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Akademie der bildenden Kunste

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This art gallery houses a collection of impressive works by famous artists such as Peter Paul Rubens and is also home to Hieronymus Bosch's famous painting "The Last Judgement."
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Schillerplatz 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
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43 1 588 16 ext. 225
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Obviously this is not the Art History Museum, but it still has some very nice and interesting paintings including some real gems. Not a must see, but if you have the time it is certainly worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jozefo2013
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Im not sure what I was expecting with a visit to the Academy of Fine Arts. The paintings (perhaps only some of them?) have been moved while the Academy is being renovated. The collection now on show at the Theater Museum include the Bosch Last...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank psara2017
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Great art museum currently in the Theater museum because of the renovation. For those who love and enjoy art.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gorski S
Reviewed March 26, 2018

The Picture Gallery (Gemälde galerie) of the Academy of Fine Arts is one of the important collections of Old Masters in Vienna. Unfortunately the gallery is presently closed for restorations. At this time the collection highlights, including the important Last Judgment triptych by Hironymus Bosch...More

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank BradJill
Reviewed January 8, 2018

I really love art and in my opinion this museum should be visited. There is amazing pieces and the atmosphere inside is magical.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Nick W
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Bad luck on this one. Upon arrival we were turned away. A very kind professor explained that the Exibet is closed until November. He did not say what date in November but I hope to warn fellow travelers so they may avoid loosing the time...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank cdwood77
Reviewed July 12, 2017

If you like old masters, this is the right place for you. There are a lot of very good anf famous paintings from great old masters.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 545medva
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We rented headsets and spent about two hours in this beautiful museum. The art is beautiful, but so is the buildings architecture. It is totally awesome.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Judi W
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

This fine building has so much history. It's a shame that Hitler was not accepted here either if the times he applied. Perhaps the world's history would be different. Worth a visit to walk where Hitler walked.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank BonnieNimmo
Reviewed June 13, 2017

So it is not the most prepossessing of frontages and is not given the prominence it merits. You could easily think on entry that you have stumbled in to a university building and you are in the wrong place. BUT ! it's a really great...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Noel C
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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The
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