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Historical Customs and Finance Collection

1: Tax and Revenue Office Urfahr, Kaarstraße 21, 4040 Linz
2: Provincial department of taxes, Zollamtstraße 7, 4020 Linz  (new window) (german)

1. Opening hours Kaarstraße

MonFri 7.30 am. to 12 noon
Closed on Sat, Sun, Holidays

2. Opening hours Zollamtstraße

MonFri 7 am. to 3 pm.
Closed on Sat, Sun, Holidays

Free admission

Appointments are required: tel. +43 (0)732/7605-2453, Fax +43 (0)732/7605-2668

Uniforms, weapons, equipments such as typewriters, calculating machines, office signs, files, laws, seals and stamps were part of a customs officer’s working day in former times. Also the ‚black’ side of the customs collection is shown: confiscated smuggled goods.

Large Austrian border sign, around 1836.
The cast-iron sign shows the Austrian national coat of arms:
crowned and armored double eagle with the emblem of the imperial family of Austria-Habsburg-Lothringen, the chain of the Golden Fleece and emblems of Austria’s former crown lands.


Linz City Tourist Board
4020  Linz

phone: +43 732 7070 2009
fax: +43 732 7070 54 2009

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