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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

Mouth harp traditional craft & Largest jew's harp in the world
WIMMER-BADES jew's harp manufactory
"We live our craft" - A traditional production site of a special & around the world
famous instrument!

We are a centuries-old craft business, in the production of the Jew's harp, which has been at home in Molln
(Upper Austria) since the 16th century.

Interesting insights into the origins and history of the production of this
legendary instrument from past to present.
Many sights & Photos from the Wimmer-Bades family business. You will experience,
see and hear.

An old trade with many old traditions is presented and opened up to today's modern
world. The production of the Mollner Jew's Harp was recognised as Intangible Cultural Heritage by the Austrian UNESCO
Commission in 2014.

Wimmer-Bades Jew's Harps: a traditional craft & family business!
We look forward to your visit.

The production of the Jew's Harp was recognised in 2014 by the Unesco included in Austria's Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2014.

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

Visits/guided tours by appointment only!

  • 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

Travelling by public transport
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  • Shop
  • Guided tour
General price information
  • Visit/guided tour by prior arrangement only
  • Admission € 4,- €
Payment methods
Other payment methods
Cash payment
Discounts (Memberships)
  • Pyhrn-Priel-Card
    Free participation in the guided tours (duration approx. 45 min.), as often as you like
  • Phyrn-Priel seasonal pass
    Free participation in the guided tours (duration approx. 45 min.), 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

Please get in touch for more information.


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

Phone +43 676 7498020
E-Mail office@maultrommel.at
Web www.maultrommel.at/

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Contact person
Mr Roland Bades

We speak the following languages


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