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Museum Quarter

Museumsplatz 1, Vienna 1070, Austria (Neubau)
+43 1 523 5881
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Ranked #14 of 399 attractions in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Art Museums, Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Center for art and culture featuring artist studios, exhibition halls and cultural institutions such as the Leopold Museum, MUMOK and Kunsthalle.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The courtyard of the old imperial stables is a wonderful setting for resting after visiting one or more of the museums housed here. The Leopold is unmissable. The various cafes that surround the courtyard are all good.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I visited the fascinating Klimt and Schiele exhibition at the Leopold Museum. In the light of the current interest about the British involvement in WW1, it was interesting and moving to visit an exhibition covering 1914-1918 entitled "And yet there was art". I also had delicious (and very reasonably priced) meals at two of the Museumsquartier's restaurants.

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Colyford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Great buildings, excellent shows, fab vibe. Very envious of the Viennese having this wonderful facility

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Washington, DC
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10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Went only to the Leopold museum which was great. The courtyard of the open Museum Quarter was a nice spot with fountains, lots of activities for kids, outdoor cafes, and places the locals were using the relax. We did not have enough time in Vienna or would have been back to visit more of the museums.

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Singapore
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Vienna's Museum Quarter is wonderful for the museum buff who wants a place to hang out in a relaxed, artsy atmosphere. Surrounded by the smaller museums (Mumok, Leopold..) if you want a less intense experience than the Kunsthistorisch or Albertina , it's very accessible by the U-bahn, tram or a 20 minute walk from the centre of Mariahilferstrasse. There's a... More

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Europe
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Again a perfect place to dring a coffee, relax, hear music by a dj some times, meet people... Very friendly atmosphere and open people...

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Lisbon, Portugal
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

You find a lot of museums to visit (Mumok, Leopold Museum,etc), but you also have a nice area between them with chaira to lay down and eat frozen yogurt or sit by the water and have a beer. Nice ;)

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We ended up spending a nice day there with our son as we all had our share of an enjoyable museum experience. Started with the children's museum Zoom where our son enjoyed experiencing life in the Middle Ages : he could wear a coat of armour and helmet, make some medicinal potion, learn about stained glass for cathedrals,... We then... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

One of the strategic attractions of Vienna is that nearly all of its attractions are within walking distance. So much have been said about the museum quarter .....just a few tips....wear a pair of very comfortable walking shoes, a bottle of water and hat in summer. Also the red tram all day pass is cheaper as it goes in a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The museums and exhibits are always excellent. But this area is a great spot to go to for drinks au plein air. Cars are not allowed in the Museum Quarter (neighborhood). It is like a series of large inner courts between buildings with cafes, open spaces to hang out (sunbathing, reading etc.), free wifi, contemporary art installations and music performances.... More

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