Worth seeing

Worth seeing

copyright Stadtgemeinde Leoben, picture: Freisinger

The first Post Museum in Austria

In the former Hunting castle of Kaiser Franz Josef!

Postkutsche im Innenraum des MuseumsCarraige, © Post Museum Eisenerz

The mountain town Eisenerz in Styria has a lot of nature and culture experiences to offer its visitors.

So arose in August 2012 in cooperation with the Austrian Post AG the first post museum, in which not only stamp collector and friends of the post history, but also culture interested of all kind come to their fullfillment.

The Austrian Post and Telegraph Museum is housed in the historical rooms of the Kammerhof, a former Hunting Castle of Emperor Franz Joseph I, and was extended by the Telegraph- and Telecommunication in spring of 2016.

Since May 2016 leads the cultural gem the term “Austrian Post and Telegraph Museum”. The soulful furnished and with lot of commitment made museum shows the Post and Telegraph development from the emperor time till today.
The visitor can experience the history reality close and interactive.

Numerous historically and culturally valuable original exhibits like a suitable walkin post carriage, an original k.k Post office from the time around 1900, post historical documents, writing and office utensils, technical equipment and much more puts the visitor in past times. Mailboxes from all over the world and theme specific philatelic material grant a view into the history of Postal service.

A special furnished children post office leaves even for our smallest ones open wishes.
The young museum visitors can see the active handling of letters and telephone before the time of internet and cell phones.

In the nostalgic post cinema, films document the history of Austrian Post and Telegraph service for the past 100 years.

Special changing exhibitions to diverse themes around the history of communication as well as the accompanying social development complete the exhibition offer.

Embedded in a wonderful landscape accompanied by a historical region is the Austrian Post and Telegraph museum worth a trip for the entire family.

Opening hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 9:00 - 17:00 o'clock


 Tourismusverband Leoben
      Hauptplatz 3
      8700 Leoben
  +43 3842 48148


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