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"Kunsthistorisches Museum - great architecture" Top 5 Page for this destination KHM - Kunsthistorisches Museum - Art History Museum Tip by globetrott

  the great entrance-hall
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  • the great entrance-hall - Vienna
      the great entrance-hall
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      the dome of Kunsthistorisches Museum
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  • a great cafe under the large dome - Vienna
      a great cafe under the large dome
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Kunsthistorisches Museum is one of the 2 best museums in Vienna, not only for the great collections that you will see there, but also for the great architecture of the building, that once belonged to the Hofburg and the royal court of the Austrian empire. Collections of paintings and other works of art were quite common at a royal court and many of the exhibits of today had been given as a donation by other emperors who visited Vienna in former times.
In order to see the best parts of the building, you have to get inside and pay for the entrance. Photography is no problem, you simply are not allowed to use a flash or tripod.
the most beautiful parts of the building are certainly the giant entrance-hall and the high dome with a restaurant / cafe underneath.
You are able to enter the cafe ONLY when you pay the entrance-fee for the museum !

Address: A-1010 Wien / Maria-Theresiaplatz
Directions: take bus 2A or 57A or the tram #1 or #2 on Ringstrasse and get out at station "Hofburg" When using the metro U2, the station to get out is : Babenbergerstrasse / Volkstheater
Phone: +43 1 52524

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  • Updated Feb 17, 2016
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  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2016 at 11:10 AM

    I think they would have to throw me out in the evening :-) I plan to be inside for hours and hours :-)


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