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Sisi Museum

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing journey into the life and legend that surrounds Sisi. Not only the tragedy but also the strength. She must have been the first cross-fitter ever...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Karibu2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is mostly a review for the Sisi Museum part of the Hoffman building. Don't see that you can do this other than as part of a three headed silver collection / Sisi museum / royal apartments visit. From other parts of the building it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed this snapshop of The Empress of Austria Elizabeth - who I admit I had never heard of. The silverware section of the museum is obscene - how the other half live... disgraceful really. I ended up feeling sorry for The Empress at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brentus1988
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday late November at about 11, it was packed. It was fascinating to see the rooms, her dresses and to learn about her but I would if liked the facts first before all the fiction and the built up imagine if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the architecture of the museum, the whole place was exceptional but.... i think that the plates and glasses were too much... It depends on someone's taste but having to see a few million silver plates for the first hour was a bit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

This place is hard to miss since you'll most likely get entrance into this museum too when buying a ticket to Hofburg. And you will have to pass through this museum on your way to the Imperial apartments. We went there early and in November,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Having visited the Schönbrunn palace on another visit to Vienna I wanted to know more about her. This museum gave an entirely different view! I could not believe how close we got to the excibits. We had a English tour handset which worked brill. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nannanorfolk
Reviewed 4 November 2018

First part - an insight into the excesses of life within the upper echelons of Viennese society. ...Second part - an even better insight into the amazing life, and death, of Sisi, showing - in her own words - how miserable it could be to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

If you’re not German (I’m not) you may not appreciate the cult of Sisi, the wife of Emporor Franz Joseph I, a sort of historical Princess Diana, forever immortalised as a beautiful but sad figure who tried to rebel against the constrictions of the great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Philip W
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This museum is outstanding. Along with the audio guide and the authentic surroundings you get a real feel of the life of Sisi and her Franz Joseph. A gem of a museum!

Date of experience: October 2018
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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
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6 November 2017|
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Response from Scriptspring | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can wander through without a formal tour or the audio self tour, but I would pick up the audio tour. The history is fascinating and you can move at your own pace and skip sections if you like. As for photos, you... More
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18 May 2017|
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Response from Seattle98144 | Reviewed this property |
as we were there during off season we were able to walk in, so didn't purchase tickets online. If you have a concierge at your hotel, send an email prior to your trip. They are incredibly helpful. Have a great time!
2 September 2016|
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Response from 161nicola | Reviewed this property |
The best is to check their website.