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Farmer´s Museum in Tschötscher Hof

Merano/Meran, Meran/Merano, Dolomites Region Seiser Alm
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Farmer´s Museum in Tschötscher Hof • Museums in South Tyrol

Farmer´s Museum in Tschötscher Hof St. Oswald is a district of Kastelruth located on a fertile high-altitude plateau which extends over the precipitous slopes high above the Val d'Isarco. Michl Jaider of the Tschötscherhof remembers the old days before the war well – back when everyone had to pull his own weight when plowing the cornfields, helping with the hay harvest, working in barns and stalls or in vineyards. When he took over the farm and the adjacent inn from his father, the modern era had already begun. Tractors replaced yoked oxen, automatic threshers replaced scythes, and the growing of grain was displaced by the more-profitable dairy industry. Of course, all of the old equipment was now only in the way, but the young Michl didn't want to throw it away. Too many vivid memories from his childhood were connected with it…
Admission ticket: volontary contribution
Categories: Farmer, Craft, culture, Popular culture, Etnography
March 1 - November 30 Thu-Tue 9 am - 20 pm