Ötzi

Crime Scene in the Alps

from June 5th 2021 to October 31st 2021

5300 years before today in the Ötztal Alps. A deadly encounter brings science a sensational find: Ötzi, the oldest murder victim in the Alps. His body survived in the glacier ice until its accidental discovery in 1991. 30 years later, scientists were still trying to solve the mystery of Ötzi's life and death. What do his clothes reveal, what do his tools and weapons tell us, and what secrets does his body reveal? In this exhibition, we take a close look at the victim and the crime scene and pursue the question: who is the murderer of the man from the Tisenjoch?