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Museum of the Celts Hallein
ENCOUNTER THE CELTS, EXPERIENCE PREHISTORY, FEEL THE URBAN HERITAGE
The Museum of the Celts in Hallein houses one of the largest exhibitions on Celtic history and art in Europe. It is a place where the prehistory of Salzburg and the urban heritage of Hallein come alive. The combination of Iron Age burial grounds, settlement areas and the salt mining history of Dürrnberg hill top site is unique in Europe. Walkthrough salt mine galleries, views of chamber tombs or ornate gold attire – Celtic art and Celtic culture become a tangible experience at the Museum of the Celts in Hallein. An independent exhibition on the ground floor of the museum invites visitors to time travel back to prehistoric Salzburg. Three ornate rooms dating back to the time of the Prince Duke Archbishop von Schrattenbach (1756/1757) as well as objects relating to the history of Hallein and historic salt mining are on display.