More than 100 museums are available in Vienna. Many of them enjoy international reputation and are among the largest and most prestigious in the world. One of the most famous art museums in the city is the Albertina, which documents Highlights from the art directions of the last 130 years. The two “twin museums”, the Museum of nature and art history, are also quite popular with visitors.
The Albertina is one of the most prestigious museums of the city of Vienna. The permanent exhibition shows Highlights from the art movements of the last 130 years, including works by Monet, Matisse and Picasso. At the same time, special exhibitions are held regularly. The most famous work of the Albertina, the “Feldhase” by Dürer, is exhibited in the Original only every five years. However, a copy can be seen permanently.
Museum Of Art History
Not only the architecture of the magnificent building is impressive. The extensive collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum knows how to impress its visitors. Among others, there are masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Velázquez and Bruegel. The Kunsthistorisches Museum also houses a remarkable Egyptian-Oriental collection.
Natural History Museum
Directly opposite the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Naturhistorisches Museum presents itself as its twin building. With an incredible 30 million collection objects, it is one of the most important natural museums in the world. On display are the world-famous Venus of Willendorf, gigantic String Quartet and the world’s largest meteorite collection.
Museum of Applied Arts-MAK
The Museum of Applied Arts – known as “MAK” – is a popular art museum in Vienna. Works of Applied Art, Design, Architecture and contemporary art, including furniture and crafts, are on display. Also worth seeing is the Museum shop at The MAK Design Shop you can find unique Design objects for daily life.
The legendary wax figurine cabinet is also available in Vienna. Empress Elisabeth, Mozart or Falco – they can all be admired as wax figures in original size at Madame Tussauds. International Stars are also present, such as Johny Depp, Michael Jackson or Nelson Mandela.
Army History Museum
The Name reveals it all: In the Museum of military history, the history of the Austrian military system is in the focus. The main focus is on the history of the Habsburgs and the disintegration of the monarchy in 1918. The exhibition is about the automobile in which the heir to the throne Franz Ferdinand was shot in Sarajevo.
House of Music
The house of music is an interactive sound Museum that invites you to Join in. Visitors can conduct themselves, play music and look over the shoulders of famous composers. The House of music is particularly popular with families with children. Special children’s tours are held every weekend.
Sigmund Freud Museum
For 47 years, Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, lived in the house in the berggasse. Today, a Museum in the premises of former practice and apartment portrays life and create Freud. The Museum displays original furniture and provides exciting insights into the history of psychoanalysis.
If you are interested in works of art by Egon Schiele, you should definitely visit the Leopold Museum. The Leopold Museum has the world’s largest Schiele collection. The architecturally exciting, square-shaped building also houses other important works of the”Viennese Modernism”. For example, Gustav Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka are represented.
Museum Of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna
The Museum of Modern art by Local in short, the “mumok” – documented the art of the 20th century. and 21. Century. It is the largest Museum in Europe for modern art, and important paintings, sculptures, films, Videos, and other works of art of contemporary art. Highlights include works by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.
Vienna House Of The Arts
Even the building of the Kunsthaus Wien is a sight for itself: the colourful, irregular facade stands out from a distance. It was designed by the artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. The Kunst Haus Wien also dedicates a permanent exhibition to it. In addition, changing exhibitions of contemporary art are shown.