Museum of Mushrooms

Discover the fascinating world of mushrooms in the Museum of Mushrooms, the only one in Austria. Learn all interesting facts and stories about mushrooms, their habitat and even their use in the kitchen. You can also enjoy the mysterious world of crystals by watching and listening to a presentation of light and sound. A few steps further on you will get an interesting insight into a primeval forest. 

Our museum is the ideal day trip destination - on rainy and on sunny days.

We are looking forward to your visit!

NEW: All our mushrooms on display are now equipped with QR codes! Scan the codes with your phone and it will show you all you need to know about this specific type.

Opening Hours

Friday - Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(including Sundays and holidays)

We are closed on Wednesday and Thursday (resting days)



adults:     € 7,50
students: € 4.-
groups:    € 5,50


2 adults with one child:       € 15.-

2 adults with two children:   € 16.-

2 adults with three children: € 17.-

Guided tour: + € 1,50 per person (6 people min with prior appointment) 



The region of Villach

The majestic mountains, the gentle shores, the warm crystal clear lakes and a variety of leisure facilities – all of it located in the heart of Carinthia! Welcome to the holiday region of Villach which offers the full diversity of a vacation in Carinthia.

Lake OssiachLake Faak and seven other warm lakes are essential parts of this paradise for your summer vacation. In addition there is the modern thermal spa KärntenTherme in Warmbad-Villach. In winter, the ski mountains Gerlitzen and Dreiländereck offerfun on the slopes and the Villach Advent romantic hours in Villach´s old town.

The beautiful mountains are ideal for hiking on - such as the unique hiking trail around the nature park Dobratsch or the Alpe-Adria-Trail, which leads also through our region on its way from Grossglockner to the Adriatic Sea. The numerous marked cycling routes and a comfortable e-Bike renting system make it easy to explore our region by bike. From a leisurely hiking tour with the family to sport climbing in the border triangle between Austria, Italy and Slovenia -the region of Villach offers something for every taste! You can find all the possible tours here.

The center of our region is Villach with its delightful old town and many traditional events as the carnival and the largest traditional festival in Austria, the Villacher Kirchtag!

Whether a high rope course, cultural walks in the old town or a guided tour - with the Erlebnis CARD you can take part in a huge number of activities from May to October!

Download the Region Villach app which gives you an overview of the most exciting tours, the best restaurants and the most entertaining attractions.

Fancy Holidays in the heart of Carinthia - book online now


You have questions and you want to know more about the Museum of Mushrooms?

Contact us - we will answer your questíons!


Pilz Museum
Steinhauserweg 1

(Navi: Winklernerstraße 26)
9541 Treffen, Austria

+43 650 3800465