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MuseumsQuartier Wien

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Address: Museumsplatz 1, Vienna 1070, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 5235881

90,000 m², 60 cultural institutions - the MuseumsQuartier Wien is a place...

90,000 m², 60 cultural institutions - the MuseumsQuartier Wien is a place of art and crea tivity. You'll find renowned museums here, as wellas small cultural initiatives, classics of modernism and young artists of the current century. The spectrum ranges from the visual arts to architecture, music, fashion, theater, dance, literature and children's culture, to game culture, street art, design and photography. Innumerable cultural events also take place throughout the year in the courtyards of the MQ, featuring everything from dance performances, exhibition projects and film festivals to literary readings and even DJ line-ups.

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Everything on the doorstep

As well as the museum, there is a lovely Christmas market and access to the beautiful Hofsburg palace across the road. It's a great location where you can tick a few attractions... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Vienna is full of gardens and such places where one can sit and relax. This one is right in the middle of the museum square. So even while your friends are visiting museums that aren't of interest, you can sit back here. There are a lot of activities scheduled here also.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As well as the museum, there is a lovely Christmas market and access to the beautiful Hofsburg palace across the road. It's a great location where you can tick a few attractions off of your list in one go.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to view Shielle and Klimt with friends. Great museum with good gift shop and cafe. Great space with no chance of overcrowding.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pretty much dead in Winter and the Kinder Museum required bookings although no one was in it. Pretty soulless in winter and little for kids to do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So easy to get to by underground, the stop is marked 'Museum Quarter' so you can't miss it. As we came up from the tube, there it was in all its glory! Museums and Art galleries altogether so not much walking. Beautiful clean well run places where several hours can be passed browsing the artefacts and treasures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place. A lot of restaurants, museums and also fine if you just want to sit in the courtyard. A place where young people meet.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great unique place in Vienna that is home to a blend of small vendors to restaurants, coffee houses and wineries. Great for wining and dining, chatting with friends, chilling in the sometimes brutish sun or performing whatever in front of an international crowd. Plus it houses a huge contemporary art museum if that is your vice. The location is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see in this museum quarter that it would be impossible unless you have a lot of time to spare to see all the museums here, plan what you want to see and try not to get distracted.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting exhibits and museums of every type. Lovely to wander around and pick which interests you the most. Many are free.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Inside the MQ you can socialize with your friends or business partners in all seasons. Now in winter they have there some great Glühwein and Puntsch bars and in Summer/Spring you can just relax on the giant plastic "sofas"

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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 Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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