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AustriaViennaAlbertina MuseumTel:	+43 (1) 53483 520 Fax:	+43 (1) 533 76 97 E-m: Web: Currently the collection consists of approximately 65,000 drawings and nearly one million prints covering all of the major art- historical epochs from the late Gothic to the contemporary ModernBelvedereTel:	+43/1/79 557-134 Fax:	+43/1/79 557-136 The Österreichische Galerie Belvedere is one of the world’s major museums. The Upper Belvedere houses the largest collection of paintings by Gustav Klimt in the world including The Kiss and Judith, Monet, Renoir and Manet. The Lower Belvedere houses the Baroque Museum and Museum of medieval Art.Haydn HouseHaydngasse 19 Tel:	+43-1-505 87 47-0 Haydn bought this suburban house in 1793. The exhibition concentrates on the last years of the composer’s life, his personal relationships and his place in Viennese societyMIRÓ12. 09. 2014 –11. 01. 2015KunstHausWienUntere Weissgerstrasse 13 A-1030 Vienna Tel:	+43 (1) 712 04 95 23 Fax:	+43 (1) 712 04 96 Web: Presents on 2 floors Friedensreich Hundertwasser’s work, his philosophy,paintings, drawings, tapestry and architecture. A modern day adventure in creative architecture. Regular temporary exhibitions, shop and café.Kunsthistorisches MuseumTel:	+43 (1) 525 24- 417 Web: The Museums collections range from Ancient Egyptian and Greek and Roman Antiquities to the Collections of Medieval Art to the splendid Renaissance and Baroque Collections. Regular special exhibitions throughout the yearLiechtenstein PalaceTel:	+43 1 319 57 67-153 The Liechtenstein Palace has ceased its previous museum operations. The palace has re- focus on events and pre-booked guided tours of the princely collections.Mozarthaus ViennaA-1040 Vienna, Weyringergasse 17/2 Tel:	+43-1-505 31 00 Web: A centre devoted to the lifeand works of Mozart including the historical apartment where he lived. In addition visitors can find out about the times in which Mozart lived and his most important works. The exhibition focuses on his years in Vienna, which marked a high point in his creativityOld Vienna Schnaps- Museum Wilhelmstr 19-21 A-1120 Vienna Reservations required Tel:	+43 1 815 7300 Fax:	+43 1 815 730010 E-m: office@schnapsmuseum. com www.schnapsmuseum.comA unique opportunity to see not only the distilling process but the original offices, furniture and equipment from the1870’s – 1920’s and still in use today.. Meet a Viennese family and learn all about Schnaps. Unlimited sampling! Takes 45 minutes. Bus parking in front of the museumMuseumQuartier - ViennaMuseumptatz 1 A 1-1070 Vienna Information Web: Tel:	+43 1 523 5881 Group ToursTel:	+43 1 523 58 81 1704 Housed in the former royal winter stables, it unites baroque with modern architecture. This is a modern and contemporary arts complex, open 24hours, with 6 restaurants and cafes. Some of the museums in the complex are shown belowSigmund Freud MuseumBerggasse 19, A-1090 Wien Tel:	+43-1- 319 15 96 Fax:	+43-1- 317 02 79 Web: On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s death, the museum dedicates an exhibition to his travels, including his flight from Nazi- reigned Vienna to London in 1938. Personal documents, photographs and original furnishings exhibited. A gem!Sisi MuseumHofburg – Imperial Apartments Tel:	+43 1 533 75 70 Fax:	+43 1 533 75 70 33 E-m: info@hofburg-wien,at Web: www.hofburg-wien.atThe museum offers a fresh insight into the life of Empress Elizabeth – “Sisi”. The museum tracks her life from a child in Bavaria through to her assassination in Geneva in 1898.MelkMelk AbbeyTel: +43(0)2752-555-232 E-m: Kultur.tourismus@ Melk has been a spiritual and cultural center of the country for more than 1000 years, first as a castle for the Babenbergs, then from 1089 as a Benedictine monastery, founded by Margrave Leopold II. The Monastery also now has a museumSalzburgDomQuartier SalzburgResidenzplatz 1 & Domplatz 1a 5020 Salzburg Tel. +43662 8042-2109 Opens May 2014A single admission ticket lets visitors experience an extraordinary walking tour of the museum, closed to the public for 200 years. Starting in the Residence, you will walk through the Residence State Rooms, the Residence Gallery, the Cathedral Museum and St. Peter’s Museum. The baroque Rossacher collection can also be admired at the North Oratory. The DomQuartier provides previously unseen glimpses into the former centre of prince-archbishopric power and impressive vistas of the city.BelgiumAntwerpThe Red Star Line Museum2000 Antwerp Tel: 32 3 298 27 70 Opened 2013. The legendary shipping company transported over 2 million passengers by the River Scheldt to America: poor European migrants in search of the American dream, also well- heeled passengers on a pleasure or business trip to New York.BruggeChoco-Story – The Chocolate MuseumSint-Jansstraat, 7b Tel:	+0032 50/61.22.37 Web: E-m: Housed in the The Maison de Croon (1480) The museum opened in March 2004 and tells the story of how chocolate was discovered. The museum tells the story of the transformation of cocoa into chocolate and to promote the health and quality aspects of Belgian chocolateThe ‘Diamantmuseum Brugge’Web: Tel:	+32 50 342056 Diamantmuseum Brugge offers a unique view into the diamond world, normally inaccessible to the publicEvery day at 12.15, acontinued on page 26...albertinaplatz 1, 1010 vienna, daily 10 am–6 pm, wednesday 10 am–9 pmdegas cezanne seurat23. 01.–17. 05. 2015monetto picasso permanent on showYou can see all editions of the Guide and magazine at TRAVEL GUIDE_86x123.indd	1	09.04.14	14:47Museums and Galleries

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