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.

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Art History Museum

Kunsthistorisches 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. 

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Situated directly behind the Viennese State Opera, paintings of world-famous artists can be found in the Albertina. Featured artists include Bruegel, Rubens and Rembrandt. With an inventory of approximately 65,000 drawings and over one million graphic prints, the Albertina is renowned for being one of the largest and most important print collections in the world. Discover Albrecht Dürer's rabbit or Leonardo da Vinci’s creations. The Albertina is a secret sanctuary for art lovers.

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