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Museum der Moderne Monchsberg

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Address: Moenchsberg 32, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number: 43 662 84 22 20 403
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Not our cup of team - great views of Salzburg

This is a brutal concrete building on top of one of the hills overlooking Salzburg old city and castle. You can get there by lift (separate charge). If you like modern art... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Thaxted, United Kingdom
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Thaxted, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a brutal concrete building on top of one of the hills overlooking Salzburg old city and castle. You can get there by lift (separate charge). If you like modern art, you'll probably like the art here - we didtn't. There is one minor Gustav Klimt work. The interpretive material on the re-establishment of modern art after the Nazis,... More 

Thank TheNoseyBears
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am an artist and therefore I go to numerous exhibitions and museums wherever we go. Unfortunately my whole experience was somewhat underwhelming. Don't get me wrong - the exhibitions were good, art excellent (also down to taste) but I felt underwhelmed with the whole experience. The space is fantastic and honestly you can be so creative therein and do... More 

Thank SonelleG
Halifax, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This was a huge disappointment. If you have the Salzburg Card, worth tagging on to your itinerary for the views alone, but other than that it's a let down and you could use the Monchsberg Lift and avoid the museum altogether. Salzburg is a small city and a comprehensively Baroque one, so expectations were realistic - it's not going to... More 

Thank Boncouer_Famile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I would not recommend if you dont have a salzburg card, but if you do there is plenty to see and do here. Especially the garden walks and cafe on the top of the museum which offers awesome views.

Thank jh6056
Dunedin, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

We had had received rave reviews about the cafe and the views over the city and mixed assessments of the actual museum itself. The museum itself has a few interesting bits but if you really like modern art save yourself for one of the major cities. The terrace and the cafe were disappointing. OK there is a view over the... More 

Thank baxterthedog616
Geelong, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

The view was amazing. But you can ride the lift for less than 2 euros. Do that. The museum is very ordinary by world standards. No seats to sit and look or listen to exhibits. Pretty ordinary artwork. Small and disappointing.

Thank tezzaGeelongVictoria
Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

This museum offers a beautiful view over the city and a specific kind of art which is not for everybody. But I must say there is a very nice section with french theater posters dated around 1900.

Thank RJiri
Brit around the world
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We took the elevator up to the museum so we could appreciate the views and enjoy a Stiegl at the restaurant. We sat out on the terrace where the views were brilliant and we even watched a thunderstorm before making our way under cover. A lovely spot for some refreshment, strudel and far reaching views of Salzburg

Thank Kop_Chick
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

Very disappointed in the museum and "art" on display. Mostly exhibits of avant garde, self-indulgent artists. We did like the travel poster exhibit, but that was about it. Museum restaurant has great views, but entrees are close to $30.

Thank MarkSJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

Maybe it was more because of the exhibition itself or the fact we're art philistines but this was definitely one for the chin strokers.... We had entrance included in our Salzburg Card and had ventured up the lift from Gstattengasse mainly to take in the view of the old City of Salzburg and decided to take a look around the... More 

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