Museum & Curiosities Cabinet Hallstatt
A gem in the heart of Hallstatt
In addition to the world's oldest salt mine, the historic Ossuary and the World Heritage Museum, the Slot Machine Museum & Curiosities Cabinet, on the Upper Market Square, is a fixture for visitors from all over the world. This museum hosts a collection of the world's most representative variety of different genres of slot machines than you can visit.
Displayed in the exhibition rooms of the small private museum, located in the historic centre of Hallstatt, is a collection of slot machines dating from the 16th century up to the beginning of the 20th century. This unusual exhibition leads you into the mysterious and magical world of slot machines. The world of slot machines reflects their time, with the romantic longing for the extraordinary, for exoticism, for miracles and magic. It is the golden age and the climax of clockwork movements, with the finest sculptures, enchanting costumes and artistic hairstyles. Each of these doll machines will move you in its own way and tells a very special story.
Seductive doll machines
If you would like to learn more about the numerous exhibits, you should join a guided tour. In small groups of ten to twelve people, the museum owner will give a historical insight into the changeable history of the numerous exhibits during a tour.
Bad Weather Alternatives
Even if the sun decides to take a break or the weather god is in a bad mood, there’s no reason that your holiday plans should fall through. The many attractive free-time activities of the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut ensure a diverse program even on rainy days. Experience our ancient mining tunnels and mystical caves, grand spa facilities, interesting exhibitions and historical churches. There’s an event no matter the weather! Even on ‘dreary days’, a holiday on Lake Hallstatt is always bright!