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Carthusian Monastery of Aggsbach Abbeys, Monasteries & Churches

  • Meditationsgarten der Kartause Aggsbach
  • Kirchenraum der Kartause
  • Kartause Aggsbach Innenansicht
  • Gartenanlage des Meditationsgarten der Kartause Aggsbach
  • Decke in der Kartause Aggsbach
  • Altar der Kartause Aggsbach

Carthusian Monastery of Aggsbach
Aggsbach Dorf 46,
3642 Aggsbach Dorf

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+43 2753 83010 und +43 664 9370444
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Opening Hours
The Carthusian Museum is open from 21. March (Hl. Benedikt) until 15. November (Hl. Leopold) daily from 8 Uhr 30 until 6 pm free.

  • Meditationsgarten der Kartause Aggsbach
  • Kirchenraum der Kartause
  • Kartause Aggsbach Innenansicht
  • Gartenanlage des Meditationsgarten der Kartause Aggsbach
  • Decke in der Kartause Aggsbach
  • Altar der Kartause Aggsbach

The charterhouse of Aggsbach is a former Carthusian monastery. It was founded in 1380 by Heidenreich von Maissau. In 1782, it was dissolved it by Emperor Joseph II and converted into a castle. Parts of the monastery were integrated into the rooms of the rectory whereas the Carthusian cells and the large cloisters were razed. A church tower was added to the Carthusian church adjoining the altar area; the church became a parish church.

The Carthusian Museum explains the life of the Carthusians and the history of the monastery. The stations of the cross for the Calvary shrine begin across from the end of the charterhouse that faces into the valley.

Tours of the museum and church on prior arrangement with Christine Nussbaumer, who can be called at +43 2753 83010 or +43 664 9370444 or with the local government office of Aggsbach at +43  2753 8269
Nearby are the Hammerworks Pehn (a former tool smithy of the monastery) and the Steinstadel Mineral Center (exhibition of Lower Austrian minerals).