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National Park Centre Willow Dome at Gesäuse National Park

National Park Centre Willow Dome

Directly at the junction to the mountaineering village of Johnsbach, the living structure of the Weidendom has taken root on the banks of the Enns. A wide range of programmes allows visitors to immerse themselves in the wild side of the National Park for a while.
The entire area includes islands of tranquillity with comfortable swings that invite to rest and linger. An impressive open-air theatre does not only provide a spectacular view but is also used for interesting lectures and cinema programmes in summer - Programme in Calendar. Additionally, the visitor centre Willow Dome is ideal for your child´s birthday party . And if you are locking for refreshment, enjoy the cool waters of Enns river at the Johnsbachsteg visitors' area.

Outside of opening hours, the area of the Willow Dome is also freely accessible!

From the Willow Dome a lot of themed trails start - Themed trails.


Opening hours: the area of the Willow Dome is freely accessible, supervised visitor programmes during following hours:

May and June: Saturday, Sunday, public holidays and bridge days, 10:00 to 18:00 o’clock

July, August, until mid September: daily from 10:00 to 18:00 o’clock

Mid-September: Saturday, Sunday, holidays and bridge days, 10:00 to 18:00 o’clock


How to get here

Arrival by public transport: Stop Weidendom. You will find a suitable connection at the ÖBB information desk ÖBB information or Bus-Bahn-Bim information desk. 


For navigation system users: Krumau 97, 8911 Admont

Visitor:inside programme at the Willow Dome

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