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Haus der Musik

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Address: Seilerstatte 30 | A-1010 Vienna, Vienna A-1010, Austria
Phone Number: ++43-1-513 48 50
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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HAUS DER MUSIK is Vienna's modern, interactive Sound Museum. Five floors...

HAUS DER MUSIK is Vienna's modern, interactive Sound Museum. Five floors are dedicated to the fascinating world of music and sound. Test your own musical talent on the Virtual Conductor, enjoy a short version of the famous New Year's Concert, compose your own waltz with the interactive Waltz Dice Game, learn more about Mozart, Strauss or Beethoven and experiment with pitch, sounds and musical instruments. It's the only one of its kind in the world.

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Fun for kids

Lots of hands on activities kept kids interested. My son went from "not another museum" to "wow this is cool!"

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Paris, France

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Weiden, Germany
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really fun museum to go to with friends! The upper floors are a lot more interactive than the lower ones, so if you don't have enough time, start up top. We did the night ticket, which is 1/2 price at 6.50 euro per person. The night ticket is for 2000-2200, which was the perfect amount of time for us. But... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you prefer a museum where you can touch and use things on display, this is the museum for you. It's a great place to bring your family and children. There are all kinds of displays to interact with. I also highly recommend visiting the somewhat hidden room on the first floor in which you can watch a recorded symphony!

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Thank Claire D
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved all the levels in this museum. There's a lot of be learned about the infamous Philharmonic orchestra, the way we convert and interpret sounds and lots of music samples to be heard. I loved the way the museum was laid out that made it fun and interactive for any age. Easily spent two hours of my morning in... More 

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Paris, France
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of hands on activities kept kids interested. My son went from "not another museum" to "wow this is cool!"

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Thank Jennifer O
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a traditional museum, but more of a pedagogical experience to learn about music and its history hands-on. It might be more aimed at kids, but adults in town seem to love it also.

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only learned about the Haus der Musik from our guide on a half-day tour; otherwise, we would not have known. Our kids, 9 and 11, had a blast! The best activity was conducting an orchestra. You stand at a conductor's platform, pick music from a book, hold a baton, and attempt to conduct to a recording in the background... More 

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Sombor, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting approach to music. Here you can discover or brush up on your knowledge about Vienna Philharmonic, Sonosphere, The Great Composers ( Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Johann Strauss, Gustav Mahler etc). Also, you can have a go at conducting the Vienna Philharmonic!

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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Haus der Musik was pretty impressive! I loved the interactive exhibits and the rooms devoted to the composers. Most of the displays are text or video heavy and are too intricate for kids to understand. You would get your monies worth with teens or older who are really into music!

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Rijeka, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum is dedicated to the sounds and music, with a wide range of interesting exhibits from the world of music. It is a very innovative museums where you can learn a lot about the history of music and have a lot of fun in the same time.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

I visited the Haus Der Musik in January 2016. I bought a combination ticket for the Haus Der Musik and the Mozart Apartment Museum for 18 euros. The first floor had the history of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. The third floor had rooms on several composers - Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Strauss. It was very interesting. It took me... More 

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.