Museums in Vienna

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Museums in Vienna

Natural History Museum

As the mirror image of its twin, the Natural History Museum offers visitors a small journey through time.

Whether one is interested in the fields of astronomy, earth sciences, archaeology or zoology, there is sure to be something of interest. With more than 30 million artefacts and about 560,000 visitors, the museum has been one of the world's best-known and most popular museums since 1889.

Please visit: www.wien.info/en/sightseeing/museums-exhibitions/.

Art History Museum

Here, directly situated on Ring Road, visitors have the possibility to travel back decades, centuries or even millennia into the depths of art history. The most important piece of its kind, the Wiener Kunstkammer, is a can’t-miss part of the museum. Experience a “museum within the museum” when experiencing the world of beauty, of preciousness, of curiosities and of the miraculous.

Please visit: www.wien.info/en/kunsthistorisches-museum.

Albertina

The Albertina numbers among Austria’s leading art museums and is open to the public 365 days a year. The exhibition programme centres on the great masters of art history and the most important artists of our times. The Albertina is home to one of Europe’s largest and most outstanding collections of classical modernist paintings: The Batliner Collection. From French Impressionism, Pointillism and Fauvism (including works by Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Braque, and Matisse) to masterpieces of the expressionist artists’ groups Die Brücke and Der Blaue Reiter (including paintings by Kirchner, Kandinsky, and Nolde) and on to the Russian avant-garde and numerous works by Pablo Picasso, this permanent exhibition presents all of modernism’s revolutionary ideas.

Please visit: www.albertina.at.

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