment!

  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for teenagers
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Please get in touch for more information.


Losenstein Blacksmith Museum
Eisenstraße 45
4460 Losenstein

Phone +43 7255 6000

Contact person

Gemeinde Losenstein
4460 Losenstein

Phone +43 7255 6000

Legal contact information

Eisenstraße 45
AT-4460 Losenstein

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