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Enjoy the view in Upper Austria

Jew's harp maker Molln - Museum & show operation

Molln, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • All weather
  • 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.

With the guest card "In Summe mehr" you receive free admission

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.

The Jew's Harp Workshop is open to individual visitors, groups and school groups only upon

reservation & appointment

by appointment.

Guided tours must be reserved at least 14 days before the desired date.

  • by arrangement
  • Registration required


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

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    General price information

    free guided tour

    • Free entry
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    Other payment methods
    Cash payment
    Discounts (Memberships)
    • Pyhrn-Priel-Card
      Free participation in the guided tours (duration approx. 45 minutes), as often as you like
    • Phyrn-Priel seasonal pass
      Free participation in the guided tours (duration approx. 45 minutes), as often as you like
    • All weather
    • Suitable for groups
    • Suitable for single travelers
    • Suitable for friends
    • Suitable for couples
    • Suitable for children
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Autumn
    • Winter
    Other special suitabilities

    Seniors, Families

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    Jew's harp maker Molln - Museum & show operation
    Im Sperrboden 1
    4591 Molln

    Phone +43 676 7498020

    Contact person
    Mr Roland Bades

    We speak the following languages


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