The castle was re-decorated in 2002 and houses a remarkable collection of saline mining history that contains about 100 historic tools.
Those tools are the showpieces of the museum and were collected and preserved by the saline director HR. Dr. Winfried Aubell. Interesting historic tools from the former coal mine in Tollinggraben – collected by family Bauer – a selection of mine surveyor tools from the 16th to the 20th century – loans from the montanistic university of Leoben – and safety lamps from all over the world complete the collection.
The permanent exhibition of montanistic history contains of:
Castle Friedhofen also offers an attractive cultural programme with theatres and concerts and on Fridays from 2 til 5 p.m. the Genussreich farmers market takes place in the old barn.
It’s also possible to rent the castle if you would like to celebrate your wedding or your birthday in a special atmosphere.
Date: FR, 19. august 2016, 19.00 h, Michi's Seeschenke, Trabochersee
Panoramawegwanderung aufs Hochzinödl
Date: SA, 20. august 2016
Sommerfest mit Maibaumumschneiden
Date: SA, 20. august 2016, 15.00 h, Kinderfreundeplatz, 8792 St. Peter-Freienstein