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Review of Albertina

Albertina
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US$507.36*
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Full Day Private Trip to Vienna with Personal Guide from Prague
Ranked #11 of 570 things to do in Vienna
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Owner description: Situated in the very heart of Vienna's City center, the Albertina houses one of the most important art collections of the world. Founded in 1776, the Museum today owns masterpieces by Da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Duerer, Rembrandt etc. These collections are presented in temporary exhibitions. The Batliner Collection "From Monet to Picasso" is permanentely on display and shows the most important works by artists from the age of modernism. The Habsburg Historic Staterooms of the Albertina give an air of Imperial glamour.
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Miami, Florida
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“Something for Everyone”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Our first impression was that we felt like we had great access to the art on display. You could be up close and very personal with these masterpieces. There were six of us in our party and we all had different favorites. Don't miss the drawings by Da Vinci.

Visited March 2014
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“Impressive but no directions for the visit”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

This is an impressive building and art collection with a very rich and interesting history. Worth a visit. Go early and off peak (meaning, during the week if you can); if you leave it for late in the morning during the weekend you are guaranteed a huge messy line to get a ticket. Beware that there was (at least when we visited) no floorplan or map available in English; there is also no sign or direction to guide your visit which makes visiting the huge building a bit confusing and, sometimes, inefficient. But, still worth a visit.

Visited May 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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“Wonderful alternative or complement to Kunsthistoriches Museum”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Nice museum in a few parts: 1) The Palace rooms 2) The Batliner Collection - includes Picasso, Monet, Klimt, Chagall, Dégas 3) The permanent collection - many "studies" to established works, pieces that trace the royal family's history. Photos without flash are permitted in Sections #1-2.

Perfect way to spend an hour or so, especially on a rainy day downtown. Use the W/C in the paid areas of the museum. Convenient location at Karlsplatz subway station. Must get audioguide if you can't understand German; notes in the museum are only in German. A bit pricey at ~15 Euros for everything, but worth it.

The Kunsthistoriches Museum is far superior, but can be overwhelming - this is a compact alternative.

Visited April 2014
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Bergen aan Zee, The Netherlands
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“Beautifull”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Interesting museum in a beautiful building. Unfortunately, the Do & Co cafe in the museum was closed for renovation, from earlier visits we know that it is the best museum cafe in Vienna, with a very attractive terrace.

Visited April 2014
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“Nice collection”
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Nice collection, including Monet, Picasso, Klimt and Chagall. It takes about 2 hours to see everything!! They allow pictures inside the museum, nice to be able to do it!

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