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Typewriter Museum Peter Mitterhofer

Montesole/Sonnenberg - Parcines/Partschins, Partschins/Parcines, Meran/Merano and environs
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Typewriter Museum Peter Mitterhofer • Museums in South Tyrol

The museum offers an insight to the 100-year history of the typewriter, ranging from the first wooden typewriter invented by Peter Mitterhofer from Partschins/Parcines to the computer age. The museum documents the highly interesting history of the typewriter with more than 2,000 exhibits. Among the exhibits are the first wooden models of the inventor Peter Mitterhofer from Partschins/Parcines, some of the most diverse and exceptional typewriter models from all around the world as well as models from the computer age. The collection also includes "Enigma", the mysterious machine used to decrypt and encrypt communications during the Second World War by the Nazis.

April - October: every first Sunday of each month with free entry


  • Adults € 7.00
  • South Tyrol residents, groups (10 or more), elderly (over 60 years) € 6.30
  • Children (up to 16 years), students € 2.00
  • Guided groups (10 or more) € 8.00 p.p.
  • Family Card € 15.00
  • Free admission for children up to 6 years

Guided tours only with registration: July and August every Tuesday at 9 a.m.