Best Vienna Museums

Some of the best Vienna museums are located in the museums quartier in Wien, the Leopold Museum and the MUMOK (Museum of Modern Art). You can't miss the beautiful buildings of the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum of Art History) and the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien (Museum of Natural History of Vienna).

Below there is the list of interesting museums in Vienna.

Naturhistorische Museum

The Museums Quartier

You can't miss a visit to the Leopold Museum. The museum is well-known for containing the largest collection of Egon Schiele's paintings , an Austrian painter from the 20th century. The permanent collection also shows paintings of Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Gerstl. The museum is closed on Tuesdays but open every day in the summer. A masterticket will combine the entrance to the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Leopold Museum.

The Museum of Modern Art called the MUMOK contains works from Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, Roy Lichtenstein... Address: MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1 Wien.

The Architekturzentrum Wien is about the Austrian architecture and urban design. Address: Museumplatz 1 Wien.

Others museums in Wien

The Kunsthistorisches Museum is located on the Maria-Theresien-Platz. It holds the famous painting the Tower of Babel from Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Address: Burgring 5, 1010 Vienna.

On the other side of the square stands the Naturhistorische Museum(Museum of Natural History of Vienna). It displays dinosaur’s skeletons, extinct plants and animals, precious stones, minerals...

The Liechenstein museum is one of the largest private collection of paintings and sculptures from the 16th to 18th century. Address: Fürstengasse 1 1090 Vienna. 

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