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Address: Steiner Landstrasse 3a, Krems an der Donau 3500, Austria
Phone Number: +43 2732 908020
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Karikaturmuseum Krems is the very unique museum for caricature, cartoons,...

Karikaturmuseum Krems is the very unique museum for caricature, cartoons, comics and satire art in Austria. Founded in 2001, the architect and caricaturist Gustav Peichl / IRONIMUS planned the museum and enriches Krems with its exhibitions.

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Good but better if your knowledge of German is sound

I have never come across Deix before but I found his work sharp and insightful. I only wish I was more fluent in German as a fair bit was lost in my translation. Some of his work... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Bucharest, Romania
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I just loved the exhibitions, the museum as a total. it is a great opportunity to see the great art of austrian artists.

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Thank Coco M
Huddinge, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Caricatures by Austria's most renowned caricaturists, living and deceased. It goes without saying that you should know the persons made fun of to fully understand the implicit message of the respective sketch. Most foreigner's don't know even their name.

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Thank Miksche G
Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I have never come across Deix before but I found his work sharp and insightful. I only wish I was more fluent in German as a fair bit was lost in my translation. Some of his work is wicked but always fun. You cannot miss the entrance to this museum with the large statues outside.

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Thank Wendy119186363
Austria
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124 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A Part of the exhibition is dedicated to the history of Austria. Deix is an excellent cartoonist whose depth and wit is only understood if one has followed "world events" of the past 20-30 years in Austria. A other part is for example the famous Mordillo - this is for everbody

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Thank markus4710
Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Karikaturmuseum in Krems qualifies as one of the most delicious and unexpected experiences I have had in recent times. Very conveniently located at the city centre, it opens a window into the real lives of Austrians, and their everyday preoccupations, which are at a far cry from the usual clichés. It also gives a precise snapshot of Austrians unique... More 

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New Delhi, India
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

An interesting place but can appreciate it only if you know German ! English speaking tourists could give this one a miss!

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Thank JacobJoseph
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Unique in its kind, at least in Austria, it is always worth visiting this museum. Besides the general exhibition on Austrian cartoon artists, there is always an interesting special exhibition. We enjoyed the current one about peace in cartoons very much.

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Thank Miklas0815
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

4 interesting Exhibitions of Austrian & German Cartoonists in building opposite the Kunsthalle. I thought it a little expensive at €10 each

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Thank mikegrifed
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This seemed like a nice museum if you spoke the language and understand the context behind some of the exhibits. I might add that some of the political cartoons worked even without a translation. I would also have expected some sort of hands-on project for children in a museum with this topic and mission.

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Thank Richard10024
Phoenix, Arizona
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

It is very different and full of fun. The displays often change and there is good variety of funny and absurd!

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