Top Choice Museum in Baden bei Wien

Arnulf Rainer Museum

Located inside the former Frauenbad (Women’s Bathhouse) near the tram terminus, this interesting museum showcases the work of its namesake Arnulf Rainer, who was born in Baden in 1929. A recalcitrant art school drop…
Abbey in Wienerwald

Stift Heiligenkreuz

This medieval monastery is one of the country’s most beautiful and is not only the second-oldest Cistercian monastery in the world but the oldest continuously inhabited and active one. Among many highlights is the v…
Monument in Baden bei Wien


This monument on Hauptplatz to the Holy Trinity, dating from 1714, is one of Austria's wierdest (with a very dribbly someone-left-my-cake-out-in-the-rain meets baroque styling).
Park in Baden bei Wien


The Kurpark is a magnificent setting for a stroll or as a place to repose on the benches in front of the bandstand, where free concerts are held from May to September. Attractive flower beds complement monuments to …
Convent in Wienerwald

Carmelite Convent

This Carmelite convent, 6km southwest of Heiligenkreuz, was the site of the famous Mayerling murder-suicide of Emperor Franz Joseph I and Empress Elisabeth's son Rudolf and his young lover, Baroness Mary Vetsera. It…
Museum in Baden bei Wien

Rollett Museum

The Rollett Museum, southwest of the town centre and just off Weilburgstrasse (a five-minute walk southeast of the Thermalstrandbad), covers important aspects of the town’s history. The most unusual exhibit is the c…