Opening hours & price of admission

Opening hours

The MMM Juval is open continuously from the fourth Sunday of March to the first Sunday in November (also in July & August).
Opening hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Last admission at 4 p.m. | closed on Wednesdays

Prices of admission

Ticket price
Adult € 14,00
Children aged 6 – 18 € 6,00
Student € 12,00
Senior citizens (65 and above) € 12,00
Family ticket (2 adults with children under 14 years) € 32,00
Mini Family ticket (1 adults with children under 14 years) € 18,00
Groups (15 people or more) € 12,00/person
School classes € 6,00/person
People with disabilities € 12,00
with Geo-Card 2 tickets for the price of 1
with museumobilcard free

MMM Tour-Ticket
The MMM Tour Ticket is a combined ticket for one visit each to Firmian, Juval, Ortles, Ripa, Dolomites and Corones. The ticket is valid for one year from the date of issue and is available at all Messner Mountain Museums.

Adult Concession* Family Ticket Children
Price € 55,00 € 45,00 € 125,00 € 25,00

*Students, seniors, groups, people with disabilities


Important information

From 2021 on there are no guided tours at Juval Castle anymore. Instead, you can download the “Locandy app” (works like an audio-guide)
In addition to signs, the museum staff will also provide information about the works on request.

For more information and group bookings:
+39 348 4433871 (opening hours only) or +39 0471 631264 | email


From 19 March 2017 there will be a trilingual museum app, which visitors can download free of charge. The app works like a multimedia guide in which Reinhold Messner guides visitors through the museums.

Short instruction:
  • Download the Locandy App from the App- or Playstore
  • Find the museum guide by entering “Messner Mountain Museum” or scan the QR code
  • Using the GPS radius search, the individual stations are unlocked on site in the individual locations of the Messner Mountain Museum

Important information

  • A fine weather destination (bring rainwear if necessary!)
  • Stout footwear is essential.
  • The circular walk of the museum is not suitable for disabled people.
  • Large trekking backpacks and hiking poles are not permitted.
  • Radios and music are not permitted. Please switch off your mobile.
  • No smoking
  • Dogs are not allowed in the museum.
  • Photographs can be made only in the courtyards.
  • Payments only in cash

How to get there & contact

How to get there

By car: From Meran on road no. SS38 in the direction of Reschen Pass as far as the free Juval car park on the road between Naturns and Staben. There is no parking at the castle. For environmental reasons, you are requested to use the shuttle bus or walk.
By train: International train connections to Bolzano, regional train Merano-Mals. Get off at the “Staben” stop. From there, walk along the cycle path in the direction of Naturno/Merano to the “Radbar”. Cross the bridge over the Etsch river to the other side, then cross the state road to the “Vinschger Bauernladen”/shuttle car park (approx. 10 minutes' walk). Or directly to Juval Castle (approx. 90 minutes walk).
Bus: From Merano with bus line 251 in the direction of Naturno/Stava to the “Schnalser Hof” stop. From there, walk 300m in the direction of Reschenpass to the “Vinschger Bauernladen”/shuttle car park (approx. 5 minutes' walk).
Nearest airport: Bozen

Shuttle-Bus: Shuttle bus: Services daily except Wednesdays from the car park to Schlosswirt Juval. From there it is a 15 minute walk to the castle.
Fare: EUR 4.00 single to Schlosswirt Juval, EUR 6.00 single to MMM Juval, EUR 8,00 round trip | +39 335 1015276.

Bus timetable
Start Juval car park 9.40 10.15 10.45 11.15 11.45 12.15 13.45 14.15 14.45 15.15 15.45
Winery Unterortl 9.48 10.21 10.51 11.21 11.51 12.21 13.51 14.21 14.51 15.21 15.51
Schlosswirt Juval 9.55 10.30 11.00 11.30 12.00 12.30 14.00 14.30 15.00 15.30 16.00
MMM Juval * 10.00 12.35 16.05

*the shuttle bus does not go to MMM Juval on rainy days.

Walks to the Museum
There are three walks to MMM Juval:
The Waalweg from Tschars following the no. 3 waymark in the direction of Schloss Juval (approx. 1 1/2 hours)
From Staben following the no. 1 waymark and then the Schnals Waalweg (no. 3 waymark) in the direction of Schloss Juval (approx. 1 hour)
Along the road leading to Juval (possibly using the shuttle bus for the first half) to Unterortl and then following the Ortlsteig path in the direction of Schlosswirt Juval (approx. 1 1/2 hours)


MMM Juval
I-39020 Kastelbell (BZ)
Tel. +39 348 4433871 (only opening hours) or +39 0471 631264
Fax +39 0471 633884