- Castle Moos-Schulthaus
Castles & Culture
St. Michael | Eppan
In Eppan | Berg, above Gandegg Castle, near Englar Castle you will discover the Ansitz Moos Schulthaus with a small museum.
Castle Moos and the Residence Schulthaus form a complex of residential and farm buildings built close to each other. An interesting addition is the Katharinenkirche (St Catherine's Church) below them.
A small castle and two estates, all inhabited, already stood on this site around 1270. The castle was later integrated into the larger building of Moos Castle. Moos and Schulthaus were not owned by the same lords and were each renovated and renewed in the 14th and 15th centuries. After several changes, the dynasty of the owners of Moos died out and the estate passed to the von Schulthaus by marriage. In 1958, the merchant Walther Amonn from Bozen acquired the estate and had it restored. In 1982 he founded the "Walther Amonn Foundation", which has owned Moos Castle ever since. Schloss Moos has been open to the public as a museum since 1983.
Architectural style and special features:
Further renovations and extensions to the 16th and 17th century buildings can be seen from the outside, as the impressive walls are not plastered. The modest residential tower of the former castle is clearly visible today at the northeast corner built into the complex of Castle Moos. Inside you will find murals, a Gothic-style parlour, various tools from that period and much more. A room for exhibitions is located on the ground floor.
The 14th century chapel was restored 300 years later and converted into a residential building around 1880. Since 1988, one room of the building has been restored to its original purpose.
A hike to the Gleifchurch or a relaxing walk through the Matschatscher - and Bergsstreet can be combined with viewing this complex.
Opening hours 2023:
May - October
Guided tours by appointment only