Wien Museum MUSA


This exhibition space hosts contemporary art exhibitions, such as retrospectives of major artists. During the renovations of Vienna's history museum, the Wien Museum in Karlsplatz, which are due for completion in 2022, MUSA is also mounting themed temporary exhibitions from the Wien Museum's collections.

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