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“Big Fun....even if you are not a movie buff”

The Third Man Museum
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Ranked #17 of 564 things to do in Vienna
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Owner description: OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 2 - 6 pm! For more opening hours check our webpage ! The THIRD MAN MUSEUM is THE place to go but ONLY for film fans and all those interested in the post-war history of Vienna. Private museum without sponsors and without subsidies, but a 100% passion! The Third Man Museum contains much heart and soul. And you can feel it! EXCLUSIVE guided tours on any day of the week by request!
Morris,Illinois
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“Big Fun....even if you are not a movie buff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

We found the museum to be a wonderful way to get a feel for postwar Vienna. The guides were great and we would highly recommend a visit. Movie buffs will be in heaven. The collection is very impressive. The museum is in several buildings side by side...all the more interesting. JUST VISIT!

Visited November 2012
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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

My friend said he's "never seen me so excited". He was probably right.
Although seeing the movie is a must to fully appreciate much of the museum (if you haven't then you may be wasting your life) but much is dedicated to Vienna and recovering from WW2. To see what it was and how it has been rebuilt is a testament to the Austrian people.
I could have stayed in there hours - I probably did.

Visited January 2013
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“A must for lovers of classic cinema”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

I love Vienna and I love The Third Man. So you can imagine my delight when I found there was a museum dedicated to the iconic film noir in the heart of the city.

This is an impressive private collection with posters, memorabilia, props from the film. The owners are extremely friendly and informative and take a delight in showing you around the place.

What's more, it dedicates an entire room to an almost forgotten part of Viennese history; the occupation by four powers much like that of Berlin.

An encompassing experience of the film and of late 40's history. Very unique.

Visited January 2013
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Le Tignet, France
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“Don't miss it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

If you liked the film 'The Third Man' (in my view of the the great movies of all time) then this museum is a must. Even if you have not seen the film, the museum is still full of interest with diverse exhibits focusing on life in Vienna in those years of the 4 power allied occupation that lasted from 1945 to 1955. The couple who run the museum are very helpful, informative and a mine of information about both the film and Vienna.

Sadly, when I went, the museum was open only on Saturday afternoons. Pity. It deserves to be much better known.

Visited September 2012
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Le Tignet, France
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“Terrific museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

You'll certainly get more out of this amazing museum if you've seen the 'Third Man' (I think one of the best films ever made!). However, even if you have not seen this great movie, a visit to this museum is a must if you have any interest in the fascinating immediate post-war history of Vienna. Sadly the opening hours are presently limited to Saturday afteroons. They should stay open longer and be much better known.

Visited September 2012
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