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The small city museum of Bad Ischl is housed in a building on the river that was until recently a private home. The Hapsburgs used to rent the upper floors in the summer. Apparently Franz Joseph proposed to Elizabeth there. Other than these historical facts,...More
There is probably lot of good history found here in this museum, but it's presented in an amateurish sort of way that does not give the visitor a good sense of the development of the town and area over time.
This is particularly puzzling since...More
You find lots of history of the Empire period, as well as history about the salt which was mined here dating back to before Christianity and its importance to thEmperor many artists and musicians stayed and worked here as well. The painter Klimt together with...More
It is a small museum which has an extra exposition about World War I. Children below 7 are free of charge. For the museum and the extra exposition we paid 21,60 euro. It is nice to see all those things from the past. The World...More
The museum is located in the Hotel Austria building, and is three floors. They have everything about life in Bad Ischl; it's interesting how much they stress how long tourists have been coming to this area and then there's nothing in English. But not bad,...More
This is a well set up and informative little museum set out over 3 floors. It covers much of the town's history, salt mining etc and has quite a lot on the Kaiservilla and Emperor Franz Josef as well. A fair bit of info in...More