Excursions in the World Heritage Region

Weltkulturerbe Rundlokschuppen
(c) Stadtmarketing Mürzzuschlag

SÜDBAHN Museum in Mürzzuschlag

At Mürzzuschlag station, two locomotive halls house a comprehensive exhibition on the Vienna-Trieste Southern Railway with a focus on the Semmering Railway. Also the largest collection of draisines in Austria.  For children: children’s adventure trail “Please all aboard! Train departs”.

Weltkulturerbe Infostelle
(c) Horst Schröttner

INFO CENTRE at Semmering railway station

Directly at Semmering station, visitors can gain an insight into the complex construction of the Semmering Railway, Europe’s first mountain railway. Plans, sketches and railway models are on display. Selected literature – from large illustrated books to hiking guides – is available here. Admission is free of charge.

Weltkulturerbe Ghega Museum
(c) WA - Bene Croy

GHEGA MUSEUM in Breitenstein

Guardhouse no. 167 stands directly adjacent to the “Kalte Rinne” viaduct.
It was redesigned in 2013 and houses the world’s only museum dedicated to Carl Ritter von Ghega.  Around 150 exhibits recall the life and work of the ingenious master builder and his colleagues.

Weltkulturerbe Infowelt
(c) ÖBB - Andreas Ebner

INFOWORLD SEMMERING
BASISTUNNEL 

The Semmering is once again a construction site of the future and a milestone in the history of the railway. The Semmering Base Tunnel is a 27.3-kilometre railway tunnel between Gloggnitz and Mürzzuschlag that has been under construction since 2012.

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