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Leopold Museum

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Address: Museumsplatz 1, Vienna 1070, Austria
Phone Number:
+43 1 525701529
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Leopold Museum is a unique treasure-house of Viennese Jugendstil, the...

The Leopold Museum is a unique treasure-house of Viennese Jugendstil, the Wiener Werkstätte and Expressionism. It is the most-visited museum of the city's hottest cultural site, the MuseumsQuartier, and it houses the most significant and largest Egon Schiele collection in the world, as well as masterworks by Secession founder Gustav Klimt. Tip: The museum's panorama windows offer a wonderful view of central Vienna with Maria Theresa Square and the Hofburg Palace.

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There are lots of pictures you will have seen numerous times in reproduction and seeing the real thing doesn't disappoint - quite the reverse. It's not, perhaps the most exciting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Poznan, Poland
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Uusikaupunki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There was Klimt and Scheele ecxhibition at the time + few others. The place is very spacious and bright and not too big so it didn't take many hours to go through all the levels. MInus is that in some halls there were only one or two pieces.

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Poznan, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are lots of pictures you will have seen numerous times in reproduction and seeing the real thing doesn't disappoint - quite the reverse. It's not, perhaps the most exciting display of all time, but it's simple, informative and very rewarding.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great works by Austrian Artists like Gustav Klimt. Many other spectacular pieces of art. The Museum has amazing views and it is very easy to walk around. Artwork is showcased very well.

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Hinterbruhl, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many museums to visit in Vienna but this one has really got it right. Spend 2-3 hours here and by then you will have seen everything but not be too shattered! The main attractions are Schiele and Klimt but there are some other artists too - I particularly liked Waldmueller who came from Hinterbruehl - where I... More 

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LeopoldMuseum, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Leopold Museum, responded to this review

Dear Sissy55, first off we want to thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our display of art around 1900. The video was actually of the founders wife Dr. Elisabeth Leopold. If you are interested in what she had to say, please check our website regularly - Dr.... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum houses a splendid collection of 19th-20th-century paintings including plenty of Klimt, Schiele, and Kokoschka as well as some French impressionists and others. A must see

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting Leopold museum. There usually have several exhibition at the same time for all kinds of art aficionados. Their permanent collection is impressive as well. It could take more than a week to really admire everything.. but I tried! It's a shame not visit this beautiful place if you appreciate art, culture, and history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressed with this museum, spent so much time in there , admiring the work Of two great artist ,Klimt pieces blew me away and will remain printed in my memory forever WOW ! Every bit worth seeing . Many Egon Schiele pieces exhibited in the museum as well, overall amazing and not to be missed a beautiful piece of... More 

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LeopoldMuseum, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Leopold Museum, responded to this review

Dear rene c, thank you very much for your wonderful review. We really appreciate your feedback and we hope you will come back for one of our special temporary exhibitions. Next exhibition is opening on the 25th of March "Carl Spitzweg - Erwin Wurm. Hilarious! Hilarious?". Don't miss the innovative dialogue between a german artist from the 19th century and... More 

Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the Museum quarter, houses a large exhibit of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele art. Gives a wonderful overview of the artistic movement during the early 1900's.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good art gallery with a fantastic collection of artists. Great building in the museum quarter of the city.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there to see Klimt and Schiele exposition. Impressing paintings, well presented. The holistic approach of the exposition, the selected artwork were reflecting the era . The furnitures were also beautiful.

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