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Karikaturmuseum

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Address: Steiner Landstrasse 3a, Krems an der Donau 3500, Austria
Phone Number: +43 2732 908020
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Karikaturmuseum Krems is the very unique museum for caricature, cartoons,...

Karikaturmuseum Krems is the very unique museum for caricature, cartoons, comics and satire art in Austria. Founded in 2001, the architect and caricaturist Gustav Peichl / IRONIMUS planned the museum and enriches Krems with its exhibitions.

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Definitely the highlight of this town. A fun place to see and see it with the background to make fun about politics, stories, culture, etc.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Salzburg Region, Austria
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Salzburg Region, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Definitely the highlight of this town. A fun place to see and see it with the background to make fun about politics, stories, culture, etc.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

When we visited this museum, its shows were dedicated to two cartoonist/humorists, Manfred Deix and Guillermo Mordillo. In addition to stills of the latter's works, there were also screens showing various short films of his cartoons, all involving his signature tiny people with big bulbous noses. We loved the museum, and thought its light-hearted atmosphere made a nice contrast to... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I just loved the exhibitions, the museum as a total. it is a great opportunity to see the great art of austrian artists.

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Huddinge, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Caricatures by Austria's most renowned caricaturists, living and deceased. It goes without saying that you should know the persons made fun of to fully understand the implicit message of the respective sketch. Most foreigner's don't know even their name.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I have never come across Deix before but I found his work sharp and insightful. I only wish I was more fluent in German as a fair bit was lost in my translation. Some of his work is wicked but always fun. You cannot miss the entrance to this museum with the large statues outside.

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Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A Part of the exhibition is dedicated to the history of Austria. Deix is an excellent cartoonist whose depth and wit is only understood if one has followed "world events" of the past 20-30 years in Austria. A other part is for example the famous Mordillo - this is for everbody

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Karikaturmuseum in Krems qualifies as one of the most delicious and unexpected experiences I have had in recent times. Very conveniently located at the city centre, it opens a window into the real lives of Austrians, and their everyday preoccupations, which are at a far cry from the usual clichés. It also gives a precise snapshot of Austrians unique... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

An interesting place but can appreciate it only if you know German ! English speaking tourists could give this one a miss!

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Unique in its kind, at least in Austria, it is always worth visiting this museum. Besides the general exhibition on Austrian cartoon artists, there is always an interesting special exhibition. We enjoyed the current one about peace in cartoons very much.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

4 interesting Exhibitions of Austrian & German Cartoonists in building opposite the Kunsthalle. I thought it a little expensive at €10 each

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