Museum rooms

Gothic Room

Gothic Room

In 1427 during the rule of the liege Lord Count Friedrich von Toggenburg, two projecting structures were added to the Schattenburg Castle...

Vogtei

Bailiff`s Office

In this room with its High Gothic ceiling, the epitaphs (memorial plaques placed on family tombs) demand our attention...

Traditional costume room

Trachtenzimmer

Traditional costume room

The main focus of the exhibition lies on the development of the women`s headgear. It is demonstrated by the artfully handcrafted gold lamè brocade bonnets…

Bourgeoisie room

Musikzimmer

Bourgeoisie room

A rarity is the portrait of the “Beggar boy eating gruel” by Jacob Franz Zipper (1664-1736). Zipper was born in Feldkirch and later worked in Northern Italy...

The small hall

Palas

Palas – Small hall

Besides being the bailiff, since 1567 the Count of Hohenems was also the liege lord of Feldkirch. He was given the rule over Feldkirch…

Old castle chapel

Alte Burgkapelle

Old castle chapel

In this room which served as the castle chapel until 1614, the most important piece of art is the fresco dating from the year 1507...

Ladies’ bower

Gräfinnenzimmer

Ladies’ bower

One has tried to furnish this room in the fashion of the lady of the castle. The real eye-catchers are the double bed with a wooden canopy and the child’s cradle...

Veduta cabinet

Vedutenkabinett

Feldkirch room

This room – which is also called Veduta cabinet because of its baroque display of pictures – is full of engravings, lithographs, drawings and small paintings with one theme...

The Keep

Bergfried

The Keep

On the four floors of the keep one can admire a collection of weapons, once belonging to Rev. Gebhard Wendelin Gunz, various iron locks and keys…