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Museum Quarter

Museumsplatz 1, Vienna 1070, Austria (Neubau)
+43 1 523 5881
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Ranked #16 of 407 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: Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Fantastic art collection, wide range of Impressionist/Realist artists and interesting exhibition of art and drawings from WW1. Well worth visit and admission fee. Shop also pretty good, nice range of souvenirs.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

The museum quarter is an area of Vienna with a high concentration of museums and galleries. The complex that includes the Modern Art Museum, Mumok has several free exhibitions, the quality of which I guess can be variable. I struck lucky with a fantastic sound and vision installation with electrical cables as a central theme. I was enthralled and regarded... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Lots to see, but erratic scheduling makes "dropping in" impossible. Make sure you enquire in advance of travelling as the museums alternate opening hours, and often close some of their galleries with special exhibitions.

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Tenafly, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Many fantastic museums within walking distance of each other. The Leopold and Upper Belvedere Museums have the largest collections of Klimt and Schiele's in Europe.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Well worth time exploring the many facets of the area, the Leopald Museum is particularly important.

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Solihull
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Easy to get to and loads of options for all the family. Tests your culture threshold and needs more than one visit to appreciate all that is available.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Apparently there were some 20 museums in the complex but we only had time to see two, so check out my reviews on the Leopold and Mumok museums. Well worth a visit but allow loads of time. There's lots to see.

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Praia, Cape Verde
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Modern art from Klimt to tomorrow! Good permanent collections representing modernism and byond! On top of that good places to eat.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A complex of museums... you can choose from the different museums tu visit or during the summer you can sit with your friends or go to one of the restauranst or bars in the area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

the current exhibition at the Leopold museum: Trozdem Kunst is a comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the fate of Austrian artists who were active between 1914 and 1918 and Egon Schiele's work as a soldier is just stunning... exactly 100 year old... stop by at the Leopold cafe's terrace for drink...

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