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The traditional Joseph Mohr House

The birthplace
of the author of
"Silent Night, Holy Night"

 

The Joseph Mohr House, also referred to as Haus Satzstein, is right in the middle of Hintersee. It is named after the large Satzstein boulder (at the foot of Feichtenstein) and houses the Dollhouse Museum, the seminar room, the KTM E-MTB hire service, the bike shop, the HAGAN touring ski hire serviceand the reception of the Hotel DAS Hintersee.

Past meets present in Haus Satzstein

Haus Satzstein, an annex of Hotel DAS Hintersee, attracts numerous visitors every year. This building, which is more than 400 years old, has hosted many exhibits in honour of poet Joseph Mohr, who gained worldwide fame as the author of the Christmas carol "Silent Night! Holy Night!". Joseph Mohr had a special connection to the idyllic village of Hintersee in the Salzkammergut where he was the parish priest from 1827 to 1837.

Outer view of the Joseph Mohr House in Hintersee in the Salzkammergut
Experience history at Joseph Mohr House in Hintersee

A piece of world history: Joseph Mohr, the author of "Silent Night, Holy Night"

Joseph Mohr wrote the text to the carol  "Silent Night, Holy Night" in 1816; it was originally composed for a guitar accompaniment. His original handwritten text was only discovered in 1995, which brought about a reinterpretation of how the song came into being.

What do you think? Stay at the Gasthof DAS Hintersee and experience the traditional aura of Joseph Mohr House.

The historic Dollhouse Museum in Haus Satzstein

Hintersee's famous Dollhouse Museum, located in historic Haus Satzstein, is a popular stopping point for many holidaymakers. Visitors large and small can admire more than 25 rooms made from 40,000 individual parts and take a trip back in time to their childhood.

 

Haus Satzstein: Bring some old-fashioned charm to your meetings

This space can be booked as a seminar room for your meetings. It provides the perfect setting for gatherings of people in the artistic, cultural and entertainment spheres.

Planning a family holiday at DAS Hintersee and want to visit historic Haus Satzstein? Find out the latest summer and winter prices and send an obligation-free enquiry with your requirements to DAS Hintersee.

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