Neue Burg Museums
The Neue Burg is home to the three Neue Burg Museums. The Sammlung Alter Musik Instrumente (Collection of Ancient Musical Instruments)...
Sharing the Habsburg’s personal Jugendstil glasshouse (1901) with the Palmenhaus bar, the Schmetterlinghaus (Butterfly House) has...
Tucked behind the Hofburg, the Burggarten (Castle Garden) is a leafy oasis amid the hustle and bustle of the Ringstrasse and Innere...
Hofburg Concert Halls
The Neue Hofburg’s concert halls, the sumptuous Festsaal and Redoutensaal, are regularly used for Strauss and Mozart concerts, featuring...
01, Heldenplatz · interesting places nearby
Part of the Nationalbibliothek museum ensemble, the Papyrus Museum displays an interesting collection of 200 fragments of ancient writing on papyrus. Papyrus was used for writing in ancient Egypt and the museum focuses on this, and cultures that influenced ancient Egypt; it also has fragments of writing on other media such as parchment and clay.
One of its highlights is a fragment of musical notation on pottery depicting the choral ode from Orestes, a tragedy written by the Greek Euripides.