Il South Tyrolean Archaeological Museum based in Bolzano is the "home" of Ötzi, "The ice man", better known in Italy as "Iceman". The museum welcomes numerous visitors in every season and is one of the first of its kind in Italy.
In addition to the mummy of the Similaun, the museum presents important collections from the Alto Adige area. The exhibition starts from Palaeolithic, to end, chronologically ordered, with theHigh Middle age (Carolingian era).
Models, reconstructions, stereoscopic images, videos and interactive multimedia stations allow you to take a look at the past of the southern side of the Alpine chain.
Next to the permanent exhibition are also held in the museum spaces temporary exhibitions, conferences e conferences. There are also numerous reconstructions of Roman settlements in the basin of the Adige Valley and artifacts found in this area, which testify to the life of the South Tyrolean inhabitants in Roman times.
Address: South Tyrol Museum of Archeology, Via Museo 43 - 39100 Bolzano
Phone: 0471 320100 (Monday-Friday: 9: 00-12: 00 and 14: 30-16: 30)