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Museum of Fine Arts © Kunsthistorisches Museum

Museum of Fine Arts - Vienna

Thanks to the acquisitions by and the patronage of the House of Habsburg, the gallery has an unrivaled collection of old masters. Check out room X, which contains a vast collection of works by Peter Breughel the Elder...
The 16th century art and treasure chambers of Archduke Ferdinand and of Emperor Rudolph II, together with the baroque collections of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm form the nucleus of the museums magnificant collections, conveying a sense of the art-loving Habsburg dynasty's imperial splendor.

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. In all, the museum is divided into eight different collections, some of which are housed in the Hofburg and in Schönbrunn Palace.

Kunsthistorisches Museum - Museum of Fine Arts
Main Building
Maria Theresien-Platz
1010 Vienna

Opening hours
Tue - Sun 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Thu 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. (Coin cabinet closes at 6.00 p.m.)
1 June - 31 August: Mon 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

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