Explore the underground tunnels and museum exhibits at Kufstein Fortress, which served as a prison for political dissidents during Austro-Hungarian rule. Nowadays the fortress houses the city museum and hosts concerts and other events year-round. Ride the glass elevator to the top of the fortress to access the museum exhibits, labeled with both German and English explanations, and enjoy views of the city. Listen to a concert on the massive Heroes Organ in the entrance courtyard at scheduled times throughout the day while enjoying a meal at one of the picnic benches or the on-site cafe. Be sure to check the website for concert times and opening hours. To visit Kufstein Fortress on your trip to Kufstein, use our Kufstein trip planner.
Kufstein Fortress reviews
This castle/fortress is an hour's drive from Innsbruck, making for a fun diversion in the less busy countryside. Since the early 1200s, it was the scene of military conflicts and was alternately... more »
Magic fortress overlooking this tiny Tyrolean town. Managed to go till the top of the fortress via the steps since the lift to get up there could only carry eight people at a time and there were just.... more »
Too bad the site was closed to the public, when we arrived, but Kufstein is a nice town with a lot of little shops with various curiosities. The Fortress is also used as a public place to view movies on their big screen and the view over the city is absolutely stunning.
Kids loved it more than all other castles we've been. The museum is really interesting amd there are cool hidden ways around the castle. The price is cheep.
Plan your trip to Kufstein
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Kufstein
Side trips from Kufstein
Nearby attractions in Kufstein
Trips to Kufstein Fortress by other users
14 days in Austrian Alps BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA Innsbruck Kitzbuhel Salzburg 14 days in Upper Bavaria & Austrian Alps BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA Munich Schwangau Innsbruck 36 days in Mayrhofen BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Schlegeis Alpenstrasse Mayrhofner Bergbahnen Actionclub Zillertal 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA Amsterdam Grindelwald Kaprun 29 days in Germany & Austria BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE Munich Salzburg Innsbruck 25 days in Germany & Austria BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE Munich Salzburg Garmisch-Partenkirchen