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Mozart's Birthplace (Mozart Gerburtshaus)

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Address: Getriedegasse 9, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number: 43 662 844 313
Description: The birthplace of the famous composer displays numerous musical artifacts...
The birthplace of the famous composer displays numerous musical artifacts from his early childhood.
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Nice Exhibits And Family History

A good stop in old town on a rainy day. There are many exhibits related to the family life and history of young Mozart. Free on the Salzburg Card.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Cold Spring Harbor, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

A good stop in old town on a rainy day. There are many exhibits related to the family life and history of young Mozart. Free on the Salzburg Card.

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Sun City, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I liked learning more about Mozart and it helps you understand his music. Lots of old furniture and artifacts to discover. You need a couple of hours to take it in if you want to read all the information.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I don't know why these reviews say he didn't have a big house. Three floors in the 18th century was considered very wealthy and established. On top of that the family had a bath everyday during a time when they thought bathing more than once a week was unhealthy.... Regardless, I thought the house was I its original framing. They... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Don't be put off by the convenience store on the ground floor, the upper floors are fascinating and full of Mozart memorabilia. Well worth a visit, plan to spend at least two hours. There's lots of steps though and not many places to sit down.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Not a big place, but worth a trip we thought. We spent about an hour wandering through the rooms and learnt a decent amount about Mozart and his life. It would have been even better if we could have heard a bigger variety of his music. But we'd still recommend it. Great location in central Salzburg

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I was looking forward to seeing this wonderful house. But I was disappointed. It consisted mainly of writing on the walls depicting Mozarts life, a few pictures & some animation. Not really a museum, but a history lecture 😞😞😞

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg and lived on the third floor of this pretty building from his birth in 1756 until 1773! Here, at this museum house, you will see Mozart's childhood violin, family portraits, lots of family history, and so much more all on three wonderful levels; so interesting and worth the entrance fee of 7 EUR... More 

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Austrian Alps, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A lot of keepsakes, accessories, illustrations, letters and...interesting facts! If you are really interested in Mozart's family matters, take your time as there's quite a lot to read.

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Hales Corners, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Interesting artifacts and furniture pieces in the oddly shaped rooms. I visited late in the day after walking many miles around Salzburg, so perhaps I would have been more impressed if I had not been so tired!

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Oahu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I loved going through Mozart's birthplace and learning more about him. I had already been through his home in Vienna and to be able to see where he was born and raised b4 going to Vienna, was fantastic. There are so many interesting pictures and artifacts here. You will get a good sense of what life was like during that... More 

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