© Foto: Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/Robert Maybach: Gesellige Runde am Wolfgangsee
Gruppe junger Menschen auf einem Steg am Wolfgangsee

City Theatre- former "Capuchin Church"

Braunau am Inn, Oberösterreich, Österreich

The simple and high building with the saddle roof was built in 1624 as a church for the Capuchin monks. This building was used as a store room for guns, and in the 19th century as a slaughterhouse for Braunau´s butchers.

In the year 1853, the City Theatre was accommodated in this building, which was, for the next 100 years, scene for Braunau´s theatre company and various travelling theatres. Between 1939 and 1946, Braunau´s City Theatre was "Landesbühne" of Upper Austria, until it had to be closed because it was dilapidated. After a thorough renovation, it was reopened on the occasion of the Upper Austrian "Landesausstellung" in 1979.
​Today the theater is closed due to new fire regulations.

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City Theatre- former "Capuchin Church"
Stadtplatz 2
5280 Braunau am Inn

+43 7722 62644
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