Press releases

19 May, 2020

Reopening the Iceman Museum

After 10 weeks of closure Ötzi the Iceman is happy to welcome again his visitors.
27 March, 2020

Ötzi from home

Exploring Ötzi the Iceman and his equipment from home: The Iceman Knowledge Database is online!
24 January, 2020

Ötzi’s bowstring and the oldest hunting equipment from the Neolithic

The Iceman's artfully twisted cord and his hunting equipment are the world’s oldest preserved examples from the Neolithic.
17 December, 2019

NEW: Audio Guide for Children at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

Starting immediately children at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology can use their very own audio guide.
27 September, 2019

Ötzi and my DNA

Two classes from Bolzano learned how to establish degrees of kinship between themselves and population groups from around the world and Ötzi or the Neanderthals.
1 April, 2019

Special exhibition “LOST & FOUND – Archaeology in South Tyrol before 1919”

New special exhibition of the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology from April 2nd to November 17th, 2019.
27 September, 2018

Iceman’s care and treatment

New publication about care and treatment in the Tyrolean Iceman.
20 June, 2018

Ötzi’s lithic raw materials from Northern Italy

Lack of fresh supplies of this all-round chert material compelled the Iceman to exploit the substance and functionality of his lithic tools to their absolute limits.
28 May, 2018

Cardiovascular examination of the Iceman

Ötzi the Iceman, who was probably 46 years old when he died, had three areas of calcification in his coronary vessels.
28 March, 2018

5 million visitors to the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

The five-member Richter family, from Lindau on Lake Constance, are the 5 millionth visitors to have purchased tickets for the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology since its opening on 28 March 1998.

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