Museums in Vienna


Town: Vienna Address: Museumsplatz 1 Phone: +43 1 525 700 e-mail: office@leopoldmuseum.org Price: 0 - 9 EUR Opening Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10:00 -19:00 Thursday 10:00 -21:00 Friday-Sunday 10:00 -19:00 The vast and inspiring collection of Austrian art in the Leopold Museum features the world's largest assemblage of the works of Egon Schiele (1890 – 1918). Schiele, once forgotten in art history, now is mentioned along such famous artists as von Gogh and Modigliani. Leopold's collection comprises over 2,500 Schiele drawings and watercolors,
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Town: Vienna Address: Fürstengasse 1 Phone: +43 1 31957670 Price: 0 - 6 EUR The collection of art from the Liechtenstein Museum was first displayed in 2004 in the royal family palace, in the Rossau district. This is where one of the world's greatest private art collections consisting of Raphaels, Rubens and Rembrandts, is housed. There are also works by Frans Hals and Van Dyck displayed in the neoclassical Garden Palace, Vienna's first museum of 1807.
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Town: Vienna Address: Reitschulgasse 2 Phone: +43 1 525 24583 e-mail: info@khm.at Price: 0 - 6 EUR Located on the premises of the Hofburg Palace near the stables of the white stallions, the Lipizzaner Museum has become lately a popular tourist attractions. Its permanent exhibition concentrates on the inception of the Spanish Riding School in the 16th Century and goes further to the stallions' near destruction, towards the end of World War II. The displays of paintings,
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Town: Vienna Address: Museumsplatz 1 e-mail: office@math.space.or.at Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 10:00 -19:00 In the Museum Quarter of Vienna's Seventh District, the Mathematics Museum combines culture with science. Featuring all sorts of puzzles, numbers and different figure combinations, this site is geared towards both children and adults, who can freely play around with the objects. There are experts in the museum to describe the connections between the exhibits and to explain how things work. Here, kids can learn about maths in history,
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Town: Vienna Address: Domgasse 5 Phone: +43 1 513 6294 Price: 0 - 2 EUR The Mozart Memoria is represented in this 17th-century house, named the House of Figaro because it was here that Mozart (1756 – 91) composed his famous opera 'The Marriage of Figaro'. The composer lived in the house between 1784 and 1787. Here he often played chamber music concerts with Haydn. Over the years, he resided in a great number of houses of differnt standards.
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Town: Vienna Address: Museumsplatz 1 Phone: +43 1 525 00 e-mail: info@mumok.at Price: 0 - 9 EUR At the Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation (MUMOK) you'll find one of the most outstanding collections of contemporary art in Central Europe.Among the exhibits there are examples of American pop art, blended with concurrent European movements, including the hyperrealism of the 1960s and 70s. You can explore the collections on five exhibition levels, with three being located above ground,
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Town: Vienna Address: Schulhof 2 Phone: +43 1 533 2265 Price: 2 - 4 EUR The Municipal Clock Museum offers a wide-ranging group of timepieces, dating from ancient times to the more recent era. Housed in the former Obizzi town house, the museum dates from 1917. An attraction of clock collectors and buffs from all over Europe and North America, the site's principal display is Rutschmann's 18th-Century astronomical clock. Here are also several stunning cuckoo clocks and a gigantic timepiece,
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Town: Vienna Address: Stubenring 5 Phone: +43 1 711360 e-mail: office@MAK.at Price: 4 - 8 EUR One of the highlights of the Museum of Applied Art is the rich collection of tapestries, some of which date from the 16th Century. The museum also houses the world's most outstanding display of Viennese porcelain. Of particular note is the Persian carpet depicting 'The Hunt', and the group of 13th-century Limoges enamels. At the museum you can also see Biedermeier furniture and an array of other antiques,
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Town: Vienna Address: Burgring 5 Phone: +43 1 525 24 405 e-mail: info@khm.at Price: 0 - 10 EUR Across from Hofburg Palace, the imposing building of the Museum of Art History houses wonderful art collections gathered by the Habsburgs. One of them features ancient Egyptian and Greek art, another presents the works by great European masters, such as Velásquez and Titian. The museum's displays include Roger van der Weyden's 'Crucifixion Triptych', a Memling altarpiece,
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Town: Vienna Address: Arsenal 3 Phone: +43 1 795610 e-mail: hgm.direktion@bmlv.gv.at Price: 0 - 5 EUR The Museum of Military History is the oldest state museum in Vienna. The building was constructed in 1850 – 56 in a style forshadowing the Ringstrasse. The interiors include exhibits delineating Habsburg military history, with their collection of defeats and triumphs. Of particular note is the display case in front of the Franz-Josef Hall, containing the six orders of the House of Habsburg which Franz Josef sported on public occasions.
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Town: Vienna Address: Burgring 7 Phone: +43 1 521770 Price: 0 - 8 EUR Installed in a neo-Renaissance building in the proximity to the Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum is the world's third-largest natural history museum, after New York and London museums. This site holds the oldest collections of the three museums. It was commenced in 1748 by the husband of Empress Maria Theresa, Franz Stephan von Lothringen, who donated some of the major art objects to the collections at the time of his death.
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Town: Vienna Address: Heldenplatz Phone: +43 1 525 24 484 e-mail: info@khm.at Price: 0 - 8 EUR Constructed in 1881 – 1913 as an addition to the Hofburg complex, the the Neue Hofburg, or New Château was the residence of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the nephew and heir of Franz Joseph, whose assassination at Sarajevo by nationalists triggered the events which led to World War I. The arms and armor collection is in the Hofjagd und Rüstkammer,
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Town: Vienna Address: Nussdorferstrasse 54 Phone: +43 1 317 3601 Price: 0 - 2 EUR The son of a poor schoolmaster, Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828) was born here in a house erected in the early 18th Century. The small Schubert Museum comprises an array of Schubert-related mementos. Visitors can also view the house at Kettenbrückengasse 6, where the composer died at 31 years of age.
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Town: Vienna Address: Friedrichstrasse 12 Phone: +43 1 587 53070 e-mail: presse@secession.at Price: 0 - 6 EUR

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Town: Vienna Address: Berggasse 19 Phone: +43 1 319 1596 Price: 0 - 5 EUR Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 09:00 -18:00 The Sigmund Freud House museum features an array of antiques and mementos, including the psychiatrist's famous velour hat and dark walking stick with ivory handle in his study. The patients' waiting room was used during his residence from 1891 to 1938. The museum also includes a bookshop with a variety of postcards depicting the apartment, a selection of books by Freud,
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Town: Vienna Address: Judenplatz 8 Phone: +43 1 535 0431 Price: 0 - 3 EUR In memory of the Jewish Ghetto, Judenplatz, was the core of the ghetto from the 13th to 15th Century. The opening of a Holocaust Memorial on the site was followed by a museum, along with genuine excavations, which recreate a centre of Jewish culture. The architect Rachel Whitehead, has designed it to resemble a stack of books so that bit would signify the Jewish strife towards education.
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Town: Vienna Address: Museumsplatz 1 Phone: +43 1 523 5881 e-mail: tour@mqw.at Price: 0 - 25 EUR Opening Hours: Monday-Tuesday 10:00 -19:00 Wednesday 10:00 -21:00 Thursday-Sunday 10:00 -19:00 The immense Modern Art complex MuseumsQuartier opened in 2001. Art critics said that this complex of art set in the former Habsburg stables relocated the city's cultural centre from the Habsburgian glow into the New Millennium. The site ranks among the 10 largest cultural complexes in the world and it includes a children's museum,
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Town: Vienna Address: Ludwig-Koessler-Platz Phone: +43 1 7909 44900 The Vienna Museum of Public Transport commemorates the public transport vehicles which carried Vienna and the Habsburg Empire through the Industrial Age.
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Town: Vienna Address: Mariahilfer Straße 212 Phone: +43 1 89998 6000 e-mail: museumsbox@tmw.at Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00 -18:00 Saturday-Sunday 10:00 -18:00 Occupying an area of 22,000 square metres, the Technisches Museum Wien gives its visitors an insight into the world of technology. The exhibits make the house a fascinating venue for exploring the key developments. You'll find there texts, films and experiments, illustrating the influences between technological achievements, society, economy and even culture. The multimedia presentations are enhanced by the Österreichische Mediathek and the Railway Museum Strasshof,
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Town: Vienna Address: Museumsplatz 1 Phone: +43 1 524 79 08 Price: 0 - 5 EUR Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 08:00 -16:30 Saturday-Sunday 09:30 -15:30 A paradise for the youngest ones! All exhibitions and workshops let them aquire the knowledge with all their senses. On the space of 1,600 square metres children of all ages can explore the world of science, art, film and the underwater world.
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