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Kunsthaus Wien

Untere Weissgerberstr. 13, Vienna 1030, Austria (Landstraße)
+43 1 712 04 95
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Ranked #24 of 418 Attractions in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Art Museums, Landmarks
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, a well-known architect and artist, this museum has an international collection of modern art in addition to much of Hundertwasser's work.

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Stoke Poges, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We visited Kunsthaus Wien on our last day in Vienna. I love Gaudi and found the Kunsthaus and abstract art exhibition a wonderful quirky alternative to the opulence of the palaces, museums and art collections usually visited in Vienna. We started by having coffee in the café with its amazing interior and this was an experience in itself. Even the... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Wow, if funky architecture with an "Alice in Wonderland" feel is your kind of thing, this is a must see! We thoroughly enjoyed the walk to this non-central location. The temporary exhibitions for Lillian Bassman & Paul Himmel are slightly pricey, so we instead appreciated the Hundertwasser architecture and art after visiting the Tian Bistro Restaurant for a delicious light... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I knew Hundertwasser's the colourful paintings and architectural designs since many years but never had the chance to read about him or visit an exhibition related to his work. Kunsthaus is rather difficult to be found in Vienna but it worths the effort.The permanent exhibition is dedicated to Hundertwasser's work. Take time and watch the artist's bio film. He says... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Even though all of Hundertwasser's art isn't to my taste, I love his architecture and his visionary outlook. The exhibition (artwork, architectural models etc) and the building it's housed in, gave me a fascinating insight into the man's philosophy and life. Thankfully we all have different tastes in art, so some people will enjoy this place as much as I... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We went there for SHOEting stars exhibition during Vienna fashion week. I would kindly advice every fashion enthusiastic to visit this exhibition because personally, I found it very inspiring. Exhibition does not even include futuristic and artistic shoes, but also videos and photographies.

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Ganey Tikva Israel
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47 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

One big disappointment, fairly small, hard to get to it, and it’s style was not to my taste. After visiting Gaudy places and creations in Barcelona this place looks like a poor childish imitation. I am sorry for the time I wasted; there are many other places to visit in Vienna so my recommendation is that you can skip I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We made our last minute decision to visit the place after the prater. We had some hard time communicated with the staff at the train station for the direction to Kunsthaus but they were patience and friendly though. They wrote us the tram station 'Radetzkyplatz' on our city map and we managed to reach there successfully but we still had... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The exhibition was just okay but not much for the fee and also the restaurant was not that welcoming. The staff at the restaurant didn't bother to look at us even, and finally we left the restaurant without ordering anything.

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Edmonton, Canada
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47 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My girlfriend and I went out of our way to stop by Kunsthaus on account of all of the positive reviews and unfortunately I just don't get the hype. There are so many interesting museums and art exhibits within Vienna that I just don't think this one is worth going out of your way for. Maybe if you've run out... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great building - Hundertwasser style - with one floor full of his primary works and one floor full of amazing graphic work. Definitely worth the visit!

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