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Mumok - Museum of Modern Art
The Mumok is THE museum for modern art in Vienna and is located in the middle of the campus of the Vienna Museumsquartier!
Wiener Prater - An Imperial Amusement Park
The Prater is Viennas larges amusement and local recreation area with more than six square kilometers. The former hunting grounds of the imperial Habsburg family has been opened to the public in 1766 by Emoprer Joseph II.
Albertina modern is the second house of Albertina founded in 2020. With more than 60.000 artworks of more than 5.000 artists, it is one of the big houses of contemporary art. From zero to hero? "How does that work?" you might ask ... Photo: © Rupert Steiner
Founded in 1776 by Duke Albert of Saxe-Teschen, a son-in-law of Empress Maria Theresa, the collection comprises over one million prints and 60,000 drawings.
Flea Markets in Vienna
For many, flea markets are the ultimate leisure activity and of course Vienna has to offer some really fine ones. Most specialize in antiques, like china, figurines, old medals and lamps, but I swear, there is something for everyone!
Viennese Coffee Culture
Try to order simply “coffee” anywhere in Vienna and you will only get weird looks back. Coffee? Which kind of coffee? Großer Schwarzer, kleiner Brauner, Einspänner, Melange or Verlängerter?
Shopping in Vienna
Shopping is always fun and in Vienna, there are plenty of opportunities to roam around the city to find something nice.
Kapuzinergruft - Habsburgs Imperial Vault
The Imperial Burial Vault, part of the Church of the Capuchin Friars on Neuer Markt in the old town, is the main burial site of the Habsburgs and deeply symbolic of the history of the dynasty.
NHM - Naturhistorisches Museum Wien
The Natural History Museum Vienna is one of the largest, oldest, and most noteworthy natural history museums in the world. The current building was completed in 1889. And yes, there are dinosaurs! Picture: © NHM Wien, Kurt Kracher
Musical Theater in Vienna
Vienna is not London and not even the West End when it comes to musicals, but it is - without exaggeration - the most important Musical city in the German-speaking countries. Many musicals had their world premiere on one of Vienna's stages, like "Elisabeth", "Freudiana" or "Dance of the Vampires".
Strauss Dynasty Museum - Museum der Johann Strauss Dynastie
A museum dedicated to Johann Strauss, creator of the Blue Danube Waltz, and his family has opened in Vienna. But there are also plenty of other places for fans of the waltz king to visit, from his apartment to his final resting place.
Heeresgeschichtliches Museum - Military History Museum
There has bee a lot of controversy around the museal display of history in the times of National-Socialism and World War II. It is for certain, that a lot has to be done and changed, but still if you are interested in the history of World War I and the more or less glorious adventures of the Austrian Empire of the Habsburgs, you should consider a visit.