Schell Collection

Austrian Lock and Key Museum

The key to happiness – could you find it here? The Schell Collection, Austria’s museum of locks, keys, coffers, ornamental boxes and ornate cast iron, and also the biggest specialist museum of its kind in the world. Find the answers to questions such as “Why is there a key on a pocket watch chain?” or “Why would you need a funeral casket key?” … and “Are you sure that you found all of the secret compartments in your great grandfather’s desk?”

Opening hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 10 am - 4.30 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 6.30 pm
The museum is closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

  • Opening hours & entrance fees in detail
  • Adults: € 10.00 | Pupils: € 3.00 I Graz Card admission adults: € 7.50 I Graz Card admission children: € 2.00 I Graz Card admission seniors: € 6.00
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Schell Collection - Austrian Lock and Key Museum
Wiener Straße 10, 8020 Graz
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