Hofburg Innsbruck
Hofburg Innsbruck
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In the middle of Tirol’s Alpine landscape, one is treated to a close-up look at the lifestyle of prominent Austrians of the past, such as Empress Maria Theresa and “Sisi”: Innsbruck’s Hofburg, one of the three most important historical buildings in Austria, was once a favorite residence of the Habsburgs.
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  • Annalea A
    1 contribution
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Warning 1st floor
    I do not recommend the visit of the 1st floor dedicated to Maximilian I to anyone who is sensitive to loud music, repetitive sounds... Different music are constanstly played in different areas of the exhibition, one can hear several musics at a same time and it's highly uncomfortable. My son suffers from mild autism and he couldn't get out of there fast enough. I wish someone could have warned us at the entrance. Fortunately the 2nd floor is music-free and it's worth a visit.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 August 2023
  • SusanMG
    Klosters, Switzerland58 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don’t miss this gem in the old city
    Wonderfully presented, magnificent decor and so much history. Fundamental to the history of Austria. The Maximillian I exhibit was a plus - mostly in German but that was to be expected. The signage in the palace had multiple languages so that was great. Would be helpful to have free Wi-Fi to download the app as I usually derive so much more benefit from the visit. Glad I got to see this!
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 February 2024
  • Anoncat A
    7 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great historical detour for those who are interested but don't like spending their whole trip in museums
    Definiely one for those intetested in the intricacies of the heirarchies of Europe. Stunning paintings and a look into the world of nobility, although would have been nice not to have as many darn chairs! Very interesting look into everyone from Henry 8th's wife, the Habsburg dynasty, and Archduke Franz Ferdinand whose assasination started WW1.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 12 March 2024
  • Chas M
    Stubbington, United Kingdom319 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit
    An easy to reach attraction, a few hundred metres away from all the bustle of the Old Town. Very reasonable admission prices, helpful staff and good written explanations of the exhibits combine to make this an essential visit for adults going to Innsbruck. Worth a couple of hours of anyone's time.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 June 2024
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John G
United Kingdom651 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
Entry was reduced as we had the Innsbruck national museum pass. There is enough splendour to keep you interested. Most people concentrate on the 2nd floor rooms but the 1st floor exhibition on Maximillian I was good and quite quirky at times.
Written 8 August 2022
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Acineto
Auckland Central, New Zealand23,223 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
We came by just before 1630 and managed to get in as they normally stop ticket sales an hour before closing. We had the Innsbruck Pass and this was part of it so we weren't too fussed when we weren't able to spend as much time as we wanted. After getting the tickets, you had to use them to get the elevator to the right stop. We had a look around the entire palace and were able to get through the whole floor within about 30 min. It was rushed but did manage to take in a few things. I quite liked the large hall with the painted roof just before the throne room. It would have been nice to be able to take your time and maybe get an audio tour of the exhibits. The exhibit was on the second floor and I think there might have been another exhibit on the first floor but wasn't sure. The stair wells also had painting of the royals. The ground floor is the entrance/exit and ticketing office.
The entrance we used was the one with cover beside the Sacher Cafe. It was a nice museum but similar to other palaces with plenty of beautiful painting and rooms.
Written 2 April 2020
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podrozniczka60
New Jersey16,140 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
This palace is considered one of the three most significant Austrian historical buildings. The tours of the imperial palace are “worth it “ but Hofburg,as beautiful as it is inside, seems predictable to a degree. See Maia Theresa’s rooms, Elisabeth’s apartments and painting gallery
Written 6 October 2022
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Chas M
Stubbington, UK319 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
An easy to reach attraction, a few hundred metres away from all the bustle of the Old Town. Very reasonable admission prices, helpful staff and good written explanations of the exhibits combine to make this an essential visit for adults going to Innsbruck.
Worth a couple of hours of anyone's time.
Written 7 June 2024
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KatrinaMolini
Corciano, Italy11,089 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Couples
The Imperial Palace is one of the most important historical buildings. This was one of our two favorite things to do in Innsbruck along with the city’s tower. The rooms are just fabulous and I was a big fan of the decor and furniture. Unfortunately, in a few rooms it was forbidden to take photos. Many had the wow effect on me.
Written 7 March 2022
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Mazmanyan_FA
Moscow, Russia220 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
Small but full of history and beautiful attributes. Every Sunday the entrance is free. And there is a guided tour at 2 pm for families. Pay attention to the dinning room and the chapel in the palace, also nice collection of chairs.
Written 9 January 2020
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philipmm25
Innsbruck, Austria5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Couples
Whether during the day or at night, the city is charming. The palace is very beautiful. The atmosphere as well as the surrounding buildings make you feel like in a fairy tale. If you have the opportunity, visit Innsbruck. Nature and architecture complement each other.
Written 17 January 2022
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Anoncat A
7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Definiely one for those intetested in the intricacies of the heirarchies of Europe. Stunning paintings and a look into the world of nobility, although would have been nice not to have as many darn chairs! Very interesting look into everyone from Henry 8th's wife, the Habsburg dynasty, and Archduke Franz Ferdinand whose assasination started WW1.
Written 12 March 2024
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SusanMG
Klosters, Switzerland58 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Wonderfully presented, magnificent decor and so much history. Fundamental to the history of Austria. The Maximillian I exhibit was a plus - mostly in German but that was to be expected. The signage in the palace had multiple languages so that was great. Would be helpful to have free Wi-Fi to download the app as I usually derive so much more benefit from the visit. Glad I got to see this!
Written 9 February 2024
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Tomi Wickman
Helsinki, Finland2,912 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2019 • Couples
The second floor is a must. Suprising how much original furniture also and not only copies. Beautifull gilden decorations and original paintings. Great tour.
Written 7 June 2019
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