Calligraphy and Local Heritage Museum"Bartlhaus"

Pettenbach, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • Suitable for groups

The Bartlhaus is the only type museum in Austria with an attached printing workshop.

The Bartlhaus in Pettenbach is the only Austrian museum dedicated to the art of writing in its various forms. Changing exhibitions show works by Austrian and international calligraphy artists and thematic compilations of bookplates. Permanent exhibitions invite you to get to know the work of the house's founding fathers. The attached printing workshop houses unique printing presses and printing machines, all of which are fully functional and in use during printing demonstrations. The Pettenbach local history museum is also housed in the Bartlhaus. Calligraphy courses take place regularly in the scriptorium.

The Bartlhaus is currently on winter break and will reopen from May 2024.

Wednesday 10 am to 12pm and 1 pm to 3 pm
Saturday 2 pm to 5 pm
Sundays and public holidays 10 am to 12 pm

Visits and guided tours are also possible outside opening hours by appointment: Gottfried Kahr Tel.: +43 676 844464401

  • Registration required


516 m

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  • Toilet facility
General price information

Admission adults € 8
Children up to the age of 14 are free when accompanied by an adult
Reduced admission for schoolchildren, students, military and community service personnel and people with a disability ID: € 4.00
Printing demonstration flat rate € 100

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  • Salzkammergut Sommer-Card
    Admission museum € 4,00
    Printing demonstration € 5,00
  • Suitable for groups

Please get in touch for more information.


Calligraphy and Local Heritage Museum"Bartlhaus"
Museumstraße 16
4643 Pettenbach

mobile +43 676 844464401

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