Mozarts Geburtshaus

Mozarts Geburtshaus information

Location
Salzburg , Austria
Address
Getreidegasse 9
More information
www.mozarteum.at
Prices
adult/child/family €10/3.50/21
Opening hours
9am-5.30pm
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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 miniviolin 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…