Hofmobiliendepot

Hofmobiliendepot information

Vienna , Austria
Address
Street 07, Andreasgasse 7
Getting there
metro Neubaugasse
More information
www.hofmobiliendepot.at
Prices
adult/child €8.50/6
Opening hours
10am-6pm Tue-Sun
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Lonely Planet review

The Habsburgs stashed away the furniture not displayed in the Hofburg, Schönbrunn, Schloss Belvedere and their other palaces at the Hofmobiliendepot. A romp through this regal attic of a museum, covering four floors, gives a fascinating insight into furniture design, with highlights such as a display of imperial travelling thrones, Emperor Maximilian's coffin and Empress Elisabeth's neo-Renaissance bed from Gödöllö Castle.

Biedermeier aficionados will gravitate to the 2nd floor, where over a dozen rooms are beautifully laid out in the early 19th-century style, and a few dozen chairs from the era can be tested by visitors. In all, it’s the most comprehensive collection of Biedermeier furniture in the world. The 4th floor displays Jugendstil furniture from the likes of Otto Wagner, Loos and Hoffmann.

This, one of the more underrated museums in the city, is included in the Sisi Ticket.