Mozarts Geburtshaus

Mozarts Geburtshaus information

Salzburg , Austria
Getreidegasse 9
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adult/child €10/3.50, incl Mozart-Wohnhaus €17/5
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Salzburg’s most famous son, was born in this bright yellow townhouse in 1756 and spent the first 17 years of his life here.

Today’s museum harbours a collection of instruments, documents and portraits. Highlights include the mini-violin he played as a toddler, plus a lock of his hair and buttons from his jacket. In one room, Mozart is shown as a holy babe beneath a neon blue halo – we’ll leave you to draw your own analogies…