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Stockmühlen

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Open Air Museum at Kalserbach


Water powered mills were widespread in East Tyrol until 50 years ago. Due to agricultural restructuring, they have largely lost their function and have therefore gradually decayed. Thanks to the owners' commitment and with support from Hohe Tauern National Park, Kals am Grossglockner has managed to maintain six stick mills.
The ingenuity helped the farmers to replace the ever-returning work of the grinding process by technically simple means using hydropower. Miller Paul will show you how grain is turned into flour.
Eventually, you can also take some organic flour home with you. Show presentations are very popular, perhaps also because the nature-friendly hydropower use of the old days has a touch of nostalgia. The stick mills can be approached from Kals / Großdorf, following the forest path to the Taurer (here, you will also find the ecological education trail for children).

contact details
Tourismusinformation Kals am Großglockner
Ködnitz 7
9981 Kals am Großglockner

opening period

25.06.2020 - 24.09.2020

opening hours
Wednesday (heute)
closed
Thursday
14:00 - 17:00
Friday
closed
Saturday
closed
Sunday
closed
Monday
closed
Tuesday
closed

June till September: every Thursday from 14.00 - 17.00 hrs.

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