Museum quarter (MuseumsQuartier Wien)
The MuseumsQuartier Wien are the former Imperial Stalls which were converted into a museum complex. It opened in 2001 and is one of the ten largest cultural complexes in the world (60.000 m2). The MuseumsQuartier is home to numerous cultural facilities and includes three musea.
– Leopold Museum: important collection of modern Austrian art
– Kunsthalle Wien: exhibition institution for international contemporary art
– Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien (MUMOK): the largest museum for modern and contemporary art in Central Europe. Paintings and sculptures from Henri Matisse, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol
Other musea & facilities in the MuseumsQuartier
These are situated in smaller buildings around the inneryard
– Architekturzentrum Wien: Austria’s leading museum for architectur
– DSCHUNGEL WIEN: theater, dance, modern media, festivals and film
– Quartier21: 60 autonomous cultural activities (fashion, design, art)
– Tanzquartier Wien: contemporary dance and performance
– ZOOM Kindermuseum: children’s museum with exhibitions and workshops
– Halle E+G: popular event venue with international music, theater and dance
– Several cafe-restaurant’s with closing hours till 02.00
The MuseumsQuartier is located in downtown Vienna opposite Maria Theresienplatz and two large museums: the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum of Fine Arts) and the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien (Museum of Natural History). The museum square has it’s own metro station (U2/U3). To the Imperial Hofburg Palace is a 5 minutes walk.
– Admission to the Quartier21 and inneryard is free.
– Leopold Museum: adult €13
– Mumok: adult €11
– Kunsthalle Wien: adult €12
– The Tanzquartier Wien: adult €20