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Hidden in the Rock Opening March 22nd, 2024

Graphic novel exhibitation   

In 2024, the renowned comic artist Simon Schwartz delved into the diverse history of the Altaussee salt mine. The rescue of looted artworks from the National Socialists played a crucial role here.

March 22nd, 2024 at 5 p.m. 

Registration is absolutely necessary!
via email: info@salzwelten.at or by phone at 06132/200 2400

Blog: Graphic Novels have Stories to tell 

Information about the exhibition

The Journey of Pictures March to October, 2024

Kunst Salzwelten Altaussee Springerwerk  | © Bundesdenkmalamt

The Journey of Pictures

The exhibition features more than 80 paintings and objects that were collected, stored, retrieved and rescued in the Salzkammergut during the war years. They include artworks that were looted by the Nazis and later restituted to their owners, as well as works of art whose origins are the subject of ongoing provenance research.

March to October   


  • Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz
  • Altes Marktrichterhaus Lauffen 
  • Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee
  • Salzwelten Altaussee

Purchase directly on-site!

Further information

Special Tour "Bombs on Michelangelo" July & August, each Wednesday at 5 p.m. 

Madonna Statue Salzwelten Altaussee Salz  | © Bergauer

Theme Tour

Bombs on Michelangelo
July & August, each Wednesday at 5 p.m.

90-minute guided tour to one of the most mysterious episodes during the final days of the war.

A tale of heroes, traitors and last-minute rescue.

Registration required:
mail: info@salzwelten.at oder phone 
+43/6132/200 2400

Special Tours

Salzwelten Destination Guide & Audio Guide

Hier können Sie sich Ihren Audioguide für die Salzwelten herunterladen. Es sind die Standorte Hallein, Hallstatt und Altaussee auf dieser App zusammengefasst.