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24th of July 2017

Vienna is an art hub, so it is not surprising that it has many museums, art exhibits, and galleries. The downside is that it makes it hard for tourists to know where to begin. Continue reading if you are planning to visit the city and are interested in Vienna museums.

Albertina Graphic Arts Collection. It is perhaps the most important and largest graphic collection in the world, with around 60 thousand drawings and approximately one million graphic reproductions.

Haus der Musik. What is great about this music museum is that it allows for an interactive musical experience. You can even conduct and lead the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, well, virtually.

KunstHaus Wien. This museum is located in Vienna’s third district. It is a house and does not follow the usual museum norms and cliches. The KunstHaus Wien offers a permanent Hundertwasser exhibition.

Mozarthaus. If you happen to be interested in the life and work of the genius Mozart, Mozarthaus is the museum of choice. Explore where he has lived for some creative and happy years composing “The Marriage of Figaro” and “The Impesario” among many other masterpieces.

MOYA. The Museum of Young Art is fast-becoming one of the most popular Vienna museums. Located near Burgtheater at Ring Boulevard, the city’s most magnificent road, it is a newly opened museum that showcases contemporary European art.

Museum of Applied Arts. This museum is located in the city’s first district right on the Ring Boulevard. This well-known cultural institution highlights culture as an uncompromising search for legitimacy and authenticity.

Museum of Fine Arts. This popular Cienna museum was designed by Karl von Hasenauer and Gottfried Semper and was built from 1872 to 1891. It ranks as having one of the world’s most important and richest art collections.

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