Museum Shop & Café

Be sure to take home a souvenir of your visit!

The offering in the Museum Shop includes signed copies of Reinhold Messner’s books and various gift articles from the Himalayas such as Buddhist prayer flags, incense sticks, felted handbags, traditional jewelry, and notebooks made of rice paper. The shop also sells hand-printed bags and men’s and women’s T-shirts made of organic cotton and bamboo.

The shop is open during the museum’s opening hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Relax after your visit to the museum. The bistro at MMM Ripa is small and special, and you can choose between sitting inside the café or outside in the courtyard. The offering includes snacks, cakes and a choice of warm dishes for lunch.
The café is only open to visitors to the museum.

Opening hours
Closed at the moment.

News & Events

Mountain Music Festival

10th of August 2019

South Tyrol meets South America

People from all over the world meet in our MMM Ripa! We wait for you at 5 pm in the castle, together with many bands playing music, reading by the actress Brigitte Knapp, photo and jewelly exhibition, a handicraft market in the courtyard, tours which will guide you through the museum, and culinary delights! A special experience with open end.


Rent the museum

A unique location for your event

MMM Ripa is the perfect setting for receptions, wedding receptions and company celebrations – we guarantee an unforgettable atmosphere! You can have exclusive hire of Bruneck Castle after the museum has closed at 6 p.m. The whole of the museum and the courtyard and Rittersaal (with beamer, screen and sound system) are at your disposal.
Incentives with Reinhold Messner – in the form of a mountain walk, a lecture or a tour of the museum including an introductory talk followed by dinner together – are also available.

For further information, please contact Nicole Windegger: +39 0471 631264 | E-Mail

For incentives, please contact Ruth Ennemoser: +39 0471 631265 | E-Mail

Private visits outside of opening hours

We are happy to open our museum exclusively for you and your guests! An evening visit to MMM Ripa is always a special experience.

For further information, please contact Nicole Windegger: +39 0471 631264 | E-Mail

MMM Biography

MMM Biography

The Messner Mountain Museum comprises not only the six main museums with their permanent and annual exhibitions but also three mini-museums. Admission is free to these mini-museums, which serve as a sample offer, i.e. they are designed to attract attention and visitors to the main museums. In the Powder Tower in the centre of Bruneck, MMM Biography presents the history of mountaineering in the Puster Valley; the local mountaineers are part of the biography of the valley. Between potatoes and pine cones, granite and dolomite, the valley has been home for generations to outstanding mountain guides, climbers and ski acrobats, right up to the present with the professional mountaineer Simon Gietl. On the top floor, the most famous of them tell their wildest tales, which are set between the Drei Zinnen and Everest and are typical of the race that inhabits the Puster Valley.