Take the train to Innsbruck from Vienna or Zurich or even Verina (italy) or come via plane – however you need to come, the trip to Innsbruck is worth Kristallwelten alone! (a local bus will drop you directly in front of Kristallwelten).

In 1995 to cellebrate  the occasion of the 100-year-jubilee of the company, an installation of lasting value, the Swarovski Crystal Worlds was created.

In 2003, under the direction of André Heller, Swarovski brought together innovative interpretations of renowned international artists through the medium of  multi-faceted crystalline colours.  Creative forms merge with the world of scent and sound into a kaleidoscope for all the senses.

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Christal Dome by André Heller, Brian Eno and Susanne Schmogner – photo © Stefan Olah
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The Giant by André Heller – photo © Anatol Jasiutyn
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Poseion’s Puzzle
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Christal Forrest, installation by video artist Fabrizio Plessi representing  the powers of fire water and christal – photo © Marc Gilsdorf
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Elapsing Time by Salvador Dali – photo © Mario Katzmayr
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Reflections – photo © Stefan Olah

The mind-blowing installations include works by Salvador Dalí, Andy Warhol, Chagall, Miro, Keith Haring and Niki de Saint Phalle, Susanne Schmogner,Thomas Feuerstein, Fabrizio Plessi, Brian Eno, Alexander McQueen, Toord Bontje, Hans-Magnus Enzensberger, André Heller.

“Just as the crystal stands as an age-old symbol for change and transformation, the Crystal Worlds are continually extended, redesigned and transformed, in order to create new space for dreaming. They invite, far from everyday life, to a magical experience. Within the interior of the “Giant”, fascinating Chambers of Wonder, the so-called Crystal Stage, the largest world-wide Swarovski Shop,” (From vacation in Austria

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Wintertraum– photo © Anatol Jasiutyn
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photo © Anatol

Café-Luna (now renamed Café-Terra) is a place to relax with a  perfect pumpkin soup and Gulash – Austrian specialties.  Here five original Picasso’s adorn the walls!  There is also the Zero private dining room.

If you are anywhere near Innsbrück – make the Swarovski Krystallwelten a destination. It is truly a marvel.

At the end of the journey one finds themselves in the shop – a dazzling maze where an extensive array of crystal shapes and colours mesmerizes & tantalizes you ….. we were trapped for about an hour!

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Entrance Hall by André Heller – photo © Anatol Jasiutyn
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Laviathan by Thomas Feuerstein – photo © Stefan Olah

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one of the Christal theatre creations by Susanne Schmogner – photo © Marc Gilsdorf
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Swarovski Kristallwelten

43 (0)5224 51080
Kristallweltenstrasse 1, A-6112 Wattens, Austria
www.kristallwelten.com

OPEN HOURS:
9:00 – 18:30 Last admission at 17:30

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