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Wels for history buffs

The city of Wels can also look back over a long history. From the Celts on the Reinberg to the Romans who turned the city into the administrative capital of Ufernoricum, and from the Middle Ages to the two world wars, there are all sorts of interesting things to learn about Wels. Whether you’re interested in the Roman era, Emperor Maximilian or Wels during the time of National Socialism, you’ll find all the information you want in the following institutions.

Learn about the history of Wels

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Wels guide service

Learn more about Emperor Maximilian I and his life and death in Wels, about Wels in the Middle Ages or under National Socialism, about the Habsburgs, or about the life in Wels of Marie Valerie, ...
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Wels

Castle Museum

The 'Stadtmuseum', the museum of the City of Wels, is located in the Castle of Wels. Wels Castle is an important and lively cultural center and museum complex. During the warm summer months, the ...
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Grabstein der Ursa
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Roman Path

Römerweg – Roman path The Roman path offers the unique opportunity to experience Roman history in the city. Meanwhile, the stops along the path have become a network within the city, which is ...
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Stadtmuseum Wels - Minoriten / Archäologische Sammlung
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Archeological Collections

In the former Minorite monastery, there is now an exhibition on the early history of the town of Wels from the Neolithic period up to the time of the Bajuwaren (original name of the Bavarians). ...
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Dragoons Museum

?Uniforms and equipment of the Dragoons from the K & K period. A museum about the history of the regiment and the confederation of the former Dragoons and Uhlans. ?Everyone who is interested ...
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Bahnzeit/Pferdeeisenbahnmuseum der Südstrecke
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Horse Railway Museum Maxlhaid

Directly connected to the Gasthof Maxlhaid is the railway museum "Bahnzeit" ('Railway-time'), which documents the history of the southern route of the horse railway "Linz-Wels-Gmunden". The ...
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