About us

Founded in 2017, the “Osttiroler Kulturspur – Kulturnetzwerk” is an interest group, service facility, and educational and events platform for the museums, open-air museums, visitor centres, exhibition centres, showrooms, castles and palaces of East Tyrol.

Its members are cultural institutions from across East Tyrol such as Bruck Castle, the visitor centres in Hohe Tauern National Park, the Aguntum Museum & Archaeological Park, Heinfels Castle, local and regional museums, open-air museums and special museums, as well as private museums and other exhibiting institutions and collections, and museum-like venues.

Mission Statement

In its mission statement, the Osttiroler Kulturnetzwerk specifies its main goals as follows:


… the first point of contact for questions about the areas of responsibility in museum work.

… Assistance with the redesign or remodelling of museums, and with the development of new exhibitions

… Support with questions relating to collections (inventory, conservation and security) and cultural mediation

… Educational and training events for employees of member organisations

… Public relations projects, and

… We develop and produce general printed material

… the cultural landscape of East Tyrol online, and constantly supervise the shared website

… our member organisations with Osttiroler Tourismus and

… other national and international exhibition-style cultural institutions


Dr. Richard Piock
TAP, Lienz

Bernhard Origer
Museumsverein, Burg Heinfels

Mag. Dr. Karol Notdurfter
Eisenbahnfreunde, Lienz

Barbara Hassler
Felbertauernstrasse AG

Become a member of our network

Members of the network may be individual persons or legal entities (legal representatives of the museums, associations, societies, foundations, etc. and legal partnerships), which deal with the preservation of cultural heritage and its public use.

Membership benefits

All members are offered basic advice on-site (x1 a year), guidance on new or redesigned exhibitions and museums, support in the field of placement and public relations, assistance with museum-related education and training, ongoing support for members on the general homepage, and assistance with all other activities of the cultural network.

The annual membership fees per legal entity are:

  • For a municality with an associated cultural institution: €1,000
  • For a “small” cultural institution: €500
  • For a “large” cultural institution (budget greater than EUR 50,000): €1,000

If you would like to become a member, please fill in the application form, and send it to our administrative office


Dr. Manfred Hainzl

Business management, museum consulting, co-operations, museum service, education, public relations

Tel.: +43 (0) 650 451 70 90
E-Mail: m.hainzl@osttiroler-kulturnetzwerk.at

Mag.a Claudia Moser

Project management, cultural education, collection documentation, training & education, art & cultural events

Tel.: +43 (0) 676 339 92 52
E-Mail: c.moser@osttiroler-kulturnetzwerk.at