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Kunsthistorisches Museum

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Address: Maria-Theresien-Platz | 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
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+43 1 525240
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10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Experience one of the world's foremost museums! Let yourself be enchanted...

Experience one of the world's foremost museums! Let yourself be enchanted by works spanning five millennia, from Ancient Egypt to the modern era. Experience unique major works by Dürer, Raphael, Titian and Velázquez as well as the world's largest collection of Bruegel paintings, all in a magnificent setting. The Kunstkammer Vienna, featuring the famous Saliera by Benvenuto Cellini, is a veritable universe of art and beauty guaranteed to transform any visit into an unforgettable experience. Included in the ticket are the collections at the Neue Burg on the opposite side of Vienna's Ringstrasse. Here you will see the instruments used by the great composers and be transported back to chivalrous times when knights held sway and tourneys and hunting shaped courtly life.

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USD 21.50*
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna and Imperial Treasury of Vienna
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USD 63.42*
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Vienna Pass Including Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket
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USD 50.52*
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Skip the line: Guided tour Schönbrunn Palace and Vienna Historical City Tour

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The museum is as beautiful as the outside as the inside. The pictures are wonderful and places where images are install are just simply wonderful. The museum also have a small... read more

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The museum is as beautiful as the outside as the inside. The pictures are wonderful and places where images are install are just simply wonderful. The museum also have a small ,,rastaurante" in a middle of the museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The KHM Is Well Known for its masterpieces in paintings, but the unknown treasures are in the recently renovated and reopened chamber "Kunstkammer" with its Highlight of golden craftsmenship: the Saliera. What Is real impressive beyond, Are the Prince and Princess toys with automatic functions, masterpieces of incredible Fine mechanic Works. Best viewing in provided tablets around.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

During my recent visit to this magnificent museum I was very pleasantly surprised to notice a new arrangement of its permanent collection. From the start (Titian) to the end (Vermeer) of the paintings collection there is in every room an easy to grasp explanation of the respective topic and period. After enjoying it once again, I then visited the collection... More 

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful museum full of gems of European art, including works by Breughel, Velasquez, Rubens, Rembrandt and Vermeer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Vienna especially to see Bruegels Childrens Games. The building is a work of art in itself, and so many important works of art to see. Don't miss this lovely museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No better place to savour the beauty of the city. Magnificent to the core. Just walk across the road and you will reach museum quarters.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Again bring very comfortable walking shoes and an camera with lots of room for pictures. Many of the hotels don't allow flash camera's

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the great art museums of Europe, housing the extraordinary Habsburg collection and things added since. A must-see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum full of wonderful paintings. Since I prefer antique and ancient art over the art of 10-18th century, I did not expect much. However, the antique collection is also awesome! Sumeri art, ancient greek art, egyptian sarcophages and mummies, jewels, roman sarcophages. I was walking with my mouth wide open. Also, the building itself is amazing, wonderfully painted ceilings and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those museums you can spend days in. I assume that the most popular portion is the Kunstkammer which contains countless exotica amassed by the Habsburgs. It took me four hours to get through just these galleries, but it was definitely worth it. I recommend watching the documentary The Great Museum prior to your trip; it is... More 

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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