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Museum of Fine Arts  

Museum of Fine Arts


The Museum of Fine Arts was built from 1872 to 1891 after designs by Gottfried Semper and Karl von Hasenauer. It ranks among the richest and most important art collections in the world.
The Museum of Fine Arts houses paintings by Rubens, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Dürer, Raphael, Titian and Velazquez, as well as the most comprehensive collection of Bruegel’s paintings in the world.
Museum of Fine Arts Maria-Theresien-Platz, A-1010 Vienna
 



Museumsquartier  

Museumsquartier


The Museumsquartier is one of the ten largest cultural complexes in the world, where baroque buildings, new architecture, cultural institutions and various disciplines of art are united.
The Leopold Museum and the MUMOK (Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna) are large art museums. Additional highlights include the TanzQuartier, an international, state-of-the-art centre for dance, the Architektur Zentrum Wien, production studios for new media, artist studios for artists-in-residence, outstanding art and cultural facilities designed for children, and a variety of other events and festivals such as the renowned Viennale film festival, the ImPulsTanz Festival, and many others.
Museumsquartier Museumsplatz 1, A-1070 Vienna
 



Sigmund Freud Museum  

Sigmund Freud Museum


Dr. Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, lived and worked in this house for almost half a century (1891 to 1938). His former office and private apartment are now, thanks to his daughter Anna, a museum.
The museum owns the original furniture from his waiting room, nearly eighty pieces of Freud’s collection of antiques and some of his personal belongings.
Sigmund Freud Museum Berggasse 19, A-1090 Vienna
 



Albertina Graphic Arts Collection  

Albertina Graphic Arts Collection


The Albertina Graphic Arts Collection is perhaps the largest and most important graphic collection in the world. It owns about 60.000 drawings and about a million graphic reproductions.
Albrecht Dürer’s famous “Rabbit” from the year 1502 is only one example of its many masterpieces.
Albertina Graphic Arts Collection Albertinaplatz 1, A-1010 Vienna
Reopening March 2003
 



Museum of Applied Arts  

Museum of Applied Arts


The Museum of Applied Arts is situated in the first district on the Ring Boulevard. It is renowned as an cultural institution and as such it represents culture as an integral and uncompromising search for authenticity.
Highlights: selection of works from the Wiener Werkstätte (Joseph Hoffmann), 20th century architectural models, Stoclet frieze (Gustav Klimt), bentwood furniture (Michael Thonet).
Museum of Applied Arts Stubenring 5, A-1010 Vienna
 



KunstHaus Wien  

KunstHaus Wien


The KunstHaus Wien is situated in the third district of Vienna and is a house, that does not correspond to the usual cliches and norms. In the KunstHaus Wien a permanent Hundertwasser exhibition is offered.
His philosophy, his works in the fields of painting, graphic, ecology and architecture are presented. Furthermore you can find regular exhibitions of avant-garde and classic modern artists.
KunstHaus Wien Weissgerberstrasse 13, A-1030 Vienna
 

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