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Museums in Vienna

From the Crime Museum to the Mozart House: get to know the many museums in Vienna during your holidays in Austria

The museums in Vienna are varied and well worth a visit not just on a rainy day. From the fairly new MuseumsQuartier or Museum of Art History; the Museum of Natural History or the Mozart Museum; the Crime Museum or the Zoom Children's Museum: you will have a large choice of exciting museums in Vienna that you can visit during your holidays in Vienna. The Vienna Schick Hotels have listed a summary of the most important museums in Vienna for you below, so that you can start planning your museum tours in the metropolis on the Danube from home:

MuseumsQuartier

HotelWalking distance
Hotel Stefanie ca. 20 minutes
Hotel City Central ca. 20 minutes
Hotel Capricorno ca. 15 minutes
Hotel Am Parkring ca. 10 minutes
Hotel Erzherzog Rainer ca. 10 minutes

The MuseumsQuartier opened in 2001. It houses the Leopold Collection, the MUMOK (Museum of Modern Art), the KUNSTHALLE (Arts Centre) Wien, as well as various additional arts and cultural initiatives. Due to its large open spaces and its numerous cafes, it is very popular as a leisure oasis in the middle of the city, especially in summer.

More information:
www.mqw.at
www.mumok.at

Hundertwasserhaus

The famous Austrian painter and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser drew the plans for this extraordinary museum. In addition to the museum, the Hundertwasserhaus also contains private apartments.
The Hundertwasserhaus is most easily reached by public transport.

More information:
www.hundertwasserhaus.at

Crime Museum (Kriminalmuseum)

HotelWalking distance
Hotel Stefanie ca. 3 minutes
Hotel City Central ca. 3 minutes
Hotel Capricorno ca. 7 minutes
Hotel Am Parkring ca. 15 minutes
Hotel Erzherzog Rainer ca. 20 minutes

A walk through the Crime Museum resurrects the dark side of Vienna over the past three centuries. Discover legendary cases such as the murderer Hofrichter, who poisoned his victims, but also take a trip through the history of the judicial and police systems. Housed in one of Leopoldstadt’s oldest buildings, the so-called 'Seifensiederhaus', visitors to the Crime Museum can marvel at an architectural jewel in one of Vienna’s historic districts.

More information:
www.kriminalmuseum.at

Jewish Museum (Jüdisches Museum)

HotelWalking distance
Hotel Stefanie ca. 12 minutes
Hotel City Central ca. 12 minutes
Hotel Capricorno ca. 5 minutes
Hotel Am Parkring ca. 10 minutes
Hotel Erzherzog Rainer ca. 15 minutes

Vienna was always influenced by Jewish culture and that influence continues to this day. In numerous temporary exhibitions the museum shines a light on Jewish history, culture and religion on four floors. Symposiums, readings and concerts also take place regularly at the museum. The museum, in the Palais Eskeles, is intended as a meeting place and a place of communication and discussion.

More information:
www.jmw.at

Sigmund Freud Museum

With the help of the psychologist’s youngest daughter, Anna Freud, a memorial to the founder of psychoanalysis was created in the former residence and office of Sigmund Freud. Original fixtures include, among others, the waiting room and provide an insight into  Sigmund Freud's biography, his cultural environment, as well as his medical accomplishments. The Sigmund Freud Museum is most easily reached by public transportation.

More information:
www.freud-museum.at

Mozart House

HotelWalking distance
Hotel Stefanie ca. 10 minutes
Hotel City Central ca. 10 minutes
Hotel Capricorno ca. 5 minutes
Hotel Am Parkring ca. 10 minutes
Hotel Erzherzog Rainer ca. 15 minutes

Domgasse No. 5 is Mozart’s only Vienna apartment still in existence. The musical genius lived here rather opulently from 1784 to 1787. The exhibition of Mozart’s life and works chiefly explores the period in Vienna when he reached his creative peak.

More information:
www.mozarthausvienna.at

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