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Kunsthistorisches Museum

Maria-Theresien-Platz | 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 525240
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Experience one of the world's foremost museums! Let yourself be enchanted by works spanning five millennia, from Ancient Egypt to the modern era. Experience unique major works by Dürer, Raphael, Titian and Velázquez as well as the world's largest collection of Bruegel paintings, all in a magnificent setting. The Kunstkammer Vienna, featuring the famous Saliera by Benvenuto Cellini, is a veritable universe of art and beauty guaranteed to transform any visit into an unforgettable experience. Included in the ticket are the collections at the Neue Burg on the opposite side of Vienna's Ringstrasse. Here you will see the instruments used by the great composers and be transported back to chivalrous times when knights held sway and tourneys and hunting shaped courtly life.
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Maria-Theresien-Platz | 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
+43 1 525240
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

When I visualize an art museum, the Kunsthistorisches is what comes to mind. The building itself is a marvel (don't miss the Klimt frescos in the entry stairs), and every salon defines "grand." I especially loved the rooms in which the art was hung salon-style...More

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I love museums generally but I also love that this was a great place to walk around when it's hot outside. The interiors are breathtaking on their own, with giant vaulted ceilings and intricately detailed doors. My favorite piece in the museum was an ivory...More

Thank Lucienne M
Reviewed 9 July 2015

One of the best organized museums in Europe with an impressive mummy collection. Great experience for the kids. Easy access and beautiful location in the heart of the city...

Thank KenyaTraveller70
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

This museum deserves all the praises it receives. Well presented art, with benches(!) in a lot of the larger rooms. Good audio guides, but also English tags for most of it. The roman area is nice, not too much but a nice collection. The Egyptian...More

1  Thank Pdxmargo
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Fascinating collection of armour, was a bit disappointed in the Ephesus Collection, but at least that means that plenty was left on site in Turkey!

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The building is beautiful, sitting opposite an equally beautiful building containing the Natural History Museum. The area around it is also beautiful, with the National Library sitting just over the road. The building interior is is also majestic. The exhibitions inside were fantastic. I worked...More

1  Thank Oliver G
Reviewed 8 July 2015

You did not spend your money for guns, but for the nice things in life! An excellent collection from the antiquity to the 17th century. A very personal tip: Go and see the Greek section and you will understand why it is good and important...More

1  Thank JoachimBruxelles
Reviewed 8 July 2015

One of the best collections of art you will ever see. Truly amazing. It is very well organized so the flow makes it easy for one to get through the entire museum. Buy the 2 or 3 day Vienna Pass that gets you into many...More

1  Thank nvlinks
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This museum has quite an amazing collection. Rooms full of Bruegel, Rubens, Rembrandt, Tintoretto, Titian, and more. Easy to lose yourself in these wonderful, indescribable art works and be very happy doing so. And then, the building itself, a marvel of marble, gold and mirrored...More

3  Thank MumboPetaluma_CA
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This place educated me on art history. The curation is simply superb and lets one to learn how the arts evolved from Medieval era right to the 18th century. I would highly reccomend 2 trips. Try going there later part of the day or on...More

2  Thank Krasen18
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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Response from Jill D | Reviewed this property |
September to May:Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Thursday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm Last entry: 30 minutes before closing December: open every day June - August: daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Thursday 10 - 9
9 September 2017|
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Response from Alexandrioara | Reviewed this property |
I have recently visited Vienna, including this museum. It is a must see. As for the cost, please do visit their site, it offers a lot of info such as the price as well. There are two types of tickets, for the museum at 15... More
9 September 2017|
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Response from AngelaZechmann | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the ticket I can reccommend you, is named VIENNAPASS and it also includes the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Happy travel!