Museums in Oberammergau

Educational and charming, this is how the many interesting museums in Oberammergau presents themselves.

77 Attractions

Alpine Coaster Oberammergau

Fun and action awaits the whole family at the Kolbensattel in Oberammergau, with the Alpine Coaster - the longest all-weather toboggan run in the world with magnetic brakes.

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Bahnhof Oberammergau

freely accessible / always open

Unstaffed station with ticket machine.

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Berggasthof Kolbenalm

Located just 200 meters higher than the center of Oberammergau - and yet a world apart. Total relaxation away from the daily routine.

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Coletta Berger

Traditional embroidery

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Crucifixion Group Monument

freely accessible / always open

On September 25th, 1871 a special performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play was held in honour of King Ludwig II. The king was so moved that he donated the monumental Crucifixion

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Dedler- und Kölblhaus

freely accessible / always open

Beide nebeneinanderliegenden Häuser sind wunderbare Beispiele für die Lüftlmalerei in den Ammergauer Alpen und deren Meister Franz Seraph Zwinck.

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Döttenbichl

freely accessible / always open

Various weapons found at Döttenbichl are dated to the time of the Celts and Romans. At these times, people had already been living in the Alpine region for around 10,000 years.

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Eisenhower Museum

Learn (while attending to an entertaining tour of the museum) more about Dwight David Eisenhower and what connects him to Oberammergau.

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Florian Härtle

Wood carver and sculptor

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Florian Stückl

Headmaster of vocational school in Oberammergau

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Focus Bikepark Oberammergau

Seven years ago the Bike Park Oberammergau was closed. The opening of the new "Focus Bike Park" Oberammergau is planned on July 01, 2016.

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Forester's house

freely accessible / always open

The former residential and monastery judge house looks back on a colorful past.

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Fun Arena

Since August 2005 the Oberammergau WellenBerg Leisure and Fun pool awaits with a new attraction: Instead of the former circular wave pool, there is "the largest sand arena in Bavaria." With about 100 truckloads of gravel and as surface fine beach volleyball sand the "fun-arena" offers endless fun

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Gesundheitszentrum Oberammergau

Clinic and Active & Vitalhotel Kofel
Clinic for AHB, prevention and rehabilitation

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Helga Stuckenberger

Wood sculptress and wood carver specialized in animals of all kinds

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Hotel Alte Post

You can change or re-charge empty Movelo batteries for full batteries within the opening times of the Hotel Alte Post.

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House of Pontius Pilate

freely accessible / always open

The House of Pontius Pilate, located in the heart of Oberammergau, is the centre of arts and crafts.

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House of Reptiles

A house of reptiles for the whole family. The paradise of the unloved!

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Kolben chair lift

Note: The Chair-lift remains closed until snow falls. The operators expect to open on 01.01.2016

The Kolben-Chair-Lift, a double-chair-lift, takes passengers a distance of 1780 meters from the valley station in Oberammergau (850 m a.s.l.) to the mountain station at the Kolbensattel (1250 m a.s.l.) from where you can visit the traditional Kolbensattel-Hütte.

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Kolbensattelhütte

Note: The Kolbensattelhütte remains closed until snow falls. The operators expect to open on 01.01.2016

The Kolbensattelhütte - your family attraction in the Ammergau Alps, Oberammergau – is located on a picturesque place above Oberammergau.

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Konrad Saal

Wood sculptor, wood carver

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Kreuzkirche Oberammergau

The Kreuzkirche in Oberammergau - from a stable to a church

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Laber cable car

Enjoy a ride with the historically nostalgic cable car in Oberammergau at district of St. Gregor up the Laber.

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Living workstudio

The name of Oberammergau is synonymous with traditional handicrafts, not only wood carvers but also potters, drum makers and several others are there

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Marion Gut

Wood carver

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Markus Wagner

Wood carver specialised in jumping jacks

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Martine Schauer

Freelance artist, goldsmith

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Michael Pfaffenzeller

Wood carver, sculptor painter

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Mountain Adventure Playground

The Mountain Adventure Playground at the Kolbensattelhütte is a playground with a difference! The broad view across the Ammer Valley forms the backdrop for an adventure playground, with specially-designed play equipment to bring children closer to nature and the mountainscape through play. This play equipment was made in keeping with the artistic handicraft tradition of Oberammergau, at the woodsculpting school in the home of the Passion Play.

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Neue POI

Sports shop

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Oberammergau Museum

It is quite a special moment when you step from the Dorfstraße trough the heavy wooden door into a world of questions and their answers.

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Parish Church St. Peter and Paul

As a prototype the Oberammergau Parish Church had a wooden building, at the beginning of the 18th Century however it was so damaged that it had to be rebuilt. Joseph Schmuzer led the construction of the rococo jewel, his son Franz Xaver was the plasterer. The ceiling and wall frescoes were made by the great Matthew Guenther, born in 1705 on an isolated farm on the north side slope of Hohenpeissenberg.

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Passion Play Theatre

The history of the Passion Play Theatre – uncover more about the past of the world renowned semi-circular open-air stage

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Rheumatism centre Oberammergau

Waldburg-Zeil clinics - Rheumazentrum Oberammergau
Rheumatology clinic for internal medicine, orthopedics and rheumatoid hand surgery, anesthesia and interventional pain management, rehabilitation clinic for Orthopaedics and Rheumatology

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Romanshöhe Inn

"Location, location, location", that counts for a property, they say. But in the Romanshöhe it is "prospect prospect prospect" ....

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Ruppert Blaschke

Freelance wood sculptor

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Sabine Höldrich

Sculptor painter

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Ski resort Kolben

Note: The ski resort remains closed until snow falls. The operators expect to open on 01.01.2016

The Kolben ski resort awaits you with 90% blue runs (1 km red runs), which are conveniently located in the wide forest paths. A good view on snowy days and a long "life" of snow is therefore guaranteed.

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Ski resort Laber

The cult cable car, only fitting for eleven people, "rocks" you ascent to the mountain and Germany's only steepest freeride downhill - the ski route "Nordhang" - leading you descent to the valley: sometimes powdery, sometimes wild, the thigh burn, lungs pumps - this route is only for experienced skiers

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Sportzentrale Papistock

You can borrow e-bikes in the sports center Papistock. With the KönigsCard the rental is free of charged once per stay.

Here in the sports center you also sign up for ski school Ammertal.

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Thomas Gürke

Wood carver specializes in animals of all kinds

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Tobias Lampe

Freelance artist

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WellenBerg Leisure and Fun Pool

The dreamlike scenery of the Bavarian Alpine upland and right in the middle is the absolute fun to be had with water. The WellenBerg Leisure and Fun Pool is the best that you can imagine:

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