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Albertina

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Address: Albertinaplatz 1 | 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Description: Situated in the very heart of Vienna's City center, the Albertina houses...
Situated in the very heart of Vienna's City center, the Albertina houses one of the most important art collections of the world. Founded in 1776, the Museum today owns masterpieces by Da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Duerer, Rembrandt etc. These collections are presented in temporary exhibitions. The Batliner Collection "From Monet to Picasso" is permanentely on display and shows the most important works by artists from the age of modernism. The Habsburg Historic Staterooms of the Albertina give an air of Imperial glamour.
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Great collection of art

We loved the art in the albertina. Opened our eyes to some new artists we hadn't seen before. We love impressionist and post impressionist and they have a nice collection.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We loved the art in the albertina. Opened our eyes to some new artists we hadn't seen before. We love impressionist and post impressionist and they have a nice collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

this is one of the most underrated museum in vienna (and in the world, i would guess). but after the "kunst", the "albertina" is a true 'must see'. the permanent collection is very good but, on my visit in the end of july '15, i got to see a very good "monet to picasso" (batliner collection), a great retrospective on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Right size and convenient location. Fantastic collection and not too overwhelming. Refreshingly change from the Louvre or Met kind of museums.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Mix of modern and impressionist works. A nice size - not big, but plenty to see and the imperial rooms tucked on the side too.

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Thank you so much for sharing your review and recommending a visit in the Albertina! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful pieces of furniture and art collections displayed. You can enjoy art from the Impressionism to Modernism. Worth visiting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The museum is named after Duke Albert of Saxen-Teschen who resided here and started the art collection. Fun fact: he was the husband of Maria Tereza's favorite daughter, Maria Christina, the only one of the childern allowed to marry for love. Just thought that was romantic. The museum is the home of Durer's Young Hare, an impressionists collection and some... More 

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Dear Tripadvisors, MatildaTanascov report refers to the ehibition "Drawing now:2015" it can be seen until 11th of october 2015. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

for art lovers, worth visiting, nice shop in there as well; may be crowded during weekend; restaurant rather luxury but very nice for a coffee

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Dear MayaCz, thank you for your visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

"From Monet to Picasso" is the title of the current exhibit, in which almost every single piece is of the highest quality, and several undoubtedly qualify as masterpieces.

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Dear GranZorro, Thank you so much for taking time to share your Feedback on Tripadvisor! Thank you for recommending the Albertina. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This museum is housed in one of the loveliest buildings of Vienna. This palace was constructed,near the city walls and Hofburg, by a Count in 1744. Duke Albert of Saxe-Teschen, the son-in-law of Empress Maria Theresa, moved into it in 1794. He completely renovated the palace on neoclassical lines. He moved into it with his graphic art collection. Hence to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A huge collection of magnificent and very valuable art masterpieces. It is amazing how close you are allowed to get to these amazing art works. The modern art ,section has some interesting if not strange pieces on display.

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Dear Steveg050, Thank you for your feedback. "It is amazing how close you are allowed to get to these amazing art works." Dear Tripadvisors enjoy the authentic colours, fascinating strokes of brush, compare the different manners the artists presents their perspectives, you are welcome! 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.