The Habsburgs' overwhelmingly opulent summer palace is now a Unesco World Heritage site. Of the palace's 1441 rooms, 40 are open to the...
Schloss Schönbrunn Gardens
The beautifully tended formal gardens of the palace, arranged in the French style, are a symphony of colour in summer and a combination...
The Wagenburg displays carriages ranging from tiny children’s wagons up to sumptuous vehicles of state, but nothing can compete with...
This small theatre in Schloss Schönbrunn puts on marionette performances of the much-loved productions The Magic Flute (2½ hours) and...
13, Schloss Schönbrunn · interesting places nearby
Schönbrunn’s Children’s Museum does what it knows best: imperialism. Activities and displays help kids discover the day-to-day life of the Habsburg court, and once they’ve got an idea, they can don princely or princessly outfits and start ordering the serfs (parents) around. Other rooms devoted to toys, natural science and archaeology all help to keep them entertained. Guided tours in German are a regular feature, departing at 10.30am, 1.30pm and 3pm (in English by appointment only).