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Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, Austria

From series “Houses of Famous People and Stars Currently Open to Tourists”
Year: 2011.

In the tiny Austrian town of Tal is the house, where the famous Hollywood actor, sportsman and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger spent the first 18 years of his life. For relatively little money, about 6 euros, all interested can walk through the old farmhouse and look at the collection of the personal belongings, which once belonged to 'Mister Olympia'. The old dumbbells, the prop of shooting locations and even the legendary motorbike, went with the Terminator - in the museum you can see many interesting things connected with the life and work of Schwarznegger.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, Austria It must be noted that the museum was opened under the direction of the actor. As he himself has explained, he has decided to open the museum in his own house, not to become even more famous, but to show his own real origin to the general public. The fact that he was born and grown in the ordinary peasant family is, according to the theorist, to give his fans more self-confidence and show that everything is possible in this world.

The museum was opened in 2011. His director is Peter Urdl, Arnold's companion. According to the unofficial information, the school friend of the actor has come to found the museum devoted to Arnold. The actor took an active part in his education. For example, he has almost completely rebuilt the kitchen after the child's memories, as well as handed over the most important and memorable things to the museum. The old family photos, the first dumbbells of the big bodybuilder, the incredibly realistic wax figures and the cozy kitchen with an old metal stove - the house in which Schwarznegger spent his childhood is full of valuable and unique exhibits. Next - Villa Stargrov

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ATM bankomat: 'DenizBank AG' located in 5.97 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Avis Autovermietung Graz' is located in 2.99 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'OMV' in 2.22 km
Supermarket: 'Lidl Austria GmbH' in 2.84 km
Parking: 'BOE Bahnhofgarage' in 4.23 km
Apotheek: 'Aesculap-Apotheke' in 2.49 km
Police station: 'Sicherheitsakademie - Bildungszentrum Steiermark' in 3.68 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Café Restaurant Gasthof Thalersee' in 0.24 km
Railway station: 'Baierdorf' in 2.28 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Thalerhof Airport GRZ - in 10 km
 »  Maribor International Airport MBX - in 61 km
 »  Klagenfurt Airport KLU - in 91 km
 »  Brnik Airport LJU - in 116 km
 »  FlyBalaton Airport SOB - in 143 km
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Top destination around Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum - Graz

When it comes to entertainment centers, escape rooms are especially popular. Fox in a Box, Exit The Room, and Braination are considered the best institutions of this kind. Those wishing to take a swim should be advised to visit Auster Sportbad, and if you'd rather watch sports competitions, go to UPC Arena and Merkur Eisstadion where interesting matches are often held. There are facilities for mini-golf enthusiasts - Abenteuer Minigolf and Indoor Minigolf, and bowling players would be happy to open X-Bowl. Graz Fairytale Express is surprising with its interesting atmosphere, this place is definitely worth a visit with small citizens. Fans of active pastime will also enjoy Boulderclub where they can get plenty of climbing.

Graz is also famous for its interesting museums, among which Landeszeughaus, the historic Styrian armory, stands out. It keeps the largest collection of armor and medieval weaponry, which sounds impressive even for those who cannot be called big fans of medieval knighthood. Schloss Eggenberg is a must-have, being one of the hallmarks of the city. Learn more about the history of the city at GrazMuseum and look at space installations at Museum der Wahrnehmung. Another museum worth visiting is the Archaeology Museum, especially if you are a fan of archeology and anthropology, while art connoisseurs will surely appreciate Kunsthaus.
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