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Mozart's Birthplace (Mozart Gerburtshaus)

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Address: Getriedegasse 9, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number: 43 662 844 313
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The birthplace of the famous composer displays numerous musical artifacts...

The birthplace of the famous composer displays numerous musical artifacts from his early childhood.

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A historical visit for classic music lover

We are classic music lover so of course we have to let our kid to visit tjis important historical place. To give our kid a little bit feeling instead of kust play his music... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Houten, The Netherlands
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Houten, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We are classic music lover so of course we have to let our kid to visit tjis important historical place. To give our kid a little bit feeling instead of kust play his music wirhout know the past history of music genius.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Mozart's birthplace gives you tremendous insight into the life and times of the boy genius and his remarkable family. We also visited the family home in the New Town, and enjoyed it, but if you have time for only one, I'd pick the birthplace.

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Thank CarolinSarasota
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a typical old Austrian town house which has lotys of information about the life of Mozart and is well laid out and easy to get around if you are happy to climb up and down and lots of stairs.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Salzburg is a city that makes u feel u stepped on another planet. a planet that belongs to Mozart. u feel totally distracted from the insanity of the world. it is an escape u don't want to leave. just beautifully well kept and preserved. the thing is to discover the place on walking on the little walking inner paths between... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You cannot go to Salzburg and not see the world's most famous prodigy's birth place. It was a very interesting tour and we learnt so much more about Austria's maestro and his influence on culture. I took the combined tour with the Mozart residence for only a little bit more money. The residence is just across the bridge over the... More 

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Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gives a good insight into Mozart's life,but very busy and felt couldn't take all the information in. Found the Residence museum better. With the Salzburg card worth a visit especially if raining.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although the museum here was wonderful and we learnt more than we had anticipated., the staff here were unbelievably rude and unhelpful. The worst in Austria.

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Thank Daniel T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mozart's Birthplace is at the old part of Salzburg.....Quite a happening place with lots of tourists and souvenir shops. The lower part of the building is old architecture. but the upper part has been renovated and new. You cannot miss its bright yellow colour with white windows and a big national flag

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a huge Mozart fan I obviously found this very interesting although some of the exhibits relate to one of Mozart's son who went on to become a professional musician and composer. It was interesting to see the apartment in which the famous Salzburg son was born. Definitely worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a classical music fan, and a violin player myself I was most excited to visit one of the best compositors in history birthplace. But instead of being delighted with the visit I left plain disappointed. The exhibition was poorly displayed and the objects didn't have an explanation.

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