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Haydn Haus Museum

Joseph Haydn-Gasse 19/21, Eisenstadt 7000, Austria
43 2682 719 3900
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Museum of a period of Haydn's living in Eisenstadt

Entry from the street, after paying the admission charge, one climbs a single flight of stairs and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ken C
Englewood, Florida
A must for music lovers

Even though most of Haydn's belongings have been lost in the turmoil of time, this museum offers a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Brussels, Belgium
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Joseph Haydn-Gasse 19/21, Eisenstadt 7000, Austria
43 2682 719 3900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entry from the street, after paying the admission charge, one climbs a single flight of stairs and enters the first of a series of rooms depicting how the Haydn's lived. Lightly furnished with period pieces, the initial rooms give a feel for late eighteenth century...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Even though most of Haydn's belongings have been lost in the turmoil of time, this museum offers a credible glimpse of his life as a court musician and as a man. Unlike most museums, this one allows visitors to sit on comfortable benches and enjoy...More

Thank Gieseking
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We came to Eisenstadt exclusively to learn about Hayden, and Hayden Haus is definitely the place to do that. Included in entry fee is a recommended audio guide (no extra cost), which was very professionally done, as was the entire museum. Much more satisfying than...More

Thank baalh
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Haydn Haus is an odd place, it was once the residence of the composer, but much of his actual property was destroyed in a fire so most installations are either replicas or best guesses based on his writings. The various rooms have signs in both...More

Thank someclone
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The museum is at the first floor of a house where Haydn lived from 1766 until 1778. At display are some original documents and scores, replicas of furniture and clothing as well as interesting information about him. Currently, there is a special exhibition "Haydn and...More

Thank s2l2
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I loved this museum! It gave me a very good idea of how Joseph Haydn lived in Eisenstadt. I enjoyed reading documents in his handwriting (details of his household contents, letters, his music scores), seeing his fortepiano, his kitchen, and other bits of his life....More

Thank ConnoisseurGal
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This museum houses an interesting collection of music instruments, pictures and items associated with the composer Joseph Haydn. It is not only interesting for the musically inclined visitor but it also gives insight into the time around 1770,when the composer lived and worked in this...More

Thank CharlotteKelowna
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Revealing to see where he lived before occupying qarters in the palace itself. One comes nearer to the great composer. Displays give good explanations and tell many interesting details of his life.

Thank Henk B
Reviewed 10 October 2014

The Haydn Haus offers a high quality and very informative exhibition. Audio guides are also available in English as are affordable CDs of Haydn's music and other Viennese composer celebrities are affordable in the friendly museum shop.

1  Thank ruth w
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We spent about an hour in this museum, and, with the audioguide, left feeling like we knew everything about Haydn. It was worth our time.

Thank Dianne A
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26 January 2017|
Response from Sigi W | Property representative |
Hello! SOrry for the delay of myanswer,currently we are closed for the winter season. In May we are open every day except monday. Sunday we open at 10 o,´'clock, during the week at 9 o'clock. We're closing at 5 every day... More
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17 July 2015|
Response from Sigi W | Property representative |
Hello! That's a really good question because Eisenstadt is an old City! Please walk towards the City Center, it's not far. Sooner or later you will find small Brown street signs towards the Schloss Esterházy and Haydn-House... More
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