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Top Choice Museum in The Museum District & Neubau

Leopold Museum

Part of the MuseumsQuartier, the Leopold Museum is named after ophthalmologist Rudolf Leopold, who, after buying his first Egon Schiele for a song as a young student in 1950, amassed a huge private collection of mai…
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MuseumsQuartier

The MuseumsQuartier is a remarkable ensemble of museums, cafes, restaurants and bars inside former imperial stables designed by Fischer von Erlach. This breeding ground of Viennese cultural life is the perfect place…
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

One of the unforgettable experiences of any trip to Vienna is a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, brimming with works by Europe’s finest painters, sculptors and artisans. Occupying a neoclassical buildin…
Top Choice Theatre in The Museum District & Neubau

Burgtheater

The Burgtheater hasn't lost its touch over the years – this is one of the foremost theatres in the German-speaking world, staging some 800 performances a year, which reach from Shakespeare to Woody Allen plays. The …
Top Choice Landmark in The Museum District & Neubau

Rathaus

The crowning glory of the Ringstrasse boulevard's 19th-century architectural ensemble, Vienna's neo-Gothic City Hall was completed in 1883 by Friedrich von Schmidt of Cologne Cathedral fame and modelled on Flemish c…
Top Choice Gallery in The Museum District & Neubau

MUMOK

The dark basalt edifice and sharp corners of the Museum Moderner Kunst are a complete contrast to the MuseumsQuartier's historical sleeve. Inside, MUMOK contains Vienna’s finest collection of 20th-century art, centr…
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Naturhistorisches Museum

Vienna's astounding Naturhistorisches Museum covers four billion years of natural history in a blink. With its exquisitely stuccoed, frescoed halls and eye-catching cupola, this late-19th-century building is the ide…
Top Choice Clothing in The Museum District & Neubau

Dirndlherz

Putting her own spin on alpine fashion, Austrian designer Gabriela Urabl creates one-of-a-kind, high-fashion Dirndls (women's traditional dress), from sassy purple-velvet bosom-lifters to 1950s-style gingham numbers…
Top Choice Vegetarian in The Museum District & Neubau

Tian Bistro

Colourful tables set up on the cobbled laneway outside Tian Bistro in summer, while indoors, a glass roof floods the atrium-style, greenery-filled dining room in light. It's the cheaper, more relaxed offspring of Mi…
Top Choice Craft Beer in The Museum District & Neubau

Brickmakers Pub & Kitchen

British racing-green metro tiles, a mosaic floor and a soundtrack of disco, hip-hop, funk and soul set the scene for brilliant craft beers and ciders: there are 30 on tap at any one time and over 150 by the bottle. …