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Salzburg Museum

Address: Mozartplatz 1 | Postfach 10, Salzburg 5010, Austria
Phone Number: +43(0)662 6208080
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Ranked #36 of 87 Attractions in Salzburg
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tangerang, Indonesia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Luckily I visited this place on my first day upon arrival at Salzburg, so I could learn the history of that city first before I go sightseeing, and I think that was a correct decision. I could reminisce the information I saw here wherever I visit any other places. Really enjoy the visit.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The Museum houses some large temporary exhibitions in addition to items from its permanent collection. We were drawn in by a display of Nativity cribs from the local area, all hand made and fascinating to see up close. Obviously this was a seasonal exhibition and will be replaced by something else early in 2015. The World War I exhibition on... More 

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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Visited this museum not knowing what there actually was in terms of exhibitions. The WWI section was incredibly interesting. You hear so much about the British perspective but never seen anything on the Austrian viewpoint before. An incredible insight with lots of objects on display. I would rate the museum higher if that was the sole museum but the rest... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Salzburg itself is an amazing place. The bridges, museums, alleys and even the food has a uniqueness in itself. The museum is a good place to explore and learn. It is located near at Mozartplatz. Excellent cafe s and shops nearby. It was a great place and a good experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I am not sure what is permanent in the museum but it had an extensive exhibit on WWI, the propaganda around it, the effects of it and the enduring history of it. There was also another exhibit on the "myth of Salzburg", the effort to market the city as a "fairy land", by one of the Habsburg princes. A separate... More 

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Padua, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There is a ww1 display on at the moment , it was a bit boring . The part of the palace in the original decoration was wonderful . I really liked the history of the archbishop/ princes/ rulers part and seeing the paintings in that section of the museum . My darling liked the other displays as well , so... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The most boring thing I did in Salzburg during my 4 day visit. Since it was included in the Salzburg Card deal, my father and I decided on our last day to give it try. What a waste of time! The only floor of the museum I was interested in was closed (the art floor was closed due to refurbishment)... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This museum provides a great insight into the history of the Salzburg stretching back many centuries and millennia. Some of the artefacts are quite impressive including the portraits of the Prince-Archbishops. I was a little disappointed that there were not many more exhibitions available at that time with a couple of the floors being closed to the public. But it... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

This is a medium sized museum. They have some really nice information about the history of Salzburg, but I really loved their WW1 display. It was nicely done! Would recommend it for those who are interested in history, particularly of Salzburg

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Reston, Virginia
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The museum's extensive presentation of WWI memorabilia and photographs is a sobering account of this epoch in world history and the fallout on those affected. There is much to explore here, and we wished our visit hadn't been cut short by time constraints.

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