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Weltmuseum Wien

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Very interesting in a beautiful building just close to the Hofburg and the Museum Quarter... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2019
sabrrota
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Milan, Italy
Cultural artifacts f I’m around the world

It is not everyday that you can enter a museum and see such a wide variety of artifacts from around... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2019
StirlingB
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Ottawa, Canada
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The Weltmuseum Wien is one of the world’s leading ethnographical museums, situated in the Hofburg Palace on Vienna’s Ringstrasse. In 14 distinct exhibition galleries, the focus is on unique cultural treasures from all over the world. The aim is to...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Heldenplatz, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tip: do some homework and decide where to start with this vast collection. For me it was the feathered head dress once supposed to be Montezuma’s cape. Tip: behind the display is an informative video about about it was made and its archival history that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

My wife and myself are currently holidaying in Vienna and this morning spent a most enjoyable couple couple of hours at the impressive Welt Museum. It is located in the well known Hofburg Quarter and - as such - not difficult to find. Also good...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

This museum has a lot displays and artefacts but there is very little information about them. The information that is displayed is not very interactive. It also is not laid out in a manner that you flow around the exhibits, we had to go back...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

Very interesting in a beautiful building just close to the Hofburg and the Museum Quarter. Undervalued and with few people would deserve more attention.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

This may be my favorite museum in Vienna. The extensive collection of artifacts from around the world is well exhibited, informative, and engaging. The royal feather headdress is here, as well as many items from the Pacific.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

It is not everyday that you can enter a museum and see such a wide variety of artifacts from around the world as you can in the Weltmuseum. From Mexico to The Far East and everything in between it is all here. I am quite...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank StirlingB
Reviewed July 29, 2019

There was really nice ethnographic collection in this museum. The signs were in German and English, so it was easy for foreigners to learn more about exhibits. There were three sections: ethnographic, which I really liked, imperial armoury, which showed a lot of different armors,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Normaly museums like these can be a bit dated (to say the least) However this museum is not!! It is a really really beautiful museum. Very informative, in a modern and innovative way. The exhibitions are very well pland out and the descriptions off the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

This collection of objects collected from all over the world is an eye opener. The exhibition is well thought out and space is used wisely.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

I walked to the museum to make sure I saw the Nepal exhibit. I accomplished my goal and it was well worth the walk . In addition the rest of exhibits I enjoyed also. It was a quiet evening and the near empty museum was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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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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