Museums and exhibitions in Lech Zürs am Arlberg
With the Skyspace Lech by the internationally renowned artist James Turrell, the Arlberg receives a work of art that invites to a unique experience of the perception of light and space. James Turrell has designed a space of light for Lech, where the meeting of heaven and earth in the high alpine landscape can be experienced with a new perspective.
The Lechmuseum is a house of culture, history and language. Regular special exhibitions - supraregional, contemporary and socially relevant. The Huber-Hus, a traditional Walser house dating from 1590, forms the architectural heart of the Lechmuseum and invites visitors to discover rural living and working. Special exhibitions that change every year and a varied programme of events are devoted to cultural-historical themes. The Walser Museum houses an extensive collection of exhibits from the Lech-Tannberg local history and museum association, as well as mountain farming, skiing and sacred folk art, and numerous exhibits from the fields of handicrafts and home decor.
The "Allmeinde Commongrounds" is an independent cultural initiative founded at the turn of the millennium by Gerold and Katia Schneider, which is dedicated to a special concern: the shaping of the community from the spirit of community. The name refers to the "Allme(i)nde", i.e. the common property, the physical as well as the spiritual of the knowledge communities. "Commonground(s)" is the English equivalent of this term, which is currently experiencing a great renaissance. For more information click here
Special exhibitionThe new exhibition "Skifashion". Exhibition of the Lech Museum about the cultural history of ski fashion together with 100 years jubilee of Sporthaus Strolz. Whether on the slopes or at après-ski, anyone who wants to be fashionably up to date in the Alps looks to Lech. From tailored wedge trousers to high-functional wear.
Kästle Mountain Museum
Skiing history has been written on the Arlberg in many ways. The history of the legendary brand is closely linked to the beginnings of skiing on the Arlberg. Up here, more than 90 years ago, Anton Kästle found the inspiration for the vision of a revolutionary ski. It was to be the first ski made of ash wood: the Arlberg Ski. Later this ski developed into the Kästle brand. Kästle was founded in 1924 in Vorarlberg and over the decades has brought many professionals international victories. After quieter times, Kästle celebrated a brilliant comeback in 2007.The success story of a legendary ski brand. Curious about the success story of a legendary ski brand? About 90 years ago, Anton Kästle went down in history as the father of the Arlberg ski. Numerous successes and innovations of this ski brand are on exhibition at Kästle Mountain Museum. Location: Rüfikopf mountain station Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 16:00 (open during the operating hours of the Rüfikopf cable car)